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Letters to the editor – April 28, 2017

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Featured, Letters to the editor, Opinion | No Comments

Keeping residents uninformed The Strategic Planning Workshop (this year held on March 23) is arguably the City Council’s most important public meeting of the year. Police, Fire and city employees are always well represented, but few residents are in attendance. The city does little to promote civic engagement. If anything, it actively discourages community involvement […]

SB 54 will bring unintended consequences

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured, Opinion | No Comments

By Senator Joel Anderson California’s sanctuary state bill will expose more dreamers and their families to possible deportation. SB 54 by Senator Kevin de Leon (D – Los Angeles) aims to build on existing state law, the TRUST Act, which prohibits local law enforcement from detaining undocumented immigrants in order for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement […]

Higher education is the issue of our time

Posted: March 24th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured, Opinion | No Comments

By Rep. Susan A. Davis A nation’s potential is aligned closely with the strength of its education system. America’s success is a result of the quality and abundant opportunities in the area of higher education. Education has always been a passion of mine. I got my start in public service because of education. In 1983, […]

Guest Editorial: Putting a face on what repeal of health care law looks like

By Rep. Susan A. Davis Opponents of the Affordable Care Act took a major step closer toward repealing the law last month. Republicans, with Democrats unified in opposition, passed a budget resolution that will allow the repeal of the health care law with just 51 votes in the Senate. Within hours of assuming office, President […]