Paul Thornton


Paul Thornton is the Los Angeles Times’ letters editor. He joined the editorial pages in 2005 as a researcher and occasional editorial writer and also served as a Web producer. A UC Berkeley graduate, he lives in Alhambra with his wife, two sons and two cats.

Recent Articles

  • Doggone it, people still like Al Franken

    Doggone it, people still like Al Franken

    Democratic Sen. Al Franken gave a resignation speech on Thursday that omitted any apology for his alleged groping and forcible kissing of several women, and cast him as a victim in all this. Many of our letter writers take Franken’s side. Since the first accusation against the soon-to-be ex-Minnesota...

  • When will #MeToo affect Woody Allen?

    When will #MeToo affect Woody Allen?

    Good morning. I’m Paul Thornton, and it is Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Here is a continuously updated map of the Southern California wildfires currently burning (you can move the map down to see the affected areas in San Diego County). And, yes, it’s less than two weeks until the winter solstice. Let’s...

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