Opinion

A Word, Please: Try not to flout this knowledge

A Word, Please: Try not to flout this knowledge

A Jan. 20 Reuters article reported that outgoing FCC chairman Tom Wheeler urged lawmakers to keep net neutrality rules in place. According to the article, "companies already are flaunting the rules." Really? They're flaunting them? Perhaps. But it seems more likely they're flouting those rules....

Mailbag

  • The final beat of Nicholas Green’s heart of gold

    The final beat of Nicholas Green’s heart of gold

    The boy who received my son’s heart died Tuesday, although he wasn’t really a boy any longer. He was 37 years old. But when my 7-year old son, Nicholas, was shot in an attempted carjacking on a family vacation in Italy, Andrea Mongiardo was just 15. At the hospital in Sicily, my wife, Maggie, and...

  • Op-Ed: Collaboration is key to transportation projects

    Op-Ed: Collaboration is key to transportation projects

    Since the publishing of my last article, I have had the great fortune of meeting more of my talented colleagues in the Assembly, more of the passionate organizations who fight daily for the causes they believe in, and more of you — the dedicated, caring and well-informed individuals who make up...

  • Mailbag: Appreciation for sheriff’s officials

    Last week our office on Angeles Crest Highway was visited by an intruder who stole many items and ransacked the office. Within three days I received a phone call from Det. Tibbett with the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station telling me they had recovered my items and found the intruder!Deputy Gaudino...

  • Mailbag: In memory of his traffic disruptions

    Re: state Sen. Anthony Portantino’s proposal to name part of the 134 Freeway after President Barack Obama. Portantino may think this is a good idea, but let me remind him of the countless trips Obama made to California for fundraising and other non-presidential duties. Let’s also be reminded of...

  • Mailbag: Too much open space?

    Re: “La Cañada officials agree to buy former Sport Chalet HQ,” Jan. 26. There’s a saying in science that “nature abhors a vacuum.” There’s also a similar saying that “bureaucracies abhor a vacuum.”City Hall is moving from an admittedly cramped 7,160-square-foot facility to a new one of 27,881 square...

Religion

LDS Church names new local head

New lay leadership has been named for the La Crescenta stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Kirk Malmrose, a former bishop, is the new president of the stake, or diocese, which includes congregations in Sunland-Tujunga, Glendale, La Crescenta, La Cañada and Los Angeles. Malmrose,...

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