Zev Yaroslavsky

Make space for L.A.'s Christian history on the county seal

To the editor: In reference to the concern former L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky says he felt as a child seeing City Hall lit up as a cross during the Christian feast of Nativity, I understand: The complexities of living in a multi-cultural, multi-religious society can be very confusing for children. ("Keep a cross off the L.A. County seal," Op-Ed, Nov. 20)

Now as an adult and experiencing the same confusion as to the inclusion of a cross in the public seal of the County of Los Angeles, I am concerned: Is there no place in the history...