About These Pages

The Voices pages, published Mondays, are intended to reflect the diversity of people and opinions in Southern California. Essays, interviews and short features explore a range of local and regional issues and opinions. Graphic features outline the character of our neighborhoods and the achievements of programs and projects of merit.

How to Participate

Readers are invited to submit comments and:

* Questions, complaints and ideas about municipal problems for Gripe, Modest Proposal and Getting Answers;


* Local accomplishments for Making a Difference;

* Youth column essays, Platform topics, manuscripts for Community Essay and clergy names for Sermon.

Call the Voices automated phone line with brief comments or suggestions: (213) 237-7670.



Voices, Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles, Calif., 90053

or Fax (213) 237-5319


Please include your phone number. We will return unused manuscripts if you include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.