Writing letters to the editor
An LAPD investigation into who leaked the recording of racist remarks by L.A. City Council members sends the wrong message about accountability.
As the need for additional water restrictions in California is clear, readers ask about solar panels over aqueducts or any drought mitigation measures.
It isn’t ‘chaos’ or repeated lockdowns that are the problem with juvenile hall; it’s a system that has for decades harmed our most vulnerable young people.
The capitulation to highly profitable railroads on the unions’ sick pay demand could hurt President Biden and the Democrats politically.
Planting trees in lieu of cutting emissions is a failed strategy. It’s better to move away from fossil fuels by instituting carbon fees.
The University of California cannot function without graduate students who work as teaching assistants. They deserve much better than their low pay.
A former education official says affirmative action has been one of many tools to close the higher ed gap between minorities and whites in the U.S.
Her young grandson needs 24-hour help. The burdens placed on the family by the unavailability of caregiving have destroyed a marriage.
The education of students is being upended by the UC academic workers’ strike. Will they receive some kind of refund for their trouble?
How an existential approach to mental health can help people grappling with aging and death find meaning from their lives.
Growing rice requires huge amounts of water. Did semi-arid California ever have a reliably abundant supply for such a thirsty crop?
L.A. is a place where LGBTQ+ people can feel safe and homelessness can be discussed honestly. Why does that look like failure to so many on the right?