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CLARIFICATION: Last week’s story “More Money for Beaches and Wetlands” should have made it clearer that the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission is a state agency that’s legally distinct from The Bay Foundation, a lo...


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City Planners, Not Fires, Killed the Piers Re: “Life and Death of the Venice Piers,” Venice Stories, May 5 The Venice Stories photo montage depicting the life and death of Venice’s amusement piers gives the false impressi...


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Priced Out of Marina del Rey I have been a resident of Marina del Rey for 10 years. This is the second time I am being forced to move due to upgrades to housing complexes. This time, if I chose…



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Employees Deserve Neighborhood Council Voting Rights Re: “When Voting Rights Go Wrong,” News, May 26 While I have always felt that only residents should vote in neighborhood council elections, the L.A. City Council thought ...


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Don’t Let the Expo Line Punish Venice Re: “Manifest Destiny,” Cover Story, May 19 While we all slept comfortably in our homes, Santa Monica politicians made plans to create a new bus route leading to the newly built Expo ...


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There Goes the Gayborhood Re: “A Requiem for the Fish,” News, May 5 The Roosterfish was where I first worked for the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Lifeguard Project. And where I met a good number of my Venice friends&he...



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What It’s Really Like Being Homeless Re: “Encouraged and Optimistic,” Letters, April 21 I was so disappointed when I read Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Commissioner Pearson’s letter. How out of touch the non-h...


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Start with the Ground Game Re: “Encouraged and Optimistic” and “Amazed and Disappointed,” Letters, April 21 Last week’s letters to the editor offered two very different takes on the same ongoing and growing problem ...


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‘Amazed and Disappointed’ Re: “Bonin: It’s Time to Take Action on Homelessness,” News, April 7 I am amazed and disappointed that Councilman Bonin and Supervisor Kuehl want to turn the vacant Metro bus depot on Main St...



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Economics 101 vs. Bonin’s Panic Attack Re: “Bonin: It’s Time to Take Action on Homelessness,” News, April 7 As a professional, I feel compelled to clarify several of the points raised by your reporter in your recent cov...