Category: Letters To The Editor

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Homeless Citizens vs. Undocumented Residents “Re: To Build or Not to Build,” Inside Santa Monica, Jan. 5 Overdevelopment, affordable housing and homelessness all have an easy solution not just in Santa Monica, but throughout...

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Development Will Doom Venice Boulevard For more background, see “The Other Side of the Seven Stories” (Aug. 3) at argonautnews.com. Despite 99.9% of the neighbors in Mar Vista being against building a seven-story residential and...

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Offended by Lawbreaking and Labels, Not by Diversity Re: “Children in Del Rey’s Deep-Rooted Immigrant Community Brace for a Coming Storm,” Cover Story, Dec. 22 My response to the Dec. 22 cover page showing a young Hispanic girl...

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Actually, The Polls Got One Thing Right Re: “I’m Why The Polls Were Wrong,” Letters, Dec. 1 Perhaps the conservative senior businessman who wrote this letter would be willing to acknowledge that the pollsters who predicted...

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Playa del Rey Natural Gas Facility Needs Upgrades Southern California Gas Company has appeared twice before the Manhattan Beach City Council and both times failed to address a serious problem that threatens the health and safety...

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Join the Discussion on Venice Cityhood The Venice Neighborhood Council’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Venice Cityhood has been diligently meeting and analyzing the essential issues of fiscal sustainability and viability as a...

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A ‘Selfless Act of Kindness’ Re: “Fifty Years of Hot Dogs and French Fries,” Reporter’s Notebook, Nov. 10 Thank you, Gary Walker, for the great story of Harold Arutunian’s generosity to the neighborhood for the past 50...

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Ghost-Hunting Wild  Goose Chase  “Chase Jim Morrison’s Ghost,” Arts & Events, Oct. 20 I read in The Argonaut that there were rumors of the ghost of Jim Morrison of the Doors haunting the Venice Beach Bar (formerly the Venice...

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No Voice for the Middle For the first time in 48 years of voting I had to choose the lesser of two evils. We were given the choice between the two most hated politicians running for the presidency. This election is a direct...

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Bashing Mass Transit is Bad for Kids Re: “They Beat the Bus,” News, Oct. 20 While I understand the frustrations of residents impacted by changes to Santa Monica Big Blue Bus routes, the photo of adults looking on as children...

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A Bad Deal for Law and Order Re: “The Argonaut’s Election Endorsements: Federal Offices and State Ballot Propositions,” Oct. 13 How blindly naive can your paper be to support Prop 57? Crime is on the rise throughout the state as...

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Editor’s Note: The annual Del Rey Day event at Glen Alla Park, which had been planned for Sunday, has been postponed due to permit issues, according to organizers. Something Wicked This Way Comes If you live, work or go to...

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It’s Time to Move Forward Re: “Homeless Plan Faces Pushback,” News, Sept. 22 In a recent Argonaut article about Councilmember Bonin’s plan to use the Westminster Senior center as a facility to store belongings and provide...

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Kudos for Coyote Diligence Re: “Westchester’s Coyote Crier,” News, Sept. 8 Since moving to Playa del Rey, getting The Argonaut on Thursday has become a weekly ritual. The pups have even learned “Let’s go get the newspaper,” and...

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Traffic/Pedestrian Etiquette Needed While dropping off some materials at the Montana Branch library, I heard honking and a pedestrian challenging the honking driver with “Can I walk in the crosswalk?” I turned around and saw the...

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Bonin’s Homeless Strategy Delivers Though there has been much sound and fury about addressing homelessness in L.A. this year, deeds count more than words, and on that score L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin is delivering. Housing...

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We Need Rent Control in the Marina Re: “Cash for Keys,” Cover Story, July 28 After reading your article about payouts to Santa Monica tenants when landlords want them to move out in order to renovate and raise rents, it struck...

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The Argonaut has been catching a lot of flak for printing columnist Kelly Hayes-Raitt’s July 28 opinion piece “Reject the Boycott Black- list,” which criticized local lawmakers for proposing state legislation that would ban...

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