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Oxford Basin Refugees in Mar Vista Re: “Trouble in Paradise,” opinion, May 14 Even before reading this piece, I’d had it in mind to send in an epilogue about the demise of the Oxford Lagoon habitat. I live in Mar…


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Plan for Fisherman’s Village is crass, misguided See “A Bigger, Busier Fisherman’s Village,” page 9 If the developer’s redesign for Marina del Rey’s Fisherman’s Village goes forward, the public recreational intere...


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Politics Trumped the Mission Re: “Happy Birthday, Heal the Bay,” opinion, April 30 It was actually one tenacious man, Howard Bennett, assisting another tenacious man, Rim Fay, who got the ball rolling on healing the bay 30 ...



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New Rules for Driving on Speedway Having lived on Marina Peninsula for over 16 years, I have been an avid journeyman on Speedway — whether by foot, bike or skateboard. Sometimes walking with my wife, sometimes with my terrier...


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Housing at our future’s expense See “New Apartments Slated for Downtown Westchester,” news, page 11 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has called for building 100,000 new housing units in the city by the year 2021. In Westch...


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The Homeless Have Rights Re: “It’s Time to Decriminalize Rest,” opinion, April 16 At last, an intelligent and compassionate story about decriminalizing homelessness. They have as much right to be here as we have — moral...



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Pony Rides Are a Cruel Anachronism Re: “Animal rights battle heads to court,” news, March 26 It boggles the reasonable mind that, in 2015, any parent would choose to introduce their young children to horses by way of ploppi...


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Pony rides don’t belong in 2015 Re: “Animal rights battle heads to court,” news, March 26 This is not the first time people have campaigned against the pony rides at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market — there was also a...


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A $30-million gamble Re: “Schoolroom Shuffle,” news, Feb. 19 As a retired foreign language teacher, I have a serious objection to Steve Zimmer’s proposal for Mark Twain Middle School. When I taught in an innovative Spanis...



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Crime tale was a paranoid rant Re: “Transient-related crime is no exaggeration,” power to speak, Feb. 19 As an 81-year-old longtime resident of Venice (23 years), four blocks from the notorious boardwalk, I can only describ...






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