Letters to the Editor

Benny Bear’s Adventures on Father’s Day
Letters to the Editor

Benny Bear’s Adventures on Father’s Day

With a flash across the evening news, Monrovia’s local station claimeda sighting of celebrities, who had recently gained fame.They had appeared upon the scene, not very long ago,and now their photos could be gleaned on every TV Show. There were never two more handsome than these, free on the run.No finer pairs of great brown…

Reader Infuriated by ‘Mt. Olive Student, 18, Gunned Down Sunday in Unincorporated Duarte/Monrovia’ (June 8 Issue)
Letters to the Editor

Reader Infuriated by ‘Mt. Olive Student, 18, Gunned Down Sunday in Unincorporated Duarte/Monrovia’ (June 8 Issue)

Dear Editor, Despite the evidence that our nation has the most gun violence among developed countries, isn’t it perverse that legislators in many states continue to enact “right to carry” laws? It’s an irony that guns were far better controlled during the years of the lawless Wild West, than they are today. Remember Wyatt Earp, the “law…

Reader Supports ‘5 Grievances About Millennials That Are Actually Character Strengths’ (May 25 issue)
Letters to the Editor

Reader Supports ‘5 Grievances About Millennials That Are Actually Character Strengths’ (May 25 issue)

Dear Editor, Why, I wonder, is society often indignant (and sometimes enraged) when each new generation brings forth fresh thinking that departs from tradition? Monica Sanchez discusses this phenomenon in her excellent article…particularly Grievance #3: “They have no respect for authority.” In my opinion, those Millennials, who justifiably lose respect for authority deserve praise, because…

A Big Thank You to Arcadia Unified School District
Letters to the Editor

A Big Thank You to Arcadia Unified School District

Dear Editor, I believe I’m speaking for the thousands of Arcadia taxpayers in giving a great big “THANKS” to all in our Arcadia school district offices who have saved us $ 80,000,000 ($40,000,000 more than their projections) through their management of the refinancing bonds they convinced us to do in passing Measure 1 and then…

Letter to the Editor: ‘Protests Blast Arcadia City Council Decision on Coyote Trapping’
Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter to the Editor: ‘Protests Blast Arcadia City Council Decision on Coyote Trapping’

  Dear Editor, My organization’s constituency was highly vocal in anguish over hearing of the Feb. 7 decision of the Arcadia City Council’s decision to begin trapping and killing the city’s coyotes. Coyotes are the southland’s ubiquitous rural, suburban and urban wildlife. It is the exception for communities to resort to lethal methods to control coyote…

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