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Reader Shares View on Horse Racing
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Reader Shares View on Horse Racing

These people need to get a life. Tell them to do research on how many horses died during the War how many horses break doing in Polo matches, how many in equestrian jumping now they are picking on Santa Anita I think it’s a CONSPIRACY to get the land to build more houses for the…

Reader Responds to ‘Governor Gavin Newsom Orders a Halt to the Death Penalty in Cali-fornia’
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Reader Responds to ‘Governor Gavin Newsom Orders a Halt to the Death Penalty in Cali-fornia’

It’s understandable that many people who have lost loved ones to murder, crave vengeance and want those killers put to death. Nevertheless, enlightened nations are not accomplices to the vengeance seekers by doing the killing for them. Such an act becomes state-sponsored vengeance. Thus, civilized societies that have abandoned barbarism now seek justice and rehabilitation…

Reader Reacts to Arcadia Council’s Vote on HPO
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Reader Reacts to Arcadia Council’s Vote on HPO

To say that I am deeply disappointed in the [Historic Preservation Ordinance (HPO) the Arcadia City Council] voted on March 19, 2019, is an understatement. I could not stay and watch what [they] were about to do. The Santa Anita Racetrack may be the only iconic and historic structure left standing in the City of Arcadia. Thank GOD the…

Reader Remarks on Monarch Butterflies
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Reader Remarks on Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies by the thousand. Yes! I said thousand. A cloud sent shade over my property this morning. I looked up for a cloud but saw hundreds upon hundreds of baby monarchs flying in a group overhead. I rushed to grab my camera and ran outside to look for the source. Across the street at Longden…

Stop Selling Tobacco to Kids!
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Stop Selling Tobacco to Kids!

In 2015, the Monrovia Coalition to Reduce Teen Smoking conducted a tobacco purchase survey, which revealed that 11 out of 26 Monrovia retailers (42.3%) were willing to sell tobacco products to minors.  Further, in 2017, five out of the 12 Monrovia stores (41.7%) that sell electronic smoking devices were willing to sell them to 16…

The NFL’s Anthem Policy is Pure Hypocrisy
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The NFL’s Anthem Policy is Pure Hypocrisy

Dear Editor: The NFL’s new “anthem policy” requires players to “respect” the flag and the national anthem or stay in the locker room until it is played. The NFL refers to this as a compromise — it was anything but. This was a mandate, not a decision arrived at through a collaborative process. Despite claiming…

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