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Friday, December 30, 2016

Meeting new challenges of higher education: Guest commentary

There are many challenges on the higher education front today.

The changing composition of the population and the growing number of students who are the first in their family to go to college means that we are serving people with different backgrounds and needs than what we had traditionally.

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Metro’s easy access to a more secure Rose Parade

Continuing its quest to drag Angelenos into the public-transit age decades after other American metropolises, Metro will this New Year’s weekend provide the first express-bus service directly from the San Fernando Valley to the Rose Parade.

No more having to head to downtown L.A. hubs on the Red Line or by regular bus, then board a northbound Gold Line train to the Tournament of Roses festivities.

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Obama’s final, most shameful, legacy moment: Charles Krauthammer

“When the chips are down, I have Israel’s back."

– Barack Obama, AIPAC conference, March 4, 2012

WASHINGTON – The audience – overwhelmingly Jewish, passionately pro-Israel and supremely gullible – applauded wildly. Four years later – his last election behind him, with a month to go in office and with no need to fool Jew or gentile again – Obama took the measure of Israel’s back and slid a knife into it.

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Southern California residents are fed up with breathing dirty air: Letters

Residents are fed up with breathing dirty air

Re “Make sure plan to further clean air is feasible, effective" (Editorial, Dec. 14):

The polluting vampires are stepping into the limelight now that residents representing the South Coast basin, an estimated 17 million people from four counties – Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino – have voiced how we are fed up with breathing dirty air.

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Obama’s Israel policy will go down as failure

Try as he might this late in the game, President Obama’s Israel policy should go down in history as a failure.

Although some of the worst accusations against him claim that the president’s failure is intentional, because he hates Israel itself, the weight of the evidence suggests a less sensational problem.

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