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Friday, February 24, 2017


Whittier police officer died on California policymakers’ watch: Guest commentary

California – meaning you, me and our elected officials – are to blame for the murder of Whittier Police Officer Keith Boyer. Not entirely to blame. We didn’t pull the trigger. But we helped put the killer out on the street and then we let him run wild.

As a former federal prosecutor and criminal law professor, I find the facts of the case as heartbreaking as they are familiar:

On Feb.

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Endorsement: Vote yes on Measure H, then demand results on homelessness crisis

On the March 7 ballot, Los Angeles County voters have before them Measure H, the Los Angeles County Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness. Placed on the ballot by the Board of Supervisors, the measure calls for a quarter-percent sales tax increase to finance an array of direct services to those experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

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Trump making good on promises to coal miners

Reducing harmful regulations and bringing back blue-collar jobs were major themes of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Now he is following through on those pledges.

President Trump signed legislation repealing an Interior Department rule finalized in the waning days of the Obama administration that restricted the amount of coal mining debris that may be dumped into nearby streams, and required greater remediation of such areas.

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Magic touch alone won’t make the Lakers winners: Letters

Magic touch alone won’t make the Lakers winners

Re “Lakers tap Magic Johnson to replace Jim Buss, fire GM Mitch Kupchak" (Feb. 21):

He’s Magic Johnson, not Miraculous Johnson, regarding the Los Angeles Lakers’ prospects in the next three to five years.

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