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Education is getting better for California kids: Letters

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Congress should protect big cats — and people: Letters

Congress should protect big cats — and people There is an epidemic of irresponsible big cat ownership in the United States. One that causes unimaginable animal suffering and appalling threats to human safety. Thous...

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    Use funds to fix Long Beach streets, not to create bike lanes: Letters

    Use funds to fix streets, not to create bike lanes Re “Broadway in Long Beach in store for a big makeover” (May 29): The Press-Telegram reports that East Broadway is getting a makeover for bicycle lanes and green pylons, funded with $4.8 million from Measure A. Where are the City Council’s priorities? Measure...

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    Helping school kids is about more than charter debate: Letters

    Helping students is about more than charter debate Re “Why California’s next election will be a tug-of-war on education” (May 28): Thank you for including the dose of reality statement that “it is a larger, more nuanced battle (than a conflict between traditional and charter schools) over how to mold a system that educates more than 6 million children, most of whom live in poverty.” How refreshing to see an...

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    Pleading the Fifth won’t end Russia questions: Letters

    Pleading the Fifth won’t end Russia questions Re “Michael Flynn cites ‘public frenzy,’ takes the 5th on Senate subpoena” (May 22): Anyone who is surprised that former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who was fired by President Trump, plans to invoke his Fifth Amendment rights...

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    Talk about women must move beyond the ‘locker room’: Letters

    Talk about women must move beyond ‘locker room’ Re “Billy Bush says he’s ready to get back into television” (May 23): I find it ironic, to say the least, that a television personality was fired from his job and the major perpetrator was elected as our nation’s president. Just locker room talk? I don’t think so. Now we have state and national legislation being proposed that continues to denigrate women, from...

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    Would you want to travel to Mars? Readers respond: Letters

    We asked readers, Would you want to travel to Mars? Exploration, settlement of Mars is a valuable goal I’ve wanted to go into space ever since I started reading Robert Heinlein novels in the 1950s, when I was 9 years old. Those science-fiction stories are the things that set me on the path to a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering and a...

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    Stopping suspensions brings chaos to schools: Letters

    Stopping suspensions brings chaos to schools Re “California putting vulnerable students in harm’s way” (May 21): Thank you, Max Eden, for saying what many teachers are saying. Getting rid of suspensions has led to more chaos in schools. The “school-to-prison pipeline” will definitely happen because schools have gotten rid of...

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    Speech is free for no one if it isn’t free for everyone: Letters

    Speech is free for no one if it isn’t free for everyone Re “There’s more to be said about freedom of speech” (Letters, May 19): A letter opposing California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez’s Campus Free Speech Act expresses some seriously flawed thinking under the guise of what is actually a pseudo-intellectual...

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    Conservative voices have important points to make: Letters

    Conservative voices have important points to make Re “There’s more to be said about freedom of speech” (Letters, May 19): Letter writer Gary Murph, just who’s supposed to decide what is moral and ethical? You? Or just those who agree with you? That’s the problem with this anti-free speech movement. The real...

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    By any name, investigator needed for Trump, Russia: Letters

    By any name, investigator needed for Trump, Russia Re “On Russia and election, is independent investigation needed?” (Question of the Week, May 15): The title applied to a person appointed to investigate Donald Trump and his administration’s connections to Russia does not matter. Whether special...

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    Independent probe of Russia and election is only way to see what happened: Letters

    Independent probe is only way to get the answers Re “On Russia and election, is independent investigation needed?” (Question of the Week, May 15): A special prosecutor needed to be appointed to look into the Russian involvement in our recent election. That this has dragged on, only to end up with the...

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