Hot Flash: Cannabis Gaining Popularity with Seniors

    When I was a younger gal, I smoked pot several times. Each time, the only thing I got was super-high, paranoid and ate everything...
Letter to the edtiro

Letter to the Editor

Constance Farrell can’t be serious when she says “Santa Monica is committed to public safety requirements.” What a joke! The City gave two scooter...

OpEd: Highlights From Last Six Months, What Lies Ahead

By Mayor Ted Winterer Summer is officially here and I am sure you’ve noticed the seasonal changes that take shape in our community as we...

Opinion: How Far To Go Until Universal Health Care?

    Nothing frustrated California’s politically dominant liberal Democrats more this year than having to live with the reality that their holy grail of single-payer health...

SM.a.r.t. Governance and the Public Trust

    We live in uncertain times – immigrant children are being separated from their parents, minorities are being forced from their homelands and climate change...

Hot Flash: What Heat Does To Your Body

Especially those (that be me) over 50     Is it hot enough for you? It is for me. Too damn hot. And, if you happen to...

Opinion: Unlimited Party Money Laundering

    For most Californians, the year-2000 Proposition 34 was little more than a meaningless formality. But not to politicians or political party officials. The 18-year-old initiative...

SM.a.r.t: What’s Up?

    Let’s look at the future of our transportation and traffic woes and how they are to be addressed and resolved, especially in our little...

Opinion: Remember the Energy Crunch? Say No to Regional Electric Grid

          Way back in 1990, when Californians overwhelmingly voted to impose term limits on state officials, critics warned about the loss of “institutional memory” the...

Opinion: CA Congress Members Should Do This More Often

It’s remarkable what California’s 53 members of the U.S. House of Representatives can do when they decide to work together. This corps of politicians together...