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‘Is it fair to ask people to provide proof of vaccination?’

STREET BEAT O.G. Dumar Charlotte, North Carolina “No, I think it’s discrimination. A lot of people don’t get vaccinated because of religious reasons or they just don’t...

Congress should increase immunization access for seniors

By Ozlem Equils Guest Columnist The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the critical role of vaccines in managing public health. While Los Angeles County, and California more broadly,...

All-time market highs can lead to all-time lows

By John Grace Contributing Columnist Let me begin where I left off last month.  This observer is among those who hold theory that stocks keep melting up...

Black men and white women: the last taboo?

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist The instant the news broke from Bend, Oregon that 22-year-old Barry Washington was shot dead by Ian Cranston...

‘How can our immigration system be improved?’

STREET BEAT Brandon Williams Inglewood “They treated the Haitian like slaves. That was just wrong. …  I don’t know how it can be improved. There’s just too...

Working together for Alzheimer’s awareness, caregiver support

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor: I congratulate Darlene Donloe for her wonderful “Making a Difference” article (Aug. 19) about an important community service organization...

God’s way is always the best way

PASTOR”S CORNER By Rev. O.L. Johnson Religion Columnist There was a time when I literally hated TV commercials. They seemed to pop up at the most inopportune...

Haitians’ treatment is worldwide disgrace

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist Senate Major Leader Chuck Schumer angrily said the brutal treatment of Haitian asylum seekers defies common decency.  A chorus...

‘What is your reaction to R. Kelly’s conviction?’

STREET BEAT Michael Purnell Los Angeles “He did it to himself.  Even though I grew up listening to R Kelly, I’m disappointed that he did this to...

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