Fear of dogs unwarranted
Dogs have a place in our parks.
It was a big surprise to both of us that The Hurt Locker swept the Oscars last Sunday. Now venues nationwide will multiply, and people will go just to see what they’d ignored all these months.
The stakes for cyclists riding in South Redondo have gone up. During this winter the already poor north/south bike path has been closed or obstructed much of the time, forcing many more cyclists to ride on surface streets with the traffic. There are growing conflicts with motorists and an aggressive police force. [Read More]
It is ironic that the Hermosa Beach City Council voted four to one to litter the streets with “do not litter” signs to be put on the lamp posts throughout the city for a few dollars. The visual pollution this causes will far exceed any clean up benefits that the signs will accomplish.
Having lived through more than two thirds of the 20th Century, I can testify that Ray Devore’s anti-intellectual, anti-artist sentiments, (“Outta heah,” ER letters, Feb. 11, 2010), though expressed vehemently, were expressed even more indelibly by despots of all stripes – from Franco to Pol Pot, Mao to Pinochet to Robt. Mugabe, etc.
Manhattan oil drilling proposal
First off, Mark Machuszek, you live in MB, so when you vote in favor of approving speculative drilling in your beloved city, then maybe I’ll spend more than two minutes considering your lame argument before I completely take you to task on McPhearson oil’s bogus lawsuit (“Apologize, then drill,” ER letters Feb. 4, 2010).
Celeb Sightings: Goldie Hawn, her sister and a group of friends were spotted dining at Petros, Metlox Center, MB. Word is she acts just like she does on TV and in the movies, all bubbles, giggles and smiles and she looks exactly the same.
by Bob Pinzler
It never ceases to amaze how difficult it is for people with religious fervor to set aside the intensity of their belief when entering the public realm.