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Public Should Have Access to Rockledge

Public Should Have Access to Rockledge

Editor, Recently a journalist interviewed me about public coastal access along the Rockledge coast (“Neighbors Seek Beach Access,” April 29 edition). This inquiry about beach access was just up my alley because during my career I implemented the County’s Comprehensive Coastal Access Program that resulted in construction of 1000 Steps, Secret Cove, reconstruction of the […]

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Putting Ken and Barbie in Perspective

Putting Ken and Barbie in Perspective

Editor, [Re: Los Angeles Times’ Feb. 11 article about Barbie’s Ken] While growing up on Guthrie Circle in Beverlywood in the early 1950s, my older brothers and I were playmates with Ken and Barbie Handler, whose parents founded Mattel Toy Co. We cavorted at each other’s houses all the time. Their mom, Ruth (the mastermind […]