949-715-4100

Share the Road! (Take Two)

Dear Editor, While I appreciate Mr. Farley Brown’s position in his letter of 1Nov. 19, I would caution him against broad statements such as, “It just doesn’t resonate with these kids or their parents that there is a very serious potential for injury, paralysis or even...

Skateboarder Not Perfect, But a Good Kid

In response to Dr. Farley Brown’s letter “Speaking Out About a Reckless Skateboarder,” my encounter with this young man was quite the contrary. I pulled over one day to talk with him about speed skating and he was approachable, soft spoken, respectful, informative and...

In Defense of Skateboarding Son

(This letter was also sent to city council members) Dear Editor, I was very sad to read the letter from Farley Brown that was printed and distributed in your paper last week. As the mother of the teen targeted in Mr. Brown’s letter, I sincerely apologize to Mr. Brown and to...

Speaking Out About a Reckless Skateboarder

Editor, [a version of this letter was also sent to the City’s mayor and council members] While holding my tongue for the last eight months against my better judgment, I now realize it is not only time to save the life of a skateboarder, but probably my own and all motorists...