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Tag: "Frances Heussenstamm"

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Vote ‘Yes’ to House the Homeless

Vote ‘Yes’ to House the Homeless

Editor, No one individual or organization is responsible, including the ACLU, for forcing the state mental hospitals to close or the VA to release mentally ill patients.  The idea in the ‘60s was that local communities would be better at providing personalized care.  That’s how we got the homeless everywhere. To save the city enormous […]

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Grocery Magazine Racks Lack Substance

Grocery Magazine Racks Lack Substance

Editor,   “The cornerstone of democracy rests on the foundation of an educated electorate” – Thomas Jefferson I’m accusing all of the supermarket chains of putting profit over public service when it comes to the magazines that they sell.  TV news that flashes by between advertisements for automobiles and medication, is simply inadequate. I can […]

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Power Down

Power Down

Editor, I’m calling for an immediate “Save It!”  campaign and asking everyone in the Southland to “power down” now and all this summer by ourselves instead of having the government tell us to do it during rolling  blackouts. Families in hot San Fernando Valley of course have to have air conditioning!  Maybe a few hours […]

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Equal Opportunity Goes Beyond Discrimination

Equal Opportunity Goes Beyond Discrimination

Editor: After years of reading about and listening to the national debate on universal health care, I finally heard the definitive arguments in LinkTV’s “Medicine and Money “ documentary and was motivated to write. It’s a moral issue. Ten nations, all highly developed, provide universal health care, cheaper because it is universal. Our legislators are delusional […]