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  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher should represent more than Tea Party

    Dana Rohrabacher has been around way too long. It troubles me that he keeps getting re-elected to my congressional district. He is a Republican representative who distinguishes himself more by demagoguery than accomplishment.
  • Community Commentary: Amnesty for illegal immigrants not the answer

    Editor's note: This corrects the headline. In a recent speech, President Barack Obama called the border between the United States and Mexico "secure." He offered an illegal immigration reform plan that gives amnesty to those currently here illegally...

    Making a difference on the dance floor

    Making a difference on the dance floor
    When Salwa Rizkalla's father signed her up for ballet lessons, she went to class begrudgingly. But those lessons set the 10-year-old on a path to grandeur, first as a professional ballet dancer and later as a teacher. The artistic director of...

    City Lights: Teaching and learning from a Libyan friend

    I imagine she would still look the same. My flatmate was in her early 20s when I saw her last, and less than a decade has passed since then. When I see crowd photos of the uprising in Libya, I scan the faces to check for hers — smiling or yelling...

    In The Pipeline: After 9/11, cops become 'brothers'

    Growing up in New York, I watched the twin towers of the World Trade Center going up in the early 1970s. I recall how, at times, one of the buildings was rising a few floors faster than the other. But once it was all said and done, there they were —...