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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.
  • Commentary: Government is reason for high tuition, not solution

    This is in response to the Feb. 21 letter to the H.B. Independent ("Affordability is essential to higher education") in which two well-meaning Cal State Long Beach students suggest President Barack Obama intervene to lower college costs.  In the...

    Mailbag: Saving the Earth hardly starts with fire pits

    Melville tells us in the opening lines of "Moby Dick:" "Let the most absent-minded of men be plunged in his deepest reveries — stand that man on his legs, set his feet a-going and he will infallibly lead you to water, if water there be in all...

    Sounding Off: We must fix free market as needed

    Regarding "Redistributing wealth does not help situation" by Assemblyman Jim Silva (Community Commentary, Aug. 5): Before wealth can be redistributed, it must be created by brains and hard work. Americans expect all who are able to pitch in, take care...

    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...