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OP/ED: THE TRUTH ABOUT COSTS OF THE LA COUNTY DRUG TAKE-BACK ORDINANCE

By Arthur J. Shartsis and Heidi Sanborn The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is considering an ordinance that would require pharmaceutical companies to operate and fund a program to collect…

Students in the Classroom or Money in the Bank? Cerritos College Board Prefers Money in the Bank

  By the Cerritos College Faculty Federation Executive Board In March 2004, the cities of the Cerritos Community College District passed a bond measure to provide $210 million to repair and…

Op-ED: Scum Rises to the Top at Apple

By Brian Hews In a continuing thoughtless effort to keep from handing over information on a terrorists’ phone, executives at Apple sent what they called “their top ranking Latino,”  who…

OP/ED: Apple CEO Cook Protecting Terrorists for the Sake of Privacy

By Brian Hews HMG-CN Publisher A huge battle is brewing between the federal government and what people are calling the “flag bearer of the technological world,” Apple Incorporated. Apple’s chief…

Opinion: Safe and Convenient Medicine Collection is Good Medicine for LA County

  By Heidi Sanborn Executive Director of the California Product Stewardship Council Preventing prescription drug abuse and protecting water quality are two issues on the minds of Los Angeles County residents,…

A Climate-Change Policy that Pays for Itself

By Patrick K. Decker This week, government officials from 190 nations are meeting in Paris to forge a plan for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. Among the most difficult issues they’ll face?…

Guest Opinion: The Battlefield at Home and the Struggle for Reasonable Healthcare

By Christopher Boits On October 7, 2001 the United States went into Afghanistan and on March 20, 2003 the U.S. went into Iraq. Over the course of our stay in these…

Guest Opinion: Let’s Talk About Teachers and Tenure

By Jenae Suite If you went to Subway and the person making your sandwich wasn’t wearing gloves as they held your tomatoes with their bare hands they just sneezed on,…

Guest Opinion: Planned Parenthood is More than Just Abortions

By Jennifer Dang A graduate student is raped and is impregnated as a result. Her decision is to get an abortion, and so she makes an appointment with Planned Parenthood.…

Homeless Heroes Need Affordable Housing

By Erica Madrid On any given night there are more than 49,000 veterans experiencing homelessness in the United States. In 2013 the Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) announced that there…