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Joyce Kilmer

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  • Mailbag: Elect the best leader, not the best partisan

    Once again, we have a statewide race affecting our community (the 74th Assembly District) where the emphasis by the leading Republican candidates is not who can be the best problem-solver and representative for their constituents, but who can be the best partisan warrior in Sacramento ("Mansoor throws punches," May 17). It might mean something if the GOP controlled the state Legislature, but it doesn't. Instead, behind the Orange Curtain, we wind up with cardboard conservatives being elected who do next to nothing for the citizenry in their districts except rattle their sabers at opponents.
  • Old Town Laurel loses historic willow oak

    Old Town Laurel loses historic willow oak
    Old Town Laurel's oldest resident, one who stood silent witness to the birth of our country, the creation of our town and the growth of the modern world, has died. On Nov. 18, the 250-year-old champion willow oak, located at Park Place on Talbott Avenue...

    Mailbag: Mozambique parking situation not very fair

    Recently, I stopped by Mozambique to check out the stage and sound system because our band, Close Enough, has been invited to play there from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 for the early bird session. Having been a past resident of Laguna Beach (living at...

    Time out for lovely trees

    Time out for lovely trees
    The poet Joyce Kilmer, in 1913, wrote the oft-quoted lines, "I think that I shall never see / A poem lovely as a tree." The Huntington Beach Tree Society, though, is encouraging people to come as close as they can on Arbor Day. The nonprofit society...

    Education Matters: Are dollars lovelier than trees?

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...