Archive for January, 2015

Anti-vaccination apologism does no one any favors

To the editor: Patt Morrison’s interview with anti-vaccination apologist Elena Conis exposes the irrational thinking that drives this dangerous movement.

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Want better roads and bridges? Then raise the gas tax

To the editor: Tim Phillips wrongly suggests that an increased gas tax would have an adverse effect on our national economy. (“A higher gasoline tax would throttle back economic growth,” Op-Ed, Jan

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Ted Rall’s ageist attack on Dianne Feinstein

To the editor: As a member of Sen.

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Religions push discrimination at their own peril

To the editor: Neither Mormonism nor any other religion need change its discriminatory dogma. But when the exercise of a belief creates unacceptably adverse effects on society, the religion must either modify its dogma or limit its interaction with others. (“Mormon Church’s shift on gay…

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Clippers’ Spencer Hawes adjusting to reserve role

SAN ANTONIO — Sitting on a stage inside the Clippers’ practice facility on media day, Matt Barnes labeled new Clippers teammate Spencer Hawes as one of the most overlooked free-agent pickups of the summer.

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Clippers’ Spencer Hawes adjusting to reserve role

SAN ANTONIO — Sitting on a stage inside the Clippers’ practice facility on media day, Matt Barnes labeled new Clippers teammate Spencer Hawes as one of the most overlooked free-agent pickups of the summer.

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Clippers get most impressive road victory over Spurs, 105-85

Before every game, whether they’re at home or on the road, the Clippers are greeted by the same four phrases on the whiteboard inside their locker room amid a varying set of instructions related to their opponent.

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Clippers get most impressive road victory over Spurs, 105-85

Before every game, whether they’re at home or on the road, the Clippers are greeted by the same four phrases on the whiteboard inside their locker room amid a varying set of instructions related to their opponent.

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Yasmani Grandal expects to bounce back with Dodgers

If the Dodgers win the World Series this year, Yasmani Grandal might come to be regarded as a hero in Los Angeles. For now, he is the catcher who was acquired in exchange for one of the team’s most popular players.

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Group appeals mandatory union fees to Supreme Court

Seeing an opening to weaken public-sector unions, a conservative group is asking the Supreme Court to strike down laws in California, Illinois and about 20 other states that require teachers and other government employees to pay union fees, even if they are personally opposed.

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