Letters

Letters – October 18, 2019

PDSMM Update Thanks to you and Annemarie Donkin for the great coverage of our annual PDSMM fundraiser and birthday party.  A few updates are in order. I am no longer on the…

Letters – October 4, 2019

Frontier Adds Insult to Injury A story about someone’s experience fighting an unnecessarily complex and cold-hearted bureaucratic nightmare with Frontier might not be top of anyone’s reading list. I wouldn’t ordinarily bother…

Farewell to Rocco’s

Tuesday, September 10 was the final pizza spin as Lupe, Rosa and La Familia wrapped it up after many years. They successfully carried on the traditions set by the Rocco family in…

Letters – September 20, 2019

Eulogy for P-38 When I would drive through the Santa Susana Mountains or Simi Valley, I would always think of the magnificent P-38 roaming in the hills. I knew him from this…

Letters – September 6, 2019

The Community Center had a close call last month and we are so grateful to all of the personnel whose fast actions prevented further damage to the grounds. We owe a debt…

Letters – August 9, 2019

What A Joy! I always look forward to each new issue of the Messenger Mountain News. Generally, first I skim through the articles and then come back to what catches my interest…

Letters – July 26, 2019

Keep Our Stories Going A Tale of Two Nations was an amazing article. I am from the Choctaw tribe and lived in Topanga for 16 years. I can relate to the story.…

Letters – July 12, 2019

More on Emergency Management Additional inquiry by Jane Terjung has contributed some clarification to the Messenger Mountain News report (“Saving Ourselves is Complicated,” by Flavia Potenza, June 28, 2019) about the Topanga…

Banish the P Word

There is a serious fault line in the Democratic candidates’ approach to the 2020 primary,that has to do with the use of an abashed word (I hesitate here): Plan. There, I said…

Letters – June 28, 2019

New Calendar is a Huge Gift to the Community Thank you so much for the new Calendar! It’s a beautiful listing of happenings in the canyon, including our Sages activities. We advertise…