Letters

Letters – April 3, 2020

Safety First “Last month’s rockfall was an eerie reminder of the winter storms of 2019, when multiple boulders and rocks came tumbling down onto Caltrans maintenance vehicles and our crews escaped with…

Letters – March 20, 2020

What a Tale! I am a relatively recent transplant from Wisconsin to Topanga (2007), but my wife has spent most of the past 44 years here. The missus was going through a…

Letters – March 6, 2020

Much to our delight, this letter (yes, via snail mail) from Ethan, a third-grade student at The Langley School in McLean VA, arrived with the following request. We e-mailed Ethan’s teacher, Ms.…

Letters – December 27, 2019

Praise for Pablo  Referring to my article, 1930s Bring Changes to Topanga (Nov. 29, 2019), Pacific Palisades historian Randy Young wrote: “I just read your article and I loved it. Really, you…

Letters – November 29, 2019

Grateful Support to our Firefighters During the last two years, Topanga has been surrounded by fires: the Simi fire, three Palisades fires, the Getty fire, the Hidden Hills fire, the Calabasas fire,…

Letters – November 1, 2019

To whoever smashed my car window… …and took my bag of knitting while I was hiking Los Liones Trail in Topanga State Park (Friday, October 18, evening). I would suggest you unravel…

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…