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  • A spotlight on the slighted

    A spotlight on the slighted
    The threats came quickly.
  • Letters from the Editor: Clippers' controversy hits close to home

    Letters from the Editor: Clippers' controversy hits close to home
    My family became Clippers' fans last year. I know what you're thinking, but we didn't hop on the bandwagon. The nephew of one of the players is in my daughter's second-grade class. When school started in September, he told her about his uncle, whom...

    Apodaca: This column might trigger mixed reactions

    Before you read any further, I must caution you: This column is about trigger warnings. Proceed at your own discretion. In case you haven't heard of them, trigger warnings are the latest controversy to infect the educational realm. These cautionary...

    Commentary: The face of homelessness is a single mom

    Orange County, meet the new face of homelessness: a single mother in her 20s with two young children. Of the estimated 12,700 homeless Orange County residents — an alarming number by itself — nearly half are young mothers struggling to care...

    The God Squad: Sterling scandal invites thoughts on diversity

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...