Opinion

Take Me Out to a Los Angeles Dodgers Game
Columns

Take Me Out to a Los Angeles Dodgers Game

When I was little, my friends and I loved taking the bus to see the Los Angeles Dodgers. And even though we weren’t big baseball fans, we were enchanted by the experience of sitting in a giant stadium, surrounded by huge lights, perfectly cut grass and thousands of fans. We also loved eating Dodger dogs…

News, Opinion

An Open Letter to Our Readers

When I first began my tenure as editor of these newspapers on the first day of 2008, we set forth a number of goals for our newspapers. Some of these are still works in progress, and some of these have been great successes. A shining example of the latter would have to be our efforts…

A Few Final Words for Sierra Madre Bloggers
News, Opinion

A Few Final Words for Sierra Madre Bloggers

Opinion by: Terry Miller & John Stephens Despite the hundreds of letters, phone calls and comments singing the praises for the posture this paper took in the weeks preceding the recent city council election, there still is an element willing to take a sneering thrust at our reportage. We were a bit taken aback by…

Summer is Coming and Alaska is Calling
Columns

Summer is Coming and Alaska is Calling

Summer is coming and the great white north is calling. In fact, if you listen closely you can almost hear roaring grizzly bears, splashing killer whales, rustling moose, and squawking bald eagles – all doing their best to attract tourists to share in the splendor of Alaska. I answered the call of the wild last…

Opinion

Letters to Editor April 22

Letters to the Editor: I mailed in my absentee ballot before flying out of town, and appreciate the City of Sierra Madre, sierramadreweekly.com, and other local media, for enabling me to stay in touch with this pivotal election on line. I really regret being away and missing the joy of celebrating the outcome with the…

Oh the Crimes, They Are a-Changin’!
News, Opinion

Oh the Crimes, They Are a-Changin’!

There’s a new breed of criminal in town and I for one would like to officially propose that we change the laws in order to publicly dishonor those responsible for character assassination on the internet tubes. If it’s spoken, it’s slander and if it’s in print, it’s libel, both of which are punishable in court….

‘Net Nanny’Candidate John Crawford may Cancel Caustic Blog comments – Tells Disciples to Rant Elsewhere
News, Opinion

‘Net Nanny’Candidate John Crawford may Cancel Caustic Blog comments – Tells Disciples to Rant Elsewhere

‘Net Nanny’Candidate John Crawford may Cancel Caustic Blog – Tells Disciples to Rant Elsewhere By Terry Miller This is just too good: This just in, from the horse’s mouth. After a couple years of boorish bashing of the opposition, offering nasty rhetoric, defaming and degrading his neighbors quite literally, Atlantic Record Spin Doctor-turned-caustic council candidate…

Opinion

Sierra Madre Election Letters

RE: Sierra Madre Election: Fodder for Bloggers – And MacGillivray Slams Gavel down on Mosca To the Editor: Re: Sierra Madre Mayor uses Position to Abet Political Attacks on Fellow Councilmember/Candidate for Reelection I have read the accounts in both local papers of the most recent Sierra Madre Council Meeting and I am appalled. I…

A Day in San Juan Capistrano
Columns

A Day in San Juan Capistrano

Each March hundreds of thousands of swallows fly into San Juan Capistrano to relax in mud nests and enjoy the warm coastal climate. I don’t visit the city as often, but when I do it’s always a fun and rewarding experience. Some friends and I began a recent getaway to the town at Mission San…

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