further an agenda without completely disclosing all the available
As a teacher and a Republican, may I act as facilitator for discussion
of the issue, and let the voters decide?
What are the questions voters have regarding school bonds? Let's
encourage the school district and others to submit facts, figures and
positional remarks regarding the issue in order to provide an educational
forum for the voter population, to allow for votes based upon genuine
knowledge of the issue and [to provide] an intelligent consensus as to
whether the voters want to pay for what is being requested.
Columnists provide solid perspective
Each Thursday, I search the Los Angeles Times for the Independent and
open it up to Vic Leipzig and Lou Murray's Natural Perspectives. I am
Together, they write the most pertinent and informative articles
concerning our environment and issues specific to our city and county.
Whatever is in the news, they pick up on how it pertains to us locally.
"How safe is our water supply?" (Oct. 18-24) is just one of many
examples. With the concern about bioterrorism after the Sept. 11 attack
I, and I am sure many residents of Huntington Beach, are wondering how
safe our water supply is. And wouldn't you know it, Vic and Lou write a
thoroughly researched article, which sets us at ease. It's a guarantee.
When I read Natural Perspectives, I will be reading substance and not a
bunch of fluff.
LENA YEE HAYASHI
New mall won't draw in the breezes
The Huntington Center will only be good for helping with revenue, and
will have more traffic and more pollution. As far as the ocean breezes
you talk about in your article, there are no ocean breezes at the
Huntington Center. There might be warm sunshine and smog from traffic,
but the breezes are down by the beach.