California took the first step to prevent plastic from continuing to compromise the environment after Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB270, which bans the use of single-use plastic bags at convenience and grocery stores as well as pharmacies.
Educational standards are being challenged again, after a Colorado school district recently proposed a new AP U.S. History curriculum that is “more patriotic,” creating a nationwide wave of protest from students and parents.
Letters to the editor for the week of Oct. 10, 2014.
Miley Cyrus insulted the Mexican community when her latest stage stunt involved the singer wearing large, fake buttocks while being whipped by a backup dancer using the Mexican flag during her Bangerz tour in Monterrey, Mexico.
I support Gloria Montebruno Saller’s opposition to the atomic bomb in that we should not need to use weapons like this (“Effects of atomic bomb still felt.” Sept. 19).
Over the past few months, Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has positioned herself as an advocate for gender equality.
Students are fed up with what and how they are being fed.
Athletes are public figures. They should be role models and should not be allowed to play when they have criminal charges pending, whether they are women or men.
Urban Outfitters’ latest controversy involves a vintage Kent State University sweatshirt with bloodstain-like marks, stirring the outrage of those who remember the Kent State shooting massacre in 1970, resulting in the deaths of four students and nine injuries.
With groundwater sources across the state sinking by more than a foot a year and reports of wells going dry, the Groundwater Protection Act was finally approved, which is good news.