CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1987
Private clubs can legitimately decide who may-- and who may not --belong to them. That is a matter of club privilege. But when the privileged deduct from their state taxes their business expenses at clubs that discriminate, it means asking all California taxpayers to contribute something to their privilege. That is unfair. Gov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1991
Regarding your article, "Neglect of Bright but Poor Students Frustrates Teachers" (March 28) at La Jolla High whose advanced placement exams are not subsidized by the financially strapped school district, I submit that J.M. Tarvin, the persuasive and respected principal at La Jolla High, could raise the needed $65-a-person fee for every qualified student every year by tapping the resources of the La Jolla High School Foundation--a private fund-raising organization....
February 15, 1987 |
The West End's musical producers may have lower costs than their Broadway counterparts, but some rely on provincial tryouts to keep expenses even lower. Now previewing here is "High Society," a new version of the Cole Porter film musical that was tested, improved and packaged in England's Midlands.
January 2, 1994
The Times is to be commended for its editorial "There Is Room at the Inn, Alas" (Dec. 21). It is a tragedy that general relief clients have seen their checks reduced from $341 to $293 and then to the current $212 over the past year. As you mention, "That is not enough to rent a room, unless the recipient is lucky enough to get one of the few (hotel rooms) subsidized by the Community Redevelopment Agency." Luckily we just reopened the La Jolla Hotel, which was rehabilitated with agency funds.
November 6, 2012
Re "Rev. Schuller says church owes him," Nov. 2 Regarding the bankruptcy court fight over the millions left over in the Crystal Cathedral sale and bankruptcy, I would like to volunteer to testify on behalf of the taxpayers who have been forced to subsidize these mega-corporations masquerading as churches. This is an absolute scam. The whole Schuller mob has been living high on the hog for years while enjoying an outdated tax system that shielded their church from paying taxes.
August 21, 2004 |
Hoping to end persistent skirmishing, peacekeepers moved into areas near South Ossetia's capital to separate Georgian troops and fighters in the breakaway region, officials said. Aslan Elbakiyev, a spokesman for South Ossetia's separatist government, said there were no reports of fresh fighting in the region, where nearly a week of mortar and gun fire had threatened to spiral into all-out war. The peacekeeping force includes Russian, Georgian and South Ossetian troops.