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SPORTS WATCH | Lakers’ Future Darkens With Howard’s Departure
by Gus Jarvis
Jul 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
The center made a quick and deliberate decision this time, indicating what he sees as a bleak future for the Los Angeles Lakers.
VIEW TO THE WEST | Into the Mystic
by Peter Shelton
Jul 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
The death of solo hiker Randy Udall touches more than family.
DISPATCHES | The Saddest July Fifth I Can Remember
by Rob Schultheis
Jul 11, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
In the past 12 years, we have seen our freedoms tossed away like so much garbage because of a single terrorist attack by a tiny group of deranged psychopaths.
SPORTS WATCH | Giving Us the Piece of Puig We So Richly Deserve
by Gus Jarvis
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
I want to watch Dodger games on a regular basis now just because of Puig and I am not alone here.
LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Goodbye, Peter and Marti…
by Seth Cagin
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Two of our longest-serving writers are leaving The Watch this month, both to move on to other pursuits.
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Cowboy And the Mountain Biker
by Peter Shelton
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
An incident along the South Canal illustrates a cultural divide.
UP BEAR CREEK | Riding the Reading Bandwagon
by Art Goodtime
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Here are a few books that have captivated columnist Art Goodtimes recently.
VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad, Part Drei
by Peter Shelton
Jun 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Homesickness doesn’t erase the foreignness of a foreign exchange.
The Legend of Vladimir Putin and the Long-lost Patriots Ring
by Gus Jarvis
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Ol’ Bob Kraft isn’t getting any older, and the New England Patriots aren’t getting any better. Now, about that “gift” to the Kremlin...
UP BEAR CREEK | Celebrating a Kind Woman
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Remembering Mary Faery Thursday, June 27, at Two Candles, 7 p.m.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Legislative Update: District-Wide Listening Tour Most Helpful
by Mike McLachlan, State Representative, District 59
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
I want to thank everyone who took the time to come out and engage with me at these meetings. My job is to listen and represent you and good or bad, I value your feedback.

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