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In quest to close airport,
Chavez slights baseball
Re. “Little Leaguers want fields to stay in participate in,” Page B1, June 15:
Despite her pious protestations, Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez has shown precisely how substantially — or how small — she cares about Little Leaguers.
Her only issue is obtaining the airport shut and the land bought to a developer although she’s still in a placement to do mischief.
Want Chavez’s attention?
Unionionize Little League
Re. “Little Leaguers want fields to stay in enjoy,” Webpage B1, June 15:
I would suggest in get for the Eastridge Little League to get over Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez’s need to shut down the Very little League area is to kind a union of Minor Leaguers. It is a recognised actuality when the unions converse, Supervisor Chavez responds.
As there is no high guide in the area a union of Minimal Leaguers would permit Supervisor Chavez to get the direct out of her requires to shut the discipline down.
Speak out to halt abuse
of unique requires young ones
Re. “Lawsuit: When East Bay instructor ‘groomed’ student for sexual abuse, district overlooked warning indications,” June 11:
Unique requires children are a vulnerable group who are unable to struggle again or converse out as conveniently as others. In point, “special requirements students are at 4.6 moments the chance for sexual mistreatment” than other kids, according to the PLBSH Business.
What shocks me most is the situation’s aftermath. The actuality that Shetterly persisted in abusing the female immediately after getting arrested signifies the lack of control and attention specified to this case. I assumed of the viral Depp v. Listened to trial that was recently concluded, and how it took 6 decades for an abuse victim’s truthful tale to surface, allow by yourself be accepted by the general public.
I hope that by raising recognition of these predicaments, preventing for the legal rights of special desires students, and heightening protection steps in and out of educational institutions, we can avert such unlucky scenarios from going on once more.
Colleges have to do far more
to fight local climate modify
Now that school is out, auto traffic is significantly diminished. It is discouraging to look at that educational institutions, notably non-public universities that attract from a massive area, are major resources of emissions.
I really encourage administrators and mothers and fathers to contemplate the environment their learners will inherit in, say, 2050, when today’s high schoolers will be in the key of their lives. Currently, atmospheric CO2 is nevertheless raising. All those grown ups ought to understand that the environment will carry on to heat decades after we access zero emissions. Today’s fires, drought, and serious temperature are the coming points of interest. It is very long earlier time to fork out attention.
Guns are hollowing
out country morally
They say 1 of the small women in Uvalde was recognized only by her minimal footwear with hand-drawn hearts on them. Bullets from the AR-15 hollowed out her physique, as AR-15s are created to do.
If in this nation we carry on to location a increased value on navy-grade weapons for civilians around the lives of our children, we will become hollowed out — morally and spiritually. Who, then, will recognize us?
It is time we just take
general public basic safety critically
Re. “Girl, 15, seriously harm in pellet gun attack,” Website page B4, June 15:
By a casual dialogue with a taxi driver when I traveled to Singapore, I learned that it is common for people to stroll out at night time for the reason that they have no basic safety issues.
If Singapore and other countries can offer their folks the assurance to stroll out on the streets without the need of concerns, why simply cannot the United States do the identical? I occasionally ponder how it may audio if shootings come to be so regular that they are remaining reported like targeted visitors information.
General public protection considerations are paramount in the United States, and it is time for us to give them the greatest priority.
Pence confronted constitution
and conflict of interest
Donald Trump’s insistence that Mike Pence could refuse to certify Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election fails to figure out the obvious: Pence experienced an irreconcilable conflict of interest.
As Trump’s vice presidential applicant, he could not have taken any action that would have favored his individual candidacy. Had his function been something but ceremonial, he most probable would have been pressured to recuse. The state could have prevented a ton of bloodshed if somebody experienced just pointed that out.