Saturday, September 23, 2017

“Writing means sharing. It’s part of the human condition to want to share things – thoughts, ideas, opinions.”

– Paulo Coelho

OP-ED

LETTERS

California Inland Region National Monuments Under Review by the Trump Administration

When I first learned of the Trump Administration’s Executive Order in April to “review” national monuments across the country, including many here in California,...

Defend #DACA

As an educator, it worries me that many students who know no other country but the U. S. as theirs, will be left unprotected...

Letter to the editor: Trump has no authority to eliminate national monuments

Recently, the Sand to Snow National monument was spared from the chopping block of Secretary Zinke's review process. Just to be clear, Trump does not...

Letters to the editor: SB 100 will help diminish reliance on fossil fuels

Dear Editor: Black soot from trucks, seas of freeways, and the perpetuation of unstable warehouse jobs are the circumstances my future is faced with as...

Letters to the editor: Congressional reps should sponsor People’s Budget

While members of the Republican majority are competing to see who can make the deepest cuts, there is a budget proposal before Congress that...

National Endowment for the Arts vital to our community

I am an artist, an arts educator, and an arts administrator, currently serving as the Executive Director of Arts Connection, the arts council for...

EDITORIAL

Talk Around Town

With temperatures blistering in the triple digits, the community is cautioned to stay hydrated and chill out at local cooling centers if AC isn’t...

It’s time to take assertive action on homelessness

In the spirit of quoting a former U.S. President I say, ‘San Bernardino there you go again.’ Making last minute decisions and scurrying to...

Managing Editor Maryjoy Duncan – a brief intro

IECN has undergone internal reorganization over the summer and one result of those changes is my return as its managing editor. Some of you...

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