Mathews county fair

What County Fairs Are Good For

I’m feeling guilty for having failed, as of this writing, to fulfill a central responsibility of California citizenship.

I haven’t been to my county’s fair this year.

The Los Angeles County …

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Send California Your Anchor Babies

You better anchor me, baby.

Because I find it impossible to write with restraint when politicians start using babies—babies using babies!—to prey on prejudice and misinform the public in the service …

Mathews compton

Straight Outta Boring

Don’t believe all the hype around Straight Outta Compton.

Reading about the new hit movie about the groundbreaking rap group N.W.A., you might think the biggest problem facing Compton is …