COMMUNITY OPINION

Hogan: Mary’s Kitchen, Homeless Lifeline Facing Demise in City of Orange

Mary’s Kitchen, an invaluable lifeline to the homeless of Orange County for decades, is facing imminent extinction at the hands of its landlord, the City of Orange. The city has had some unkind words for Mary’s of late and the homeless population who frequent the soup kitchen which has served as a haven of rest and recuperation for the unhoused on a daily basis. A nuisance and an eyesore the city now calls it. . . but who are the bad guys here really?

Quirk-Silva: Assemblywoman Responds to CalVet Cemetery Study

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva is the representative of California’s 65th Assembly District that covers the North Orange County cities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Palma, and Stanton. She recently had her legislation, AB 368 signed by Governor Newsom in 2019 and continues to advocate to bring a final resting place for our OC Veterans.

Chandler & Syed: #FreePalestineFromIsraeliOccupation

There are two types of dwellings and two different systems for the people in Israel and the occupied Palestine. One for Jews and another for Palestinians. An indigenous West Bank Palestinian is caged behind an apartheid wall while a Zionist settler roams freely in the occupied land of Palestine.

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