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It was a rough weekend here in Santa Monica which went from peaceful and well-organized marches along our beautiful parks and streets overlooking the Pacific Ocean to violence at city hall and vandalism and looting of the town’s commercial zones as the sun set Sunday.

Sometimes, you simply cannot talk about a stellar day on the mountain bike, or about beautiful spring flowers in bloom. It can’t be rainbows and unicorns all the time, not even in Aspen. And trust me, I loooooove rainbows and unicorns. Yet, for me to remain silent on systemic racism and ineq…

When I saw the email, I thought it looked like an opportunity worth considering. The Crawford Hotel in Denver, located inside historic Union Station, was advertising a weekend reopening special: Stay at the hotel last Friday night for about half the normal price and enjoy a concert by Colora…

The very first column I wrote for this paper more than two decades ago called for closing more streets to traffic and making Aspen a nice place to walk around. I'm radical.

At Speakers’ Corner in London’s Hyde Park, there’s nearly no limit on “free speech.” Every Sunday, assorted extollers and blowhards gather to preach to the assembled masses — whoever shows up.

I have a theory about being a senior at Aspen High School. For the entire year, from the first day of school all the way until school starts again in late August, the senior class are the unspoken interim rulers and conquerors of Aspen. They might not know it, nor does anyone else really for…

I have waited long periods of time in the past for good things to happen. For instance, it took 21 years from my birth until I lived in Aspen. I “studied” 11 years to get my degree. Sometimes you just have to have patience and things will work out (Exception: it took me two tries to win the …

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