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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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  • Gary Stein: Time to put down greyhound racing

    Among the many things about Florida I still don't understand — the list gets longer by the day — you can add this: Why on earth do we still have dog racing? The whole idea is insane, inhumane and essentially a relic of the 1950s, as most...
  • Reptile breeder ordered to pay $190,000 in animal cruelty case

    Reptile breeder ordered to pay $190,000 in animal cruelty case
    A man who owned an exotic reptile business in Lake Elsinore, where thousands of rats and reptiles were found in appalling conditions, has been ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution, prosecutors said Friday. Mitchell Steven Behm, 55, of Coto...
  • Theater review: 'The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?' from Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration)

    Theater review: 'The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?' from Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration)
    There's no point putting it off, so here goes: There's a lot of talk about sex with animals in "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?" In Edward Albee's Tony-winning play, presented by the Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration), architect Martin has the perfect...
  • First lady emphasizes fun and fitness at annual Easter Egg Roll

    First lady emphasizes fun and fitness at annual Easter Egg Roll
    WASHINGTON -- Instead of chocolate and candy baskets, the horde of children who gathered Monday on the South Lawn for the White House’s Easter Egg Roll got an Eggtivity Zone and a Yoga Garden. To mark the 136th annual Easter event, First Lady...
  • City Council bans use of bullhooks on circus elephants in L.A.

    City Council bans use of bullhooks on circus elephants in L.A.
    Elephant trainers in traveling circuses will be banned from using bullhooks and other tools “designed to inflict pain” while in Los Angeles under new rules that the City Council approved Wednesday. Animal rights activists argue that...
  • Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.

    Half of Americans believe in medical conspiracy theories. That's dangerous.
    To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That ... really shouldn’t be the question. But for some reason it is in America. Deadly diseases such as measles and polio are no longer a threat to the majority of vaccinated Americans. (As The Times’...
  • Natural Products Expo West harvests snacks, discusses labeling

    Natural Products Expo West harvests snacks, discusses labeling
    When you shop for food, are you thinking of your devotion to the environment or to animal welfare? Do your primary concerns involve allergies or genetically modified (GMO) ingredients? Even as the federal government is working to simplify food labels,...
  • Proposed orca show ban at SeaWorld stirs anger in San Diego

    Proposed orca show ban at SeaWorld stirs anger in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- A bill by a Santa Monica assemblyman that would ban orca shows at SeaWorld is being blasted in San Diego, home of the marine theme park. SeaWorld expressed doubt about the legality of the legislation. "The premise behind this proposed...
  • Why kill PETA's killer whale ad?

     Why kill PETA's killer whale ad?
    San Diego International Airport sells space on its walls for advertisements of all sorts. But in a misguided decision based on a vague policy, it has rejected an ad from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals warning visitors to stay away from Sea...
  • Letters: Free Sea World's orcas

    Letters: Free Sea World's orcas
    Re "San Diego hails Sea World with proclamation," March 19, and "A long focus on 'Blackfish,'" Column One, March 18 Forcing a multi-ton whale to live in a tank is tantamount to confining a 5-year-old child to a dog crate. The latter would result in...
  • Twitter madness: Record usage reported after Turkey blocks access

    Twitter madness: Record usage reported after Turkey blocks access
    In case there were any doubts about Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s slide into authoritarianism, they disappeared in one fell tweet Thursday when the government blocked access to the Twitter social media site. Though in the end, the move may...
  • Letters: About those beef price stats

    Re "Beef goes high steaks," April 9 In order to appreciate the article on the price of beef, it helps to know math and statistics. As a mathematics professor at Cal State Long Beach, perhaps I can help. The price of beef rose from $4.91 to $5.28 in...