Unhappy with Charter on a variety of levels
How can Charter raise our rates again? They did that last year! It
seems that they always want more from us and give us less. There are
always several stations that I never watch.
I have asked several times about getting the Hallmark Channel. We
once got that, and I don't know why they no longer include it.
Cable service should be competitive. just like the phone service
is. We pay more for cable service than any others -- my daughter
lives in North Hollywood and she pays a lot less that I do.
Burbank, Newport should look to El Toro
Bob Hope Airport is up for public discussion, and if time and
experience ever can teach us anything, we must act now to prevent
expansion from harming our citizens ("Bigger airport would mean big
problems," April 8).
Letter writer Ron Vanderford mentions Orange County in his letter.
I am fully aware of the devastation wrought by jet airplanes, because
I live in Newport Beach, where 1,000 flights a day come and go at
tiny John Wayne Airport, right over our city, carrying 10 million
annual passengers and untold numbers of private jets. Hundreds of
people are in the noise zone, yet this excess continues because of an
arcane federal Airport Noise and Capacity Act ...
The planned El Toro International Airport eight miles away is
sitting idle, because housing developers have created a NIMBY voter
group to try to keep the lights turned off. Fortunately, El Toro is
the solution to all of our aviation needs. It will carry 30 million
annual passengers, and all the planning has been completed. No one is
in the noise zone at El Toro.
Located in a calm valley, it has long, low, straight-in approaches
and energy-efficient, crossed runways pointing to where airplanes
need to go. The pilots and airlines just love El Toro. We can open
an airport that harms no one, while taking the pressure off existing
It's the patriotic thing to do. The memories of Bob Hope and John
Wayne will be proud of us.
Charter's rate hikes need public hearing
Here we go again. It's that time of year when Charter