Brian is the host of the CityWatch video webisode series, Brian Ades' Prime Time. It's a series of front page video features about aging in Los Angeles. Brian features experts from finance, real estate, health, law, and government sharing information that is relevant for aging boomers and their families.
According to Brian, "To make good decisions, you need good information."
Brian's credits include: Sotheby's International Real Estate, Affiliate Member Professional Fiduciary Association of California, Seniors Real Estate Specialist, Certified REO/Foreclosured Properties Listing Agent Specialist, Eco-Broker Certified, and Chairman 2009/2010 Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Realtors Association Green Committee.
Cary Brazeman, a CityWatch contributor, is a Neighborhood Council member, founder of LA Neighbors United, and a former executive with CB Richard Ellis based in Los Angeles. Contact him through www.LAneighbors.org.
Gary Toebben is the President and CEO of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce ... lachamber.com.
Greg Nelson participated in the birth and development of the LA Neighborhood Council system and served as the General Manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. He also served as Chief of Staff for former City Councilman Joel Wachs. Nelson now provides news and issues analysis to CityWatch. He can be reached at:
James Preston Allen
James Preston Allen is the Publisher of Random Lengths News. More of Allen … and other views and news at: randomlengthsnews.com where this column was first posted.
Janet Denise Kelly
Janet Denise Ganaway-Kelly offers more than a decade of accomplishments in the housing and nonprofit sector. Janet brings valuable insight in the areas of community and economic development. Additionally, she brings knowledge regarding the leadership and management challenges faced by large and small nonprofits that are struggling or growing organizations. She blogs at jdkellyenterprises.org.
Joel Epstein, an editor at The Urban Times, is a Los Angeles resident and strategic communications consultant focused on transportation, public health and other critical urban issues. For more about Joel, visit: JoelEpstein.com.
Joseph Mailander is a writer and an observer. He blogs at street-hassle.blogspot.com where this column was first posted.
Rosemary Jenkins is a graduate of UC, Santa Barbara, with degrees in both English and history and a minor in the humanities. She earned her teaching credential there and taught for more than 37 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District where she served as a master and mentor teacher and coordinated many programs.
She is an author of literary and grammar handbooks and a book of poetry in both English and Spanish and currently is working on an historical fiction novel dealing with the Black experience in America.
Rosemary is a community and political activist and specializes in environmental and educational issues. She is an advocate for other current policy matters as well.