GELFAND’S WORLD--Yes We (Still) Canis a recent book that has much to teach us about what it will take to win back the presidency in 2020.
LA WATCHDOG--Charter Amendment B: Shall the City Charter be amended to allow the City to establish a municipal financial institution or bank?
FIGHTING FOR TENANTS’ RIGHTS-Since March of this year, a bitter battle that can only be described as a modern-day David and Goliath, has been unfolding in the Westlake Community of Los Angeles.
CAL MATTERS--Between the end of last year’s deadly wildfires and the start of this summer’s fatal blazes, utilities and insurers with a huge stake in the aftermath have poured more than $3.2 million into California campaign donations and another $5.2 million into state lobbying—a big spike.
@THE GUSS REPORT-We had some fun with the toadies at the Los Angeles Times last week to see whether an embarrassed politician can be prompted to run to the newspaper’s servile reporters for some TLC (Tender Loving Cover) and damage control PR.
SOUTH OF THE TEN-Has Inglewood Mayor James Butts’ bullying encroached on neighboring city boundaries?
THE VIEW FROM HERE--As a cheap political slogan, I detest “drain the swamp.”
ANIMAL WATCH-Los Angeles Animal Services' GM Brenda Barnette did not comment on the August 8 KTLA News report of the death of a female Pit Bull dumped in front of a South Los Angeles home on Monday.
CORRUPTION WATCH-All three of these men have a grandiose sense of entitlement. Whatever they say or do is, by definition, correct. All three appear to suffer from a Narcissistic Personality Disorder as opposed to momentary lapses in judgment.
CONNECTING CALIFORNIA--How can Californians rise from horrific local circumstances to national influence?
WATER POLITICS-Californians have approved two water bonds in recent years, with another facing voters this November.