HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT-A year away from Election Day, the real estate industry is already gearing up for a pitched battle against the housing justice movement in California.
PERSPECTIVE--Valley Glen and NoHo, along with parts of Van Nuys, could be in for a rude awakening. Valley Village, would also be in the mix.
POLITICS LOS ANGELES--As the race to replace Councilman Jose Huizar in CD 14 heats up, rumblings about possible candidate residency fraud are circulating.
VETERANS DAY-If you’re looking for a way to honor veterans, here’s one: protect the U.S. Postal Service.
TRANSIT LA-In the glossy Metro pamphlet, there is the lead article: “Metro Board’s New Maverick Leader / Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Brings a Practical Vision to Transit Agency.”
PLANNING WATCH-An old joke describes LA’s four seasons as fires, floods, earthquakes, and civil disturbances.
GUEST WORDS--Despite the upbeat words from America’s billionaire president about the “economic miracle” he has produced, economic inequality in the United States is on the rise.
CLIMATE POLITICS--The planet is coming apart at the seams right before the eyes of scientists at work in remote fringe areas of the North where permafrost crumbles and collapses.
GUEST WORDS--Over the past few months President Trump has unilaterally by Tweet and telephone begun to dismantle the U.S. military’s involvement in the Middle East.