RantZ and RaveZ - When is Enough Patience and Understanding by law abiding citizens Enough?
COLLEGE EDUCATION - Los Angeles has an image that everyone loves to relate to. The beaches of Malibu and Santa Monica and the lights of Hollywood make the place prestigious. Not forgetting the spectacular San Gabriel Mountains and the rich culture.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Los Angeles' current homeless policies hurt everyone. The County's and the City's politicians' vision of harm reduction and their acceptance of criminal behavior have failed the people they are trying to help and the citizens of this City.
HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT - As part of its “Save Our SROs” advocacy campaign, Housing Is A Human Right has found more than 4,600 housing units in the Downtown Los Angeles area that are sitting vacant or are waiting to be built or have been converted from low-income housing to other uses.
VETERAN HOUSING - The sprawling 388-acre West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs (VA) Campus, deeded to veterans in 1888 as the “National Home for Disabled Soldiers,” contains 140 “Tiny Home” shelters.
GUEST COMMENTARY - As one who understands elections from a first-hand perspective, I also understand the risk that is assumed when endorsing a candidate or cause.
PLANNING WATCH - Who has the time to keep track of the real estate scams that regularly wallow up at City Hall, always packaged with fanciful justifications that fall apart when scrutinized?
LA POLITICS - Of all the Los Angeles City Councilmembers who voted to suspend CD 10 representative Mark Ridley-Thomas (MR-T), Councilmember Paul Koretz’s agenda is indeed, the most difficult to discern.
CD 10 FILE- Los Angeles City council has not had a black woman serve as a member since Jan Perry and this was over a decade ago.
GUEST COMMENTARY – What is happening? The City Council’s Public Works and Finance Committees are holding a joint meeting to consider approval of the contract and environmental clearances for the new STAP/Street Furniture program.
LA POLITICS - Two weeks ago, Councilmember Paul Krekorian introduced a motion co-authored by Councilmember Gil Cedillo seeking an opinion from the city attorney in 30 days regarding the authority of City Controller Ron Galperin to revoke Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas’ (MR-T) salary and benefits.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Just because Los Angeles City Council operates above the law in open violation of Penal Code, § 86 does not means its members are mentally ill, just corrupt.
LA TRANSPO - The August 10, 2022, edition of the Los Angeles Times ran an article on a ballot proposal to require bike and pedestrian lanes in the City of Los Angeles when the city's roads are paved.