THE EASTSIDER - Our politicians have been either demonizing or pretending to ‘help’ the homeless in LA for quite a while.
REPUBLICAN POLITICS - Last Tuesday, Republican primary voters in Arizona chose election deniers as their nominees for governor, attorney general, and secretary of state.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Harbor Division Capt. Brent McGuire of the Los Angeles Police Department made the truest observation I heard throughout the entire July 26 town hall meeting about the Peck Park shooting two days earlier where two people were murdered.
IN RETROSPECT - In the boom years of San Pedro, from the tween years of the two world wars and the end of the war in Vietnam, South Pacific Avenue was the commercial corridor for this part of the LA Harbor Area.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - Do the good folks at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) think that the people of Eagle Rock are blithering idiots or did they outright lie in reply to a legal request?
GELFAND’S WORLD - My current hometown of San Pedro, California made the national news last weekend.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Attorneys representing the Sheriff’s department and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will go before a Superior court judge July 19 at 8:30 a.m. to meet and confer on a warrant served on Metro’s offices and those of the Inspector General.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - At their July Executive Board Meeting, the California Democratic Party (CDP) officially voted to Oppose Proposition 27, the out of state corporate online sports betting ballot measure.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - Do you trust the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT)? Do you trust the office that used to be Huizar’s?
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The city of Bell has hired a new City Manager who previously worked in Compton.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The United States Supreme Court is preparing to issue a ruling on women’s reproductive rights by removing federal intervention and returning the rights back to the state to decide.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Frank Stolze is the resident “go to” writer for all things bad about the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department which this author has been aware of since the downfall of former Sheriff Lee Baca and members of his command staff.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - A Los Angeles Superior Court judge issued a ruling May 27 overturning the 2021 Compton General Election results for District 2 declaring Andre Spicer the winner over incumbent Isaac Galvan.
LA ELECTION 2022 - When embattled L.A. city councilman Mike Bonin decided against running for a third term, few would have predicted that the candidate he endorsed to replace him in the decidedly hot seat of district 11 would come out on top in last week's primary election.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - One man was killed, and two others injured in what authorities are calling a gang-related shooting Tuesday evening in the unincorporated Florence-Firestone area near South Gate.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - New resources are available for small businesses in the Vernon-Central and surrounding South LA community, as the Southeast Los Angeles BusinessSource Center celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, May 31.