LA WATCHDOG--Carmel Partners, a San Francisco based real estate management firm that develops and owns residential real estate, and its 35 story luxury high rise at 520 Mateo Street in the Arts District were prominently mentioned in the FBI’s affidavit filed in connection with the recent arrest of Councilman Jose Huizar.
EASTSIDER-By the time you read this article, a hearing will have already taken place with the Planning Department on an “Amendment to Home-Sharing Ordinance.”
TRUTHOUT--President Trump signed an executive order on police reform this June that was more a defense of policing than an indictment.
@THE GUSS REPORT-Welcome to the final few hours of the pre-felony existence of Mitch Englander, formerly of the Los Angeles City Council.
ALPERN AT LARGE--Again...Eric Garcetti, meet Donald Trump--and the above two photos say it all.
RANTZ & RAVEZ-Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (who called police officers “killers”) and City Councilmembers responded to the demands of protestors and rioters by slashing $150 million from the 2020-2021 LAPD budget.
MY TURN-In the past, we were a nation bound and regulated by enforceable laws because a super majority of our people respected and abided by them without being compelled by legal process.
ONE MAN’S OPINION-Prior to the advent of Donald Trump, the choice of Sarah Palin to be Sen. John McCain’s running mate in 2008 was the GOP’s most egregious misstep.
INSIDE LOS ANGELES-A few years ago, billionaire Geoffrey Palmer was crowned with an ignominious title: “Downtown LA’s worst developer.”
DC DISPATCH-With a global pandemic and civil unrest testing the seams of the United States, our higher education system is also experiencing a wave of systemic change.