LA WATCHDOG--On Friday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the that Marty Adams will replace David Wright as the General Manager of our Department of Water and Power on October 1.
DEEGAN ON LA-Can you run for re-election to public office in Los Angeles without convincing voters that you’ve done something concrete to solve our deeply rooted homelessness crisis, so evident on sidewalks across the city?
SPORTS POLITICS--On the basketball court, Ed O'Bannon never made a huge name for himself.
ONE MAN’S OPINION-Alex Datig is the person behind the petition to recall our ‘beloved’ Mayor Eric Garcetti.
WHEN THEY SEE US: Not long ago, a few southern newspapers offered apologies for having vociferously opposed the civil rights movement.
THE BADGE AS A TARGET-"Blue Lives in Jepopardy - When the Badge Becomes the Target," recently released by co-authors Former LA District Attorney Steve Cooley and Los Angeles County career-prosecutor and office historian Robert (Bob) Schirn, is the second in a trilogy of books examining actual line-of-duty events that have ended the lives of law enforcement officers in Los Angeles County.
ANIMAL WATCH-Pit Bull attacks continue to ravage the lives of animal and human victims across the U.S. and Canada at an epidemic level, as officials directly responsible for public safety, including Los Angeles Animal Services' GM Brenda Barnette, manipulate policies and release unsafe animals to reach a nebulous goal set by Best Friends Animal Society to "save them all" and achieve "no kill."
ANIMAL RIGHTS-On June 5, a resolution was introduced in the Los Angeles City Council, asking the governments of China, Vietnam, South Korea, Cambodia, and Indonesia to ban the sale of dog meat and to enforce their animal cruelty laws
TRANSIT TALK-As I have asked before, “Who is in charge of bus stops?” I ask this because as a regular bus rider in Los Angeles since 1992 I have experienced too many instances of bus stops being closed without advance notice, throwing my transit life into chaos and stress.
COUNTING THE HOMELESS--At the June meeting of the Los Angeles Regional Homelessness Advisory Council (RHAC), the Los Angeles Homeless Services authority (LAHSA) presented the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count.