EXCLUSIVE TO CITYWATCH—-DEEGAN ON LA--A very controversial development project that would have sent housing units twenty-six stories into the sky in the Fairfax neighborhood was grounded today
THE CITY--According to DWP estimates, more than 80,000 people were affected by power outages during last weekend’s record-breaking high temperatures.
PLATKIN ON PLANNING-As an officer in a neighborhood association, USC adjunct who taught courses of sustainable city planning, and a CityWatchLA columnist, I remain skeptical about market-driven transit oriented development (TOD).
PERSPECTIVE-Let’s be clear, the separation of families at the border did not begin with the Trump Administration.
LA WATCHDOG--On November 6, the voters of California will be asked to support or oppose three propositions (see below) that will authorize the issuance of $14.4 billion of additional bonded debt.
CORRUPTION WATCH-Society’s passions are like submerged currents of molten lava.
PARIS AGREEMENT AT RISK--On Thursday, over two dozen climate scientists sent a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown, urging him to phase out oil and gas production in the state before the start of the Global Climate Action Summit,
ANIMAL WATCH-Since 2010, LA Animal Services' General Manager Brenda Barnette and Councilmember Paul Koretz (photo above, right) have been trying to raise the pet limits in Los Angeles – and for different reasons.
RANTZ & RAVEZ-Taxes and more taxes are in the immediate future for residents and business owners in Los Angeles and most regions of California.
MELTING ICE--Progressive mid-term election candidates like Cynthia Nixon(photo above) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have roused constituents with campaign trail promises to work to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
EDUCATION POLITICS--“The appearance of law must be upheld, especiallywhile it's being broken.” – Boss Tweed from the film, “Gangs of New York.”