@THE GUSS REPORT-It’s October again and that means Columbus Day, which in LA means Indigenous Peoples Day.
ONE MAN’S OPINION-In the 1950s, we knew where we stood as a nation and where we were going.
PERSPECTIVE-US President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, for Florida on October 3, 2019. - Trump said Thursday he would "certainly" think about approaching Chinese leader Xi Jinping to investigate the US president's domestic political rival Joe Biden.
AT LENGTH-As the House of Representatives quickly moves forward on its impeachment inquiry — an inquiry that is gaining public support as it reaches 52 percent and disapproval ratings for the president drops to 41.7 percent — Donald Trump’s campaign has launched a $10-million television ad-buy that paints the impeachment push as an effort by the Democrats to “steal” the election.
BCK FILE--If a proposal introduced by Councilmember Paul Koretz at Tuesday’s City Council meeting is passed, the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products would be banned in Los Angeles until the products receive premarket authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration.
NEW GEOGRAPHY-The next great political civil wars won’t be over race, the nation-state, religion or even class.
BIG PHARMA POLITICS--Nothing in life is free, but too often things are more expensive for all of us, and make our lives more difficult because of that expense.
MY TURN-There is a rather grotesque irony that exists when it comes to the present-day reporting of the news.
EASTSIDER-In the aftermath of Eric Garcetti and Mike Feuer’s pitiful attempts to cover up their complicity in the DWP billing litigation, now they want us to focus on a new bright shiny object -- appointing an Inspector General for DWP. Nice try.
THE CITY--Last month Tunua Thrash-Ntuk, executive director of LA's Local Initiatives Support Corporation, sat down with Sen. Ben Allen, Move LA Executive Director Denny Zane, and public finance expert Larry Kosmont for a discussion about affordable housing and public transit.
CITY LAB-Kieshaun White says that he doesn’t like to talk politics when it comes to the environment. He prefers to stick to the data.