THE VIEW FROM HERE - The Torah-Bible is important not because Moses wrote it or because it is divinely inspired.
DEEGAN ON LA—You don’t need Bob Dylan to tell you which way the wind Is blowing.
RantZ and RaveZ - We have seen TV news reports of groups of young thugs and robbers caravanning in business areas and swarming into high-end retail stores in various cities across California and other communities.
HOUSING WATCH - In the ongoing and increasingly heated discussions about housing, urban planning, and zoning, I often return to Greta Thunberg’s seething indictment of our world’s decision-makers: “Here we are at the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can do is talk about money and fairytales of eternal economic growth.”
THE EASTSIDER - Bear with me. This one goes back to DONE’s incredible mishandling of the Neighborhood Council Elections in 2021.
EDUCATION POLITICS - Just as the LAUSD was shutting down for the Thanksgiving holiday, Jose Cole-Gutierrez’s Charter School Division released its latest summary of the past-due amounts owed by charter schools for overallocation fees.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - Let's reiterate COVID-19's latest, whether you, Friend Reader, believe these bullet points or not:
RANDOM LENGTHS NEWS - Until recently, every time you turn around something seems to be in “crisis.”
THE DOCTOR IS IN - The Great Resignation is real, and for those of you who don't know about it, then it's long overdue that you learn about it, and long overdue that it's occurring.
PLANNING WATCH - By now you could fill a small library with books and articles about the decline of the United States as a global empire.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - These times challenge our souls, health, and pocketbooks...to nothing of our collective sanity.
LA LAW - On December 7th, 2020, the newly elected Los Angeles County District Attorney, George Gascon, was sworn into office.