THE VIEW FROM HERE - Why Would Candidates for Los Angeles Mayor Not Answer Whether the Anti-Bribery Statute, Penal Code, § 86, Applies to the LA City Council?
SUPPLY CHAIN PILEUP - For a generation, the Long Beach and Los Angeles harbors in California handled more than 40 percent of all container cargo headed into the US and epitomized the power of a globalizing economy.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - I have been following the career of Sebastian Ridley-Thomas from a distance ever since he was promoted to the 54th Assembly District in 2013 at the tender age of 27...
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Angelenos do not have to accept the deterioration of Los Angeles into a corrupt oligarchy where the wealth flows to the top and the homeless with their feces and trash flow into the streets.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Former County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas might not be the only political figure caught in the crosshairs of federal prosecutors.
A CAL EDUCATION - Californians rightly pride themselves in leading the nation in numerous areas from stewardship of the environment, to embracing the many virtues of diversity and multiculturalism, to the media and technology magic being created in sectors sprawling from San Diego to and San Francisco.
GELFAND’S WORLD - I just got back from a trip to Europe. There were several lessons to be learned, first regarding the difficulties of travel in this era of the Covid-19 epidemic.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - The reason that the Trump’s habitual lying gets so much mileage is the same reason that the Dem’s lies get so much mileage.
JOBS BUT NO WORKERS - Put out of a job when COVID-19 practically shut down the hotel industry in 2020, Ruth Dominguez couldn’t wait to get back to work.
ERIC PREVEN’S NOTEBOOK - One of the permissible "I told you so" moments in life comes when a public official who you've been blowing the whistle on for years finally faces some music. Any music.
ERIC PREVEN’S NOTEBOOK - Paul Krekorian, who is reportedly moving out of what was once a modest house in North Hollywood, but now a $2.6 million dollar McMansion, should consider holding a request for proposals RFP for something to shut his dog up during city work meetings.
CONNECTING CALIFORNIA - A snarky reader, annoyed at some praise of California’s governor in this space, recently asked: Where exactly do I keep my shrine to Gavin Newsom?