GELFAND’S WORLD--The Republicans in the U.S. Senate are in kind of a lose-lose situation.
OTHER WORDS-What is it about billionaires and multimillionaires that make them so clueless about the impacts of their greed?
SOUTH OF THE 10-Inglewood Treasurer Wanda Brown has filed a $10 million claim against the city of Inglewood, Mayor James T. Butts Jr., and all members of the city council for retaliation, emotional distress and wrongful discharge.
@THE GUSS REPORT-For an agency that deals continuously in alibis, the Los Angeles Police Department has difficulty remembering those it tells on behalf of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti.
GELFAND’S WORLD--Among the bigger stories of the new year, certainly the biggest so far has been the ability of the Democratic caucus in the U.S. Senate to maintain its unity.
NEW GEOGRAPHY-California’s coastal urban centers, once the ultimate land of opportunity, suffer notorious traffic congestion, unaffordable housing, and a social chasm defined by a shrinking middle class, a small wealthy sector, and a sizable population seemingly locked in poverty.
RANTZ & RAVEZ-When you drive around Los Angeles City or neighboring communities in LA County, you will find countless homeless encampments in streets, on sidewalks, in parks, along freeways, and in many other areas in both commercial and residential.
HUMAN RIGHTS-“It is long past time for. . .a sea change in the United States’ approach to national and human security. . .”
DEAR JUSTICE THOMAS: You are in your thirtieth year on the Court. You are now its longest serving member.