SOUTH OF THE 10 - California’s commitment to address the ongoing housing and homelessness crisis received collaborative and bipartisan boost with the signing of legislation by recently elected Assemblymember Tina McKinnor (D – Inglewood).
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office pattern of turning a blind eye to complaints submitted by the public is nothing new.
GUEST COMMENTARY - The League of California Cities (aka CalCities) annual conference last week was a great one if you’re a fan of swag.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - The agenda for the Glendale City Council meeting on Tuesday is now addressing the bigger picture issue of “the Future of the Scholl Canyon Landfill” – and, yes, it’s capitalized like this.
DEEGAN ON LA—A change in climates—not only in the atmosphere, but also in the land use and housing dockets—are highlights of candidate Louis Abramson in his State Assembly campaign.
CD11 FILE - In what is officially a non-partisan campaign for Mayor of Los Angeles as well as a seat on the LA City Council, the two Democratic progressives are making gains with voters and residents as they stress their democratic credentials in this race to succeed outgoing Mayor Eric Garcetti and the retiring Councilmember Mike Bonin.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The lawsuit between the Black Lives Matter organization and Dr. Melina Abdullah are very disturbing.
SOUTH PACIFIC AVE - When I first arrived in San Pedro, the local chamber of commerce celebrated the demolition of old Beacon Street with a federally-funded urban renewal project and the town came out and celebrated with a street party.
CD10 FILE - The attempted rush to approve an interim city council member for the 10th district is a slap in the face to neighborhood councils, but it’s their fault that it happened.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Letter to the Editor: Dear 2UrbanGirls,
THE EASTSIDER - I’ll never forget a LANCC meeting at LA City College, back in the early 2000’s. Ken Draper was there, handing out printed CityWatch newspapers.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Inglewood elections will take place in November with the nomination period scheduled to close Friday, Aug. 12,
THE EASTSIDER - This time we’re going to take a look at LAHSA (the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority), a joint City/County entity seeking to go beyond LA City’s interest in getting the homeless off the streets, and purporting to transition them into recentering society.
CD 15 - On Aug. 13, Central San Pedro Neighborhood Council President Lou Caravella resigned as both president and board member.
GUEST COMMENTARY - It all started in March of 2020 when Mark Ridley-Thomas couldn't gather enough votes to win in the primary election and was forced into a contentious runoff with attorney Grace Yoo.
CD 10 FILE - In February of this year I wrote for this publication an article entitled “Nury Martinez’ Power Grab on The Backs of South LA Residents Must Be Stopped.”
GUEST COMMENTARY - “On Monday, July 18 at 7:00 a.m., I heard a loud noise like a rapid and continuous breaking of concrete.
THE EASTSIDER - Our politicians have been either demonizing or pretending to ‘help’ the homeless in LA for quite a while.
IN RETROSPECT - In the boom years of San Pedro, from the tween years of the two world wars and the end of the war in Vietnam, South Pacific Avenue was the commercial corridor for this part of the LA Harbor Area.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Harbor Division Capt. Brent McGuire of the Los Angeles Police Department made the truest observation I heard throughout the entire July 26 town hall meeting about the Peck Park shooting two days earlier where two people were murdered.