CLIMATE POLITICS-Twenty-five percent (25%) of the Northern Hemisphere is permafrost. By all appearances, it is melting well beyond natural background rates, in fact, substantially!
LEANING RIGHT--There's a reason or three why so many Californians, be they Republican, Democratic, or Independent, are leaving our big cities and even our Once-Golden State:
GELFAND’S WORLD--Let’s not talk about the current president today. By the time this appears, the final presidential debate will (presumably) have finished.
SPECIAL REPORT--The drug store giant’s CEO has been cutting corners while rewarding himself handsomely.
VIEW FROM HERE--The two main groups which attack America’s core value of “Liberty to all” are the Democrats and the Republicans.
GUEST WORDS--Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, streaming on Netflix, is entertaining, sometimes moving and often funny.
@THE GUSS REPORT-What would you do if a veterinarian encouraged you to kill your cat but didn’t provide life-saving services for which they billed, falsely claimed urine on her coat indicated jaundice and shockingly discouraged you from being there when the cat’s life is taken at their recommendation?
DOUBLESPEAK-From Los Angeles Department of City Planning Director Vince Bertoni: “As public servants who inform land use, we face a pivotal moment in time where we reflect on the social, political and economic injustices that have challenged our Black, Indigenous and communities of color for generations.”
TAX POLITICS-Want to know where the 2020 presidential election is heading? Don’t obsess about the polls. Pay attention to tax lawyers and accountants.
EASTSIDER-LA County Measure R was a good beginning, and November’s Measure J just might be the right expansion.
PLANNING WATCH-Letters-to-the-editor often present political viewpoints that newspapers usually keep under wraps.
420 FILE--It wasn’t surprising to receive another notice about the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation (LA DCR) canceling its next Cannabis Regulation Commission meeting, on the heels of the teleconference mess on October 8.