PROGRESSIVE POLITICS - Millennials have long been cast as the great progressive hope, or "New Progressive America: The Millennial Generation," as one study would have it.
THE DOCTOR IS IN-We're exhausted and caught between competing messages and conflicting agendas that vex and infuriate virtually everyone.
SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom July 19, signed the largest funding and reform package for housing and homelessness in California history as part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan.
THE CITY-Malibu corrupts, but “we welcome the scrutiny.” Allegations were made by Jefferson Wagner in the form of an affidavit that he made public at the Malibu City Council meeting of Dec. 14, 2020 — the last night of his second and last term.
VIEW FROM HERE - Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye, the 28th Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, does not deserve all the credit for California’s judiciary’s descent into a cesspool of corruption.
GELFAND’S WORLD-The City of Los Angeles is moving towards a system in which civic employees can be accused of thought crimes and disciplined for a joke or tone of voice or perhaps just a raised eyebrow.
PLANNING WATCH-If you went to a doctor with a serious illness, and he or she recommended an unapproved miracle cure, you might be intrigued, but once out the door, would look for another physician.
FAIRFAX DEVELOPMENT - On Wednesday, July 7, the Department of City Planning held a public hearing as part of the environmental review process for the large new development planned for 800-840 S. Fairfax Ave.
ALPERN-AT-LARGE-It's probably a safe conclusion that many, if not most, Angelenos, want LA Mayor Eric Garcetti to become President Biden's new Ambassador to India just to get his failed mayoral leadership as far away from Los Angeles as possible.
ACADEMIC PANDEMIC-When it’s isolated and examined, the decision by the University of California almost looks courageous: Get vaccinated or you’re not allowed on any UC campus this fall.
CONNECTING CALIFORNIA-Have a little faith, Californians. Even if you can’t stand the religion or politics of your local churches, you might find their congregations to be valuable saviors -- of your historic and endangered movie theaters.