ALPERN AT LARGE--When even the family of George Floyd and the families of K-12 students are calling for an end to chaos, and a restoration of work, the economy, and school--
ONE MAN’S OPINION--Because so many Americans believe that the United States is a democracy, most scholars have given up explaining, “No, it is a Republic.”
RANTZ & RAVEZ--It really does not matter if you like or dislike President Trump or Former Vice - President Joe Biden.
SHOCKER--Opponents said today that two new seismic studies by separate government agencies are “bombshells” that together warn that the proposed giant Millennium project in Hollywood, if built, would sit atop a site crossed by at least four active earthquake fault lines.
@THE GUSS REPORT-From the desert to the ocean, to all of Southern California, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is driving 24 million people across the region nuts with unscientific cogitations on the recent local pandemic spike.
MY TURN-Integrating and raising the academic levels of our schools -- public and private -- is all the reparations we need as a people for this country to finally reach its potential, benefitting ALL our people.
GELFAND’S WORLD--Have we finally gotten to that point that others warned about right after Trump’s election?
PLANNING WATCH-Since its first baby steps in March 2020, the Covid-19 Pandemic and its deepening recession have taught us four important lessons.
CLIMATE POLITICS-It’s no surprise that first prize, or the blue ribbon, for exceeding 2°C above baseline goes to the Arctic with permafrost that covers 25% of the Northern Hemisphere.
ALPERN AT LARGE-Let me state this article was written at the request of several of my patients (and their parents) who desperately want to go back to school, and have been socially and psychologically hurt (their words, not mine) by not being able to go to school.
GUEST WORDS--In two weeks, my partner and I were supposed to leave San Francisco for Reno, Nevada, where we’d be spending the next three months focused on the 2020 presidential election.
EASTSIDER-Every once in a while, there is a moment in political history, an inflection point, where the choice between two candidates can actually make a huge difference in the lives of Angelenos.