GUEST COMMENTARY--As the COVID-19 virus spreads, and our Mayor and the greedy council keep beaches and services open, the city is sending out fines to small businesses who are struggling to survive fining them $356.00 for "Illegal Banners" that are telling the locals that the business is open.
KEVIN’S CORNER-“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” wrote Shakespeare.
CULTURAL PRESERVATION-On June 29, 2020, the Ventura County Cultural Heritage Board held a “Special Meeting” via the ZOOM platform. The item on this agenda of importance to me was Agenda Item 6b:
GUEST WORDS-As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and positivity rates have soared across most of California in the last few weeks, political and public health leaders have sounded the alarm with increasingly dire warnings.
HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT-Big Real Estate keeps pumping millions into campaigns that oppose Proposition 21, the November ballot measure that expands rent control in California.
CLIMATE POLITICS-Planetary heat is turning skeptics into climate change worrywarts with record temperatures galore.
@THE GUSS REPORT-The year 2020 is playing out as a worst-case scenario for police everywhere, including at the LAPD and its peers in neighboring communities, as nationwide George Floyd protests became riots that begot the defund the police movement.
GUEST COMMENTARY--Yes, all 4 have bowed to the almighty dollar instead of protecting the lives of the citizens they represent.
ONE MAN’S OPINION--Garcetti and his horde of corrupt developers worked long and hard to turn the city into a place run by corruptionism.
LESSONS ON PEACE FROM SOUTH LA-An innovative program that last summer proved it could make 12 South LA city parks safer for patrons by deploying local residents to patrol those recreation areas is up and running again it was announced today.
ALPERN AT LARGE--There's plenty of blame going around for the current rise in crime, chaos, and the new rise of COVID-19.
GUEST WORDS-The unfolding prosecution of councilman Jose Huizar for felony corruption is just the tip of the iceberg of scandalous behavior that is rampant in Los Angeles city hall.