MY THOUGHTS - Nostalgia for the past is a given, especially by older generations.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - The candidacy of Rick Caruso raises a fundamental question.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Prelim Point: Inter-urban transit between cities and Intra-urban transit should not be confused.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Like it or not, people have to engage in prognostication or allow their lives to buffeted about like leaves on the ocean waters.
PLANNING WATCH - The 1965 Watts and the 1972 citywide civil disturbances garnered a few days of media coverage.
RantZ and RaveZ - In 1975 Paul Koretz began his career in California politics.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - And you thought Garcetti was bad. Well, yeah Eric Garcetti was bad.
LA ZONING - California’s chronic housing shortage stems from specific shortfalls in several key elements needed to reach a level of construction that would relieve the crisis.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - All human activity generates waste products. Leaded gasoline is an example. It was known in 1922, when tetraethyl lead was added to gasoline to help engines run better, that it was poisonous to humans.
RantZ and RaveZ - Congratulations to the Los Angeles Rams….
L.A. PANDEMIC FUNDS ANALYSIS - The COVID-19 pandemic exposed a slew of inequities, but for small businesses in Los Angeles and across the country, one of the most consequential involved access to credit.
COMMENTARY - It’s been a week since last peek at the LAUSD board election spending.
HOUSING WATCH - Today, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a motion that instructs city agencies to provide a report about city-owned properties that can be used for temporary or permanent homeless housing.
LA TRANSIT - To individually reduce my carbon footprint, since 1993 I have been a regular transit rider. COVID brought this to a screeching halt.
PLANNING WATCH - Over a half century ago, the 1964 Presidential race gave us the memorable campaign slogan “A Choice, not an Echo,” when Barry Goldwater lost against incumbent Lyndon Johnson.
MAYORAL RACE - According to the LA City Clerk’s office, there are 28 candidates who have pulled papers to enter the race to become the next mayor of Los Angeles.
COMMENTARY - I am writing to express my concerns regarding the participation of Ms. Leonora Camner on the Santa Monica Housing Commission.
CONNECTING CALIFORNIA - If the crisis in American democracy had a capital, it would be Los Angeles.