GUEST WORDS--It's no secret - marginalized communities in Los Angeles are in constant threat for falling victim to displacement and gentrification.
TOM’S DISPATCH--The Four Horsemen of our media apocalypse — Rush Limbaugh, Roger Ailes, Rupert Murdoch, and Donald Trump — have ridden roughshod over us this past half-century leaving their hoofprints on our politics, our culture, and our lives.
@THE GUSS REPORT-Largely unknown to most people before the pandemic, Zoom is the video chat service now ingrained in daily life around the planet, keeping colleagues, schoolmates, congregations, and families in contact at a safe social distance.
GELFAND’S WORLD--The $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill passed by the Senate as the American Rescue Plan Act is a big deal.
PERSPECTIVE-On Tuesday, March 2, SPUR hosted an hourlong online conversation with Assembly members Phil Ting and David Chiu (above right) and State Senator Scott Wiener (above left).
CLIMATE POLITICS-A recent UN Assessment, as of February 26, 2021, regarding progress or lack thereof by the 195 nations to the 2015 Paris climate agreement is starting to look like a big bust.
MY TURN--Sometimes, one waits for the other shoe to drop, but in the Erika Jayne - Tom Girardi saga of lust, power and greed, there’s a whole closet full of designer shoes to stumble forth.
EASTSIDER-Today’s tale involves a stakeholder named Richard Hopp.
LA REAL ESTATE--The property Jordan Mazer bought in December is the classic Venice beach house in more ways than one.
HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT-Since 2018, when Proposition 10 sought to expand rent control in California, rent control movements have only gained momentum throughout the United States.
NEED MORE THAN SUBURBS--Anybody who pays attention to the news knows that there’s a heated, ongoing debate in LA, and across California, about how to solve our housing problems.