CALIF JOB FORECAST - Each month, federal and state officials release employment data for the preceding month, basically telling us how many Californians are employed and how many aren’t.
REDISTRICTING - A congressional map that splits Long Beach into two.
STATE OF THE UNIONS - Shirley Reyes tucked herself next to her 17-year-old son on the couch, peppering him with questions about unions as he googled the cost and benefits of collective bargaining on his phone.
CLIMATE CHANGE - Officials warn that next year’s cuts in water supply could go even deeper as severe drought grips nearly 90% of California.
LA RECALLS-In at least two appearances in front of Judge Michael Convey, he continued to state on the record (only in my case) that anyone audio recording the proceedings would be held in contempt.
LA RECALLS-In my condo-rental-related lawsuit we ended up having five judges who heard the case.
LA RECALL-In 2016 I responded to an advertisement for a condo in Westlake Village. At the time, I had no idea that the homeowners had renovated it to the tune of over $113,000 (at least that’s what they paid the contractors) without one permit or county inspection.
LA RECALL-I never imagined when I responded to a listing in 2016 from realtor Dawn Messineo at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services of CA for a “recently renovated” 3-bedroom condo in Westlake Village, that one year later, I would be entering into the Los Angeles Superior Court as a self-represented litigant.