THE EASTSIDER - Now that the elections are over, most of the City Council is attempting to continue the system of running LA City just as it has been run in the past -
PLANNING WATCH - If you follow the news, you know about LA City Hall’s endless corruption stories.
ELECTION ANALYSIS - The road to democracy was long and winding in 2022, with much shock and surprise as LA will have its first female mayor in Karen Bass and Venice will be directly represented by Councilmember-elect Traci Park here in CD-11.
RantZ and RaveZ - I hope you enjoyed Thanksgiving and are preparing for the December holidays as we move toward the end of 2022 and onto a Happy 2023.
CD15 - The council race in District 15 has not been this contested in decades and is the most expensive race ever run here,
GUEST COMMENTARY - Until the 2020 Presidential election, Americans took it for granted that the losing side in a political race would be gracious and respectful to the winning side.
GUEST COMMENTARY - For good reasons, the spotlights of media have been shining brightly on the fate of our electoral democracy; undoubtedly this intense focus will continue long after the midterm elections.
LA ELECTION 2022 – So who is the true Democrat in this race to succeed Mike Bonin in CD-11?
GUEST COMMENTARY - It must be fun being a current member of the West Hollywood City Council!
THE EASTSIDER - Since the launch of her campaign for LA City Attorney, Hydee Feldstein Soto has made it clear that she is not a politician,
GUEST COMMENTARY - As caustic and hurtful as the racially motivated comments on the Martinez-DeLeon-Cedillo tape from October 2021 were, they pale in comparison to the political manipulation that the three elected officials pursued regarding the City Council’s ethnic makeup.
DEEGAN ON LA—It’s got lots: prestigious neighborhoods, a collection of blue-chip museums, eventually five subway stops, the fruits of redistricting, and the future and the past rolled into one.
RANTZ AND RAVEZ - The LONG and continuing series of CORRUPTION and SCANDALS at Los Angeles City Hall by Elected Officials and Top Administrators continues as we approach the November Election.
THE EASTSIDER - “Kevin de León has spent his life as an educator, activist, and community organizer.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Residents of the City of Los Angeles have been spoiled for the last eight years. Ron Galperin has been the most effective City Controller we’ve had in modern times.
THE EASTSIDER - Last Saturday the LANCC (Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition) met in a hybrid Congress, including a Panel of CityWatch authors, including yours truly.
GUEST OP/ED - The City of Los Angeles is home to nearly 4,000,000 residents.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Sometimes it’s clear whom we’re “supposed” to vote for. But on what basis do we decide?
GUEST COMMENTARY - The Los Angeles chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America has emerged as the clear winner of the city’s June 7 primary in the weeks since ballot counting began.