THE EASTSIDER - Our politicians have been either demonizing or pretending to ‘help’ the homeless in LA for quite a while.
IN RETROSPECT - In the boom years of San Pedro, from the tween years of the two world wars and the end of the war in Vietnam, South Pacific Avenue was the commercial corridor for this part of the LA Harbor Area.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Harbor Division Capt. Brent McGuire of the Los Angeles Police Department made the truest observation I heard throughout the entire July 26 town hall meeting about the Peck Park shooting two days earlier where two people were murdered.
REPUBLICAN POLITICS - Last Tuesday, Republican primary voters in Arizona chose election deniers as their nominees for governor, attorney general, and secretary of state.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - All of this started in approximately November 2020 after I was invited to an interview about water contamination in our local water supply by a local progressive journalist.
THE EASTSIDER - After my post a couple of weeks ago regarding the Northeast LAPD Division’s booster club, or B.L.E.N.D., and their Bylaws difficulties, it turns out that another group of the BLEND members sent an open letter to the BLEND Board regarding the elections held on July 18th.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - Do the good folks at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) think that the people of Eagle Rock are blithering idiots or did they outright lie in reply to a legal request?
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Dear 2UrbanGirls, Does Steve Ballmer really want to relocate the Clippers to Inglewood?
THE DOCTOR IS IN - This is a challenging piece for me to address and write, because I am an outsider in that I am a Caucasian Westsider.
GELFAND’S WORLD - My current hometown of San Pedro, California made the national news last weekend.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Dear 2UrbanGirls, Can we talk about how housing instability is probably the most underrated stressor bringing insurmountable pain and anguish to women’s health, more importantly the mental health of African American women.
THE EASTSIDER - Although most people have never heard of this 501(c)(3) corporation, it is basically a booster club to support the activities of the Northeast Division of the Los Angeles Police Department.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The Compton Community College District (CCCD) has three positions open on the Board of Trustees that will be elected by area voters during the upcoming General Election to be held on November 8, 2022.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Attorneys representing the Sheriff’s department and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will go before a Superior court judge July 19 at 8:30 a.m. to meet and confer on a warrant served on Metro’s offices and those of the Inspector General.
CROSSWALK SAFETY - The first rogue crosswalk appeared at the intersection of Romaine Avenue and Serrano Street in East Hollywood in April.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors directed its attorneys Tuesday to draft a proposed ballot measure that would give the panel power to remove an elected sheriff from office for cause.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - At their July Executive Board Meeting, the California Democratic Party (CDP) officially voted to Oppose Proposition 27, the out of state corporate online sports betting ballot measure.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - Do you trust the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT)? Do you trust the office that used to be Huizar’s?
SOUTH OF THE 10 - A rapper who boasted in a YouTube music video about getting rich by committing pandemic-related unemployment benefits fraud has agreed to plead guilty to federal fraud and firearms charges, the Justice Department announced today.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The California State Sheriffs’ Association (CSSA) is alarmed to learn of a data breach by the California Department of Justice (DOJ) that has made public the personal information of California’s citizen concealed weapon (CCW) permit holders.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The man accused of murdering Nipsey Hussle had his trial put on hold today after he wasn’t present in court for unknown reasons.