SOUTH OF THE 10 - Members of the union representing thousands of Los Angeles County workers have voted to authorize a strike if labor talks fail to progress, the union announced Friday.
Inglewood in Violation of its Housing Protection Ordinance
SOUTH OF THE 10 - As Inglewood continues to scramble for loose change in the couch cushions, residents are steadily making their way back to the Main Library’s lecture hall to participate in the weekly city council meetings.
How Did A Bernie Loving Democrat Support Rick Caruso for Mayor?
THE EASTSIDER - As it turns out, it has been easier than I thought.
Inglewood Business Owners Lead Silent Protest at City Hall
SOUTH OF THE 10 - A small group of influential business owners staged a multi-person protest in front of City Hall today.
The Metro Beast and the NoHo to Pasadena BRT - Time for Reform?
THE EASTSIDER - Two issues are becoming very clear. First, Metro is going to vote to go ahead with an unnecessary NoHo to Pasadena BRT.
Inglewood Using $$ Reserves To Extend Agreement With Hawthorne PD
SOUTH OF THE 10 – The Inglewood Police Department is requesting a one-year extension with Hawthorne Police Department, with the option for an additional year, for “high profile” events.
The History of CD 11 and Current Candidates
ELECTION WATCH - When I came to Venice forty years ago, the community was in city council district six, which also encompassed the predominately white Westchester area and the majority-Black Crenshaw district.
What is LAHSA and How Does the Homeless System Really Work?
THE EASTSIDER - As I pointed out in an earlier post, LAHSA has been officially around since 1993, when LA County and the City of Los Angeles created LAHSA as a joint powers authority to deal with the homeless.
Neighborhood Cancer: Drug Deals, Theft of Property, Fighting, Fires, and Stationary RV’s
SO VENICE BLVD - Like many in Venice this story is sadly becoming the rule versus the exception if you reside by the Library and specifically Centennial Park.
Inglewood Residents Rally to Stop School Closure
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Inglewood residents protested in front of Warren Lane Elementary School after the district decided to close it without community input.
Is the LA Homeless Settlement Really Going to Happen?
THE EASTSIDER - As the LA Times proudly announced on April Fools Day.
LA City Attorney Race: My Review of 7 Candidates
THE EASTSIDER – Of all the races on June 7th, I think the City Attorney could have the most impact on the day to day lives of Angelenos.
Will The CD 13 Race Be A Litmus Test For LA Politics?
DEEGAN ON LA—The contrasts could not be starker in the race for Council District 13, where Mitch O’Farrell (CD13) faces a primary election race against a collection of first-timers who want his job.
Inglewood’s SoFi Stadium Doesn’t Meet FIFA World Cup Requirements
SOUTH OF THE 10 – It is being reported the $5 billion SoFi Stadium does not meet FIFA requirements to host World Cup in 2026.
A Five Alarm Emergency For Democracy
POLITICAL MISCHIEF - “Voter suppression” is a divisive and highly politicized term. But for the slate of bills Republicans are pushing across the country, it’s the only correct one.
Public Hearing on Inglewood Transit Connector Project
SOUTH OF THE 10 - The Inglewood City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 5, at 2pm on the Inglewood Transit Connector Project.
The Two Faces of Felicia Williams
GUEST COMMENTARY - Felicia Williams pulled a fast one on her supporters soon after she was elected to the Pasadena City Council in 2020
Whistleblower’s Lawsuit Against County Assessor’s Office Amended to Include Misuse of Public Funds
SOUTH OF THE 10 – The Los Angeles County assessor’s office is alleged to have continued to give favorable treatment to connected taxpayers, allowing them to pay lower property taxes for years and costing the County millions of dollars in lost revenue.
Let the LA Election Follies Begin
THE EASTSIDER - March is upon us, and the 2022 Nominating Petitions are all in.
Oakland And Inglewood Parents Unite To Stop School Closures
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Parents in the Oakland Unified School District are reaching out to Inglewood parents to stop school closures attached to emergency loans the districts took out to remain solvent.
Highly Unusual Happenings in Compton Councilman’s Civil Case
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Letter to the Editor: Dear 2UrbanGirls, A civil case was filed in LA Superior Court July 21, 2021 by opposing candidate Andre Spicer. He then served Compton 2nd District Councilman Isaac Galvan six months later Dec. 28th.