RANDOM LENGTHS NEWS - On Jan. 26, Los Angeles City Councilmember Joe Buscaino called for an investigation into the Union Pacific rail thefts calling this a “crisis.”
Fan In Coma. Something’s Amiss About Inglewood Mayor’s Account Of Sofi Stadium Altercation
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Remind me if I’m wrong or not but hasn’t the catch phrase over the past two years been trust the science, trust the professional?
Memo to Our Leaders - My Simple Solution to the Pandemic
THE EASTSIDER - After the recent pictures of our Governor, our Mayor, and San Francisco’s Mayor maskless at the Rams/49ers game, I saw one reason people don’t use masks.
Is Airbnb The Next Worldcom?
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Remember Worldcom? A lot of people don’t. It was like Enron and Sears.
LA County Sheriff Outraises Challengers By 9-1 Margin
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Los Angeles County has released fundraising documents for the upcoming Sheriff’s race with Alex Villanueva outraising his challengers by a 9-1 margin.
Los Angeles Tenants Pay Landlords $40 Billion Per Year For A Place To Live.
PLANNING WATCH - Real estate is a highly profitable business, especially when its income comes from rents.
Saying Goodbye to the Leader of the Valley Secessionist Movement
MY THOUGHTS - In 2002 I voted for the San Fernando Valley to secede from the City of Los Angeles. The gentleman who really sparked the movement, passed away Tuesday.
Glendale Can Do Better - WITHOUT Grayson
COMMENTARY - The Glendale Water & Power (GWP) folks are back and just as bad as ever.
Inglewood Unified Settles Lawsuit Filed By Ex-Basketball Coach
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Inglewood Unified School District is continuing to yield press coverage as documents detail a lawsuit filed by a previous basketball coach is settled against a principal, who hasn’t been seen on campus since.
LAHSA’s 2022 Homeless Count Will Not Be Accurate. May Pose Risks To Volunteers.
HOMELESS POLITICS - The 2022 Homeless count is especially important to me because the Homeless Crisis affects everyone in our County.
DONE’s Latest Example of Hubris, Empire Building, and Overreach
EASTSIDER - Hat’s off to the Reseda Neighborhood Council for this one. Evidently, having botched the 2021 Neighborhood Council Elections, Raquel Beltran is back trying to grab another million dollars from the City budget for -- 2013 Neighborhood Council Elections!
Unions Must Help Salvage Democracy
LABOR WATCH - If you’re a Texan with a disability, and you need someone to help you fill out your ballot in a polling place (it’s gotten more complicated for you to get a mail-in ballot), your assistant must fill out a document indicating his or her relationship to you, and that person will be Restricted as to the kind of Assistance he or she can provide.
Fashion Nova To Pay $4.2 Million Settlement For Blocking Negative Product Reviews
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Online fashion retailer Fashion Nova, LLC will be prohibited from suppressing customer reviews of its products and required to pay $4.2 million to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that the company blocked negative reviews of its products from being posted to its website.
Tiny Home Villages, Homeless Criminalization, and Kevin de Leon
EASTSIDER - Since Kevin De Leon chose to make homelessness the centerpiece of his Mayoral campaign, it seems fair to see how that’s working out in his very own CD 14.
The Urban Growth Machine Strikes Back
LAND USE IN LA - Cue the “Imperial March.”
Metro Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project: Monorail is Not the Answer.
THE ENVIRONMENT - “Metro is beginning the environmental review phase for the Sepulveda Transit Corridor project, which will build a heavy rail line or monorail between the San Fernando Valley and the Westside.
The LPG/Butane facility in the Port of Los Angeles Is A Disaster Waiting to Happen
SPECIAL REPORT - I am Janet Gunter and am with the San Pedro Peninsula Homeowners United, INC.
Sheriff Candidate Cecil Rhambo’s Campaign Marred By Release Of Shooting Records
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Sheriff Alex Villanueva is on the June 7 ballot alongside challengers who have worked inside the department.
Inglewood Residents Begin Receiving Newspaper Funded By The Mayor
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Some Inglewood residents have shared an image of a newly created newspaper that has begun to spring up in their mailboxes.
LA County Foster Care Providers Are Considering Quitting!
SOUTH OF THE 10) - Dear 2UrbanGirls. Please publish this letter I sent to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on behalf of foster care providers. Thank you.
What Doesn’t Inglewood Want You to Know About Its Cops?
HIDDEN POLICE FILES - The City of Inglewood, Calif., is arguing in court for the right to destroy records that could shed light on misconduct in its police department.