HOUSING CRISIS - It’s only May and our City Council has already voted twice this year to approve the politically motivated, astronomically wasteful, and unnecessary assault on our Coastal environment at The Gateway to Venice Beach known as the Pacific-Dell Median Project.
RANDOM LENGTHS NEWS - The harbor district has always held some kind of mystique for the rest of Los Angeles, like the highly classified United States Air Force facility, Area 51, in north Las Vegas —
GUEST COMMENTARY - One of the basic tenets of our democracy in this country is that we are able to vote for proposed regulations though Ballot Initiatives and for folks to represent us and hold office.
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.
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.
THE EASTSIDER - As it turns out, it has been easier than I thought.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - A small group of influential business owners staged a multi-person protest in front of City Hall today.
THE EASTSIDER - Two issues are becoming very clear. First, Metro is going to vote to go ahead with an unnecessary NoHo to Pasadena BRT.
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.
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.
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.
SOUTH OF THE 10 - Inglewood residents protested in front of Warren Lane Elementary School after the district decided to close it without community input.
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.
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.
SOUTH OF THE 10 – It is being reported the $5 billion SoFi Stadium does not meet FIFA requirements to host World Cup in 2026.
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.
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.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Felicia Williams pulled a fast one on her supporters soon after she was elected to the Pasadena City Council in 2020
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.