Judging the Judges March 2020 provides information for voters who will be voting in the California Primary judicial election.
Dick & Sharon: Jerry always had a smile that would light up the room whenever we would visit on the Valley Dems meeting.
On February 9, at UCLA Law School, the LA Committee for the Defense of Julian Assange presented “The Prosecution of Julian Assange and the Threat to the Freedom of the Press,” a three-hour program examining the major political, legal and constitutional issues surrounding the Assange prosecution
On April 4, 2020, organizations, institutions, mosques, churches, synagogues, and individuals will join together in a Kanaval that embodies the life, voice, and direct-action principles of the authentic King.
Briefly, before the primaries this spring, we had included Ms. Michel among our judicial endorsements. Realizing our mistake, we withdrew that endorsement long ago.
Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: The Navy acknowledged that they were wrong and we were right. And they didn’t ask for confidentially about the payment. Melanie has the absolute right to speak out about how she stood up for her rights.
Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: Perhaps not unexpectedly, the mapping project shows that some few neighborhoods—mostly heavily Black and Brown ones—account for huge percentages of L.A. County’s nearly billion-dollar jail budget.
Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: “I had planned to cover the history of LGBT rights in America, with some international focus as well,” said Nathan, a South Africa native who volunteers virtually full time with the African Human Rights Coalition.
Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: the contest to become the next LAPD Chief is both more complex and less involving: complex because it requires a three-step City Hall appointment process, but less involving because voters have no direct voice at any critical step.
As they did last time, voters will have access to a simple A+ to F grading system. But they’ll also be able to dig deeper to see which bills were deemed crucial for grading their state senator’s or assemblymember’s performance.
After asking what panel sessions people attended, we asked four key questions: What worked, what didn’t work, what could we do better, and would you attend next year?
This November, in partnership with our friends at the Left Forum, the LA Progressive will be hosting the first ever Left Coast Forum in Los Angeles.
Dee Steel: We are now in a horrible mess. Leadership appears more concerned with remaining in control than in their real job of focusing on our needs and citizen desires.