First Annual Downtown LA Stand Down, Sunday, May 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2341 East Olympic boulevard. Help homeless vets combat life on the street.
Jeff Norman: Maybe the top cops and mayors of other American cities should visit Los Angeles, enjoy a few bong hits with Chief Beck and discuss how to treat peaceful demonstrators humanely.
Jeff Norman: Now that the FBI is investigating a homicide committed on VA property, federal authorities may also investigate shady land use deals the VA made.
Jeff Norman: There has to be some reason – and probably not a good one – that the VA has been making secret land use deals with private enterprises.