Paul H. Rosenberg: Merely slowing the spread may not be enough, experts warn. Much stronger steps may be necessary to prevent millions from dying as hospitals are overwhelmed with intensive care unit patients.
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DA Lacey also has the power to save the lives of thousands of County employees and the over 16,000 people incarcerated throughout LA County. She must act now if she truly cares about the safety and health of all Angelenos.
Sara Roos: Maybe all we’ve really been needing was relief from the tyranny of scheduled events and organized activities.
Jasmyne A. Cannick: Displaced tenants should not be forced to find housing in a no-tell motel — or worse sleep in their cars — because their landlord didn’t adequately provide for them.
Dick & Sharon: Jerry always had a smile that would light up the room whenever we would visit on the Valley Dems meeting.
Channing Martinez: I am part of the anti-war and anti-intervention movement and support the statements of Senator Sanders and Representative Ocasio-Cortez and want to be part of a movement that really can change U.S. policy now!
Adolfo Alzuphar: Community organizing as it is understood today in Los Angeles mushroomed out of the popular perception of what we know as the 1992 LA Riots/Rebellion.
Hans Johnson: What Loraine needs most to win is more of the grassroots volunteer support and small-dollar donations that have made her push for a seat at the table so formidable so far.
Rosemary Jenkins: For years, we in CD 12 have lived with councilmembers who seem to represent only the top tier–the wealthiest and the better off–those who have more power.
Jessica Goodheart: A federal program’s critics say it provides questionable benefits for low-income communities and hastens gentrification — while awarding large tax breaks to the wealthiest.
Adolf Alzuphar: Despite talk of democracy, absolutely capitalist, the vast and chaotic lack of humanity, philosophy, and empathy that is the city of LA has a princely logic.
Sikivu Hutchinson: Though violent homicides have purportedly declined in Los Angeles, Black women and girls remain disproportionately vulnerable to gun violence, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence in greater numbers.
Ralph E. Shaffer: USC’s lack of civic concern in the past about use of the monument to America’s World War I dead was a warning that was ignored six years ago when the Trojans took control of the stadium.