Will Karen Bass Solve Houselessness and Growing Poverty?
Elected officials must be able to identify and then address the underlying causes of houselessness and growing poverty before they offer remedies
Missed Metro Connection Opportunity: My Personal Experience with Planning Blunder
Los Angeles requires trains to stop for street traffic and street lights, as if the trains were cars themselves, because the city prioritizes cars over transit.
Rick Caruso Revealed: Arresting Development and Forked Tongues
Some of Caruso’s polling gains result from his nearly Trumpian self-regard, a smug self-satisfaction that functionally negates his conscience
Latino Underrepresentation in Los Angeles: Who's Right, Who's Wrong?
When you set aside the repulsive talk in that conversation, it’s clear that this reality of Latino underrepresentation was the purpose of that meeting.
Kevin De León: Don’t Hate the Player, Change the Game
We need to stop looking to Kevin to do anything other than hide and collect his paycheck.
How “Yes” on ULA Seriously Addresses LA’s Homelessness Crisis
Measure ULA will raise an estimated $900 million a year to reduce homelessness, create more affordable housing, and protect low-income renters (particularly seniors) from losing their homes.
Nury Martinez and Friends: Sometimes Apologies Aren't Enough
On latest LA City Hall scandal, it’s time for Democrats to meet the moment
What LA Times-USC Scandal Says About Los Angeles Today
The power and corruption of big institutions was once far greater, says Robert Gottlieb, a historian of the L.A. Times. Then, as now, social movements are our best defense.