LAPD Loses Downtown Ticket Trap

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*+-Dan Bluemel: Thanks to one Angelino, who braved police intimidation in the process, downtown Los Angeles is now without a needless ticket trap.

Abandoned by the Spirits

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*+-Kathleen Peine: Our hubris is that only humans matter, and it probably blinds us to a world that wouldn’t require us to self medicate with SSRIs (or whatever is handy).

Los Angeles: Occupy Gridlock

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*+-Stephen Box: The Occupy LA movement will wither on the dusty and dead lawn of LA’s City Hall if it does not return its focus to establishing common ground by returning its focus to the systemic issues that resonate through the City of Los Angeles, the State of California and the United States as a whole

Los Angeles Occupy Encampment Still Stands

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*+-Sharon Kyle: Occupy encampments across the country have had bad encounters with police. Many Occupy encampments are being cleared out. But so far, Occupy LA stands – for now.

My Lesson in Action from the Murder of Kitty Genovese

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*+-Mid-afternoon on Wednesday, driving along a Los Angeles street in the West San Fernando Valley, I saw this man lying on the parkway of the road. At first, I drove past him because I was driving too quickly to stop. But I turned my car onto the nearest street, made a quick U-turn, and rushed […]