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The New Crisis at Roosevelt High School: A Call to Action

An important Town Hall meeting to discuss the present and future of Roosevelt High School will take place Aug. 5 at the Salesian Boys and Girls Club. The meeting... Read more »

A Hidden Hand in Obesity

If you looked at me, you might not be able to tell that I’m obese. According to the measure of my Body Mass Index (BMI), I am. Slightly. I don’t wear plus-sized... Read more »

Minimum Wage Hike Would Cut County’s ‘Safety Net’ Costs

The City of Los Angeles last month voted to increase its minimum wage to $15 by 2020. Now the County Board of Supervisors is being asked to raise the minimum wage... Read more »

Seizure of Property Prior to Conviction Really Not Fair

Is suspicion of being involved in drug sales reason enough for law enforcement agencies in California to be able to seize a person’s property even if they haven’t... Read more »

Continuing to Fall Short on LCFF Transparency

In the lead-up to this year’s budget agreement, the Assembly Budget Committee approved a proposal intended to make the state’s K-12 school funding formula, the... Read more »

Lighting a Legal Fuse

Climate action is finally gaining ground in Washington. No, not that Washington. Following their victory in a Seattle court, eight children are pressing Washington... Read more »

State & Feds Must Address Transportation Funding Crisis

The Federal Highway Trust Fund will expire on July 31 and California’s highways are falling apart. The businesses and residents of California are angry and frustrated... Read more »

Chicana Service Action Center: So Disappointing If It’s All True

Reports Wednesday that administrators at a venerable charitable organization have strayed far from the organization’s mission to help the disenfranchised in Latino... Read more »

You Sir, Are Fired

NBC Universal follows the lead of the USA’s largest Spanish-language television/radio network in dumping Donald Trump and his beauty pageants from its networks.... Read more »

Trump: A Joker in the GOP’s Presidential Deck

“Some people,” as Barry Switzer famously declared (rather oddly for a football coach),  ”are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.”... Read more »

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