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This Time Was Supposed to Be Different

The most important function Congress serves is to debate and pass the federal budget. I know — it also levies taxes, imposes or relaxes regulations, and once in... Read more »

Supporters of Diplomacy over War Must Speak Up

Members of Congress are fleeing Washington’s steam bath for their August recess, making this a key time for constituents to raise their voices on crucial issues. Right... Read more »

Getting Latino Leaders to Get Latinos to Vote

Latinos are grossly underrepresented at all levels yet I don’t hear from any Hispanic groups or organizations speaking up for Hispanics. The Chicano Coalition,... Read more »

Roosevelt HS Needs Collaboration, Not Alienation

An opinion piece by Dr. John Fernandez in today’s issue calls for solutions to Roosevelt High School’s ongoing education struggles. While the eastside high school’s... Read more »

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 »

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