California May Soon Assume Proper Presidential Role

For all three decades since Ronald Reagan left the presidency, California has been all but irrelevant at the top level of American politics. Sure,...

Lawmakers Flock to Regulate Bird and Lime Scooters

Flurry of state and local measures passed relating to electric scooters. By Sam Catanzaro Ever since electric scooters, first Bird and then Lime, hit...

Bridge Housing to Open Soon in West Los Angeles VA

Up to 100 homeless veterans to get temporary housing. By Sam Catanzaro Homeless veterans near Brentwood will soon have a place to live while...

Neighborhood Councils Spar For Control of Westwood Village

Students, businesses, establishment politics clash. By Sam Catanzaro There is a debate heating up over local politics in West Los Angeles around the creation of a...

California Lawmakers Pass Straw-by-Request Bill

Bill awaits signature by Gov. Jerry Brown  By Sam Catanzaro  Plastic straws, which have been shown in numerous studies to be one of the top-contributors to ocean pollution,...

L.A. City Council Passes Bird and Lime Regulations

Companies will be limited to 3,000 devices each.  By Sam Catanzaro Brentwood is crawling with Bird and Lime scooters but under new laws passed by the...

Brentwood Scooter Wars

Rider penalties also considered. By Sam Catanzaro A year ago, electric scooters were a fringe mode of transportation in Brentwood but with the launch...

California Laws Could Impact Brentwood

Scooters, Mental Health and Housing pending before the California Legislature.  By Sam Catanzaro As the California Legislature enters its final month of the 2018 session, there...

Helmets Not Required?

California lawmakers consider scooter regulations.  By Sam Catanzaro The wearing of helmets may soon not be required while riding dockless scooters such as Birds and Limes....
California lawn

Green Lawns, Long Showers For All?

By Tom Elias   (One in an ongoing series of interviews with significant candidates for governor of California.) Travis Allen chortles as he boasts that “We took...