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Category: Opinion


Opinion: Is Brentwood in Danger of Losing Its Farmers Market?

May 28, 2024

May 28, 2024

By Carolyn Jordan, Chair, Brentwood Community Council The Brentwood Farmers’ Market at Gretna Green and San Vicente has been with...

Opinion: Toxic Exposure May Impact Veterans’ Health Even Today

April 29, 2024

April 29, 2024

By Cristina Johnson  Military service members spend years in hazardous environments unknowingly, often developing fatal illnesses decades after their service....

If You Have a Loved One Experiencing Severe Mental Illness, We Can Help

February 15, 2024

February 15, 2024

By Lisa H. Wong, Psy. D Many families across Los Angeles County know what it’s like to watch a loved...

Brentwood Beat: Mike Feuer vs. Nick Melvoin: a Really Tough Choice

February 15, 2024

February 15, 2024

By Jeff Hall As we enter the political season, many in Brentwood will have their eyes on both Mike Feuer...

Brentwood Beat: From Brentwood News to OUR NATIONAL CONVERSATION

November 16, 2023

November 16, 2023

Back in 1991, when I started the Brentwood News, I wrote that Brentwood’s new community newspaper would remain politically neutral...

A Hopeful Future

May 25, 2023

May 25, 2023

A Hopeful Future I attended two events this last month that made me feel better about the state of the...

New Program Can Help Protect Southern California Homes in the Event of an Earthquake

May 13, 2023

May 13, 2023

Residents Have Until May 31 To Apply For Seismic Retrofit Grants By Janiele Maffei, Chief Mitigation Officer for the California...

Column: Tired OF Declinists? Some Enduring New California Positives

April 18, 2023

April 18, 2023

By Thomas D. Elias California has taken a beating lately, with (mostly Republican) governors of other states blasting many aspects...

Brentwood Beat: New Leadership – and an Old Question

March 31, 2023

March 31, 2023

I attended the recent Brentwood Homeowners Association annual meeting. Like all BHA meetings, this one didn’t disappoint. One reason for...

Column: SB 9 Ended R-1 Zoning, but It’s Not Meeting Goals

March 11, 2023

March 11, 2023

By Tom Elias More than a year after it took effect, the landmark housing density law known as SB 9...