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Los Angeles: Homelessness Meets Economics 101

Los Angeles: Homelessness Meets Economics 101

  By Thomas L. Knapp “We can’t arrest our way out of this. We can’t shelter our way out of this. We have to house our way out of this,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said last year while campaigning for a measure to spend $1.2 billion in taxpayer money over ten years on housing […]

Los Angeles voters to decide on school funding parcel tax

Los Angeles voters to decide on school funding parcel tax

By Michael Hernandez LOS ANGELES—Voters within the Los Angeles Unified School District will vote Tuesday (June 4) on Measure EE—a $500 million parcel tax to pay for the $840 million approved contract signed between the district and the United Teachers Los Angeles union in January of this year. UTLA is calling this “the first local […]

California | NRA Files Lawsuit Against Los Angeles for Blacklisting Contractors Affiliated with the NRA

California | NRA Files Lawsuit Against Los Angeles for Blacklisting Contractors Affiliated with the NRA

On April 24, 2019, NRA filed a lawsuit challenging the City of Los Angeles’ recently adopted ordinance requiring current and prospective contractors working with the city to disclose any relationships with the NRA as a violation of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Make no mistake, the goal of this outrageous Ordinance is to discourage NRA membership and silencing support for the Second Amendment.  The […]

Is Cher Onto Something? LA Is Lavishing Benefits On Illegal Immigrants, While Its Homeless Die In Record Numbers

Is Cher Onto Something? LA Is Lavishing Benefits On Illegal Immigrants, While Its Homeless Die In Record Numbers

  Rachel Stoltzfoos | Staff Reporter   Cher caused a bit of a stir with a recent tweet, but a study out of Kaiser Health shows she may be on to something. While the illegal immigrant population of Los Angeles is poised to scoop up $260 million a year from the government in health benefits, […]

Snow comes to L.A., with powder in Malibu, Pasadena, West Hollywood, Thousand Oaks

Snow comes to L.A., with powder in Malibu, Pasadena, West Hollywood, Thousand Oaks

By HANNAH FRY and ALEJANDRA REYES-VELARDE . Xav.ier Bias walked out of the Whole Foods Market in Pasadena and saw another woman looking to the ground puzzled at the white stuff covering the sidewalk. The woman wasn’t sure exactly what she was looking at. But Bias, who is originally from the East Coast, quickly set her straight. It […]

Membership in California’s government unions plummeted in 2018, federal report shows

Membership in California’s government unions plummeted in 2018, federal report shows

“Walk out on the union, not the kids”: A California Policy Center social media advertisement delivered during the Los Angeles teachers strike. Memo to anyone still wondering about the impact of the Supreme Court’s landmark 2018 decision in Janus v AFSCME: Wonder no more. Despite a surging economy, union membership in California dropped by 86,000 […]

California has mismanaged its veterans home properties, audit finds

California has mismanaged its veterans home properties, audit finds

By PATRICK MCGREEVY . California has “mismanaged” properties where its state-run veterans homes are located, failing to charge market rents to private users and shortchanging programs that should benefit from the leases, a state audit concluded Tuesday. The head of the California Department of Veterans Affairs agreed with the findings and said changes would be made, […]

When Law Enforcement Ignores the Law

When Law Enforcement Ignores the Law

Editor’s Note: Activist and Columnist, Michael Greer, presented this address to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission. Illegal Immigration and the flagrant disregard for the Rule of Law is a widespread and growing problem in our nation. I represent the American Freedom Alliance. We are concerned with the threats to Western Civilization,  among them unchecked illegal immigration […]

Women viciously attack black Trump supporter at Women’s March

Women viciously attack black Trump supporter at Women’s March

  By Jesse Lee Peterson “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke This weekend I was physically assaulted at the Women’s March in Los Angeles. My staff and I attended the march on Saturday, as we have in previous years to do street […]

Striking teachers picket week 1; local and national media reports

Striking teachers picket week 1; local and national media reports

By Michael Hernandez LOS ANGELES—Striking teachers picketed schools and the home of the district superintendent Austin Beutner; held regional rallies including one at the offices of the California Charter Schools Association, community strike meetings, and marches at Grand Park—in front of City Hall—during Week 1  of the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA)  strike impacting Los […]

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