Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: 2024 Olympics are a win-win for L.A.

The big question that nearly everyone asks these days about hosting the Olympic Games is why do it. After first saying yes, and then no, and then maybe to host the 2024 games, Boston finally said no. It ultimately declined for the same reason that so many other American cities say no: the cost. The Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: In ‘Vision Zero,’ a safer future on South L.A. streets

Crenshaw. Florence. Slauson. Avalon. Figueroa. These are not just some of the most easily recognized and heavily trafficked streets in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, they are also corridors in what is known as the “High Injury Network” (HIN) — the scene of too many traffic collisions that result in death or severe injury. When I consider Read More…

Columnists Opinion Religion Uncategorized

PASTOR’S CORNER: Path to salvation? honesty, integrity

“I swear! I swear on a stack of Bibles!” As youngsters, this is how many of us would seek to establish credibility about anything we might say. We were taught that the Bible was a holy, sacred book, not to be handled or referred to frivolously. I still believe that, and obviously the judicial system Read More…