Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Path that was closed 50 years ago still needs to be seen

Fifty years ago, our city was in flames. Some of you may remember the six days in August 1965 when nearly 35,000 people took to the streets, throwing bricks through windows, setting cars aflame and thrusting a community that had long suffered from poverty, crime and the indignities of institutional racism into the national spotlight. Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Leimert Park artist has designs on helping young people

Public art has the capacity to transform a community. It tells the history of a city better than any textbook. It reveals personal truth and spurs people to action. The freedom of expression acknowledges human suffering and offers those who have suffered the opportunity to tell their truth to the world. Whether it’s the mural Read More…