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…

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COMMUNITY REPORT: High-speed Internet access is essential to all Angelenos

Internet access is a human right. And not just for tech nerds — for everyone. There was a time, not so long ago, when that was a controversial opinion. Smart phones were unimaginable to those of us who were wowed by beepers. We associated the Internet with a long, frustrating dial-up process. Computers seemed pretty Read More…

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…