Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Has the LAPD learned its lesson yet?

The announcement that Los Angeles Police officer Richard Garcia was arrested and charged this week with assault in the beating of Clinton Alford Jr. last October is yet another teaching moment for the Los Angeles Police Department and for the community. The starting point is the arrest and charges themselves. In times past, there have Read More…

Columnists Opinion

State needs more medical assistants

Have you ever had to wait months to have a recommended medical procedure performed? Health care workforce shortages exist in California. It’s particularly a problem for primary care, mental health and dental care —but it is growing a problem for some specialties. One of those specialties is anesthesia. More than 100 million operations and procedures Read More…