Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Drought slams South L.A. residents

The severe and prolonged drought that has slammed California is not just an academic exercise in discussing climate control and water conservation measures. Nor is it yet another opportunity to level hefty fines for chronic water wasters. It’s a calamity that like so many other looming catastrophes slams South Los Angeles residents harder than in Read More…

Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Reacting with dignity and respect may help curb abuses by police

Like many people, I was horrified by video footage of a beefy, white police officer seizing a slight, bikini-clad black female teenager, slamming her to the ground and pinning her down with his knee in a subdivision in McKinney, Texas. Kudos to the city’s police chief for swiftly opening an investigation into this incident and Read More…