Community Opinion Street Beat West Edition

‘Has MLK’s dream for equality for all been realized yet?’

STREET BEAT Lisa Jackson Hollywood  “No, we’re going backwards. Look who’s in the White House now. It seems like Jim Crow is being reinstated. The more we protest and fight for equality, the worse it gets for us.”  Damian McCully Los Angeles  “Certainly not. However, there have been strides made from the time of Dr. Read More…

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Marathon negotiation session could end teachers’ strike

LOS ANGELES — Union leaders and administrators with the Los Angeles Unified School District announced a tentative deal Jan. 22 that could send teachers back to the classroom, ending the first Los Angeles teachers strike in 30 years. LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl joined Mayor Eric Garcetti at Read More…

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Activists continue push for rent control in Inglewood

INGLEWOOD – Incentives for first-time homebuyers, caps on rent increases in older buildings and urban zoning that sets aside affordable housing in new developments are among the strategies that could make living in Inglewood affordable for longtime residents, members of a local civic organization say. Supporters of the Uplift Inglewood Coalition discussed these ideas and Read More…