Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Not enough has changed in 50 years

A couple of friends and I stood transfixed with hundreds of others on the corner several blocks from my house in South L.A. watching what seemed like a horrid page out of “Dante’s Inferno.” But this wasn’t the classic writer’s epic poem. This was real life. Liquor stores, a laundromat, and two cleaners blazed away. Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Garcetti’s mid-term report card shines

There was a touchy moment for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti the day before the Los Angeles Police Commission was scheduled to announce its decision on whether the LAPD slaying of Ezell Ford in August 2014 was justified. In the days before the commission decision, Garcetti came under heavy fire for allegedly saying and doing Read More…