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Donations Sought to Restore Historic Adobe Wall

This winter’s rains led to the collapse of an 18-ft. section of the adobe wall that was built around the historic Marquez family cemetery on San Lorenzo Street in 1926. Sharon Kilbride, a member of the Marquez family, said the … Continue reading

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Tramonto Slide: City May Be Forced into Action by Caltrans

Caltrans has said it cannot remove the dirt from the toe of the historic Tramonto Landslide in the northbound lane of Pacific Coast Highway, near Porto Marina, until the City takes action. The City of Los Angeles and the developer who owns … Continue reading

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Examining the Israeli-Palestinian Divide at PaliHi

By CHAZ PLAGER On October 7, 2023, a terrorist attack on Israel by the radical Palestinian group Hamas set off one of the most major wars in recent memory. Though it may be halfway across the world, the effects of … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech Does Not Include Vandalism or Property Damage

Seeing the extensive graffiti on Royce Hall and the amount of garbage left on the UCLA campus was sickening. The cost to clean the buildings and the campus has been estimated in the millions of dollars. Many students/activists were arrested, … Continue reading

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Topanga Canyon Road Reopening Now Estimated for Fall

Beach traffic may be worse than ever this summer, because State Route 27, is not likely to be reopened until fall. An update was given today to those who live in Topanga and for those who use SR-27 as a … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Hey, LA Times Editorial Board: Latest Column on Venice Attacks–Too Soon and Out of Touch

(Editor’s note: This article appeared on April 24 in the Westside Current and is reprinted with permission.) By: JAMIE PAIGE, Editor Westside Current On April 15, an emotional Councilwoman Traci Park delivered a speech at a press conference following the … Continue reading

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Candidate Statements in Official Guides Are Paid Ads

“The only way to run for public office is to have a lot of money,” said Jonathan Reiss, who was a candidate for U.S. Senate in the March primary election. You may not have read about him, because although he … Continue reading

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Food Trucks Continue to Draw Controversy

There is a proverb “the road to hell is paved with good intentions,” which can be interpreted to mean that that good actions may have unintended consequences. On September 17, 2018, former Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 946, which is … Continue reading

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VIEWPOINT: No on Prop.1

  What if there were a proposition on the March ballot: Beautiful Sunsets and Foster Care for Kittens? Who is not for beautiful sunsets in California? Who would be against foster care for kittens? But like many California Proposition ballot … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Hamas Supporters Deface the Los Angeles National Cemetery

Hamas supporters defaced the Los Angeles National Cemetery in West Los Angeles on January 6. The Key News Network reported a large crowd of individuals spray-painted walls outside the cemetery. The National Cemetery opened in May 1889 and contains about … Continue reading

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