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New School Year Will Bring More Campus Anti-semitism

September 28, 2019

September 28, 2019

By Tom Elias There’s been a three-month hiatus in the growing phenomenon of anti-Semitism on California’s college and university campuses,...

Column: Anti-vaxxer’s Violence Shows Cause Is Morally Bankrupt

September 9, 2019

September 9, 2019

By Thomas Elias For years, anti-vaccination activists have demonstrated against laws compelling schoolchildren to be inoculated against diseases like polio,...

Big Housing Action Imminent Despite Past Votes

August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019

By Thomas Elias California voters have often made it clear they don’t much care for efforts by the state to...

Will Huge L.A. Parcel Tax Plan Start A Pattern?

June 2, 2019

June 2, 2019

Local elections held in odd-numbered years in California don’t generally have much meaning outside their immediate communities. But a June...

Housing Bill Problem: It Looks Like One Size Fits All

April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019

By Thomas Elias As they consider Senate Bill 50, many who are aware of the latest attempt by San Francisco’s...

Could Homes Made in a Factory Help Solve California’s Housing Supply?

March 23, 2019

March 23, 2019

By Avi Sinai  About the author: Avi Sinai is the principal of HM Capital, a Los Angeles company specializes in...

Will Asians Spur Big New Political Changes?

January 13, 2019

January 13, 2019

The same sort of panic that hit California’s Latinos after the 1994 passage of the anti-illegal immigrant Proposition 187 is...

Should Undocumented Have All Rights? Brown Said No

January 2, 2019

January 2, 2019

There is a school of thought, mostly pushed by Latino activist politicians, which says undocumented immigrants contribute to American life...

Brown’s Mixed Legacy of Big Fixes, Some Corruption

December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018

About a month from today, a new governor will sit in the state Capitol’s “horseshoe” suite and face some problems...

If There Really Is a Blue Wave, Which Seats Go Dem?

November 5, 2018

November 5, 2018

Nowhere has talk of an impending “blue wave” sweeping Democrats into Congress and Republicans out been louder and more constant...