Who Will Win the Key CA, East Bay and SF Races?
It’s time for our election predictions. And not a second too soon. Even the shortened San Francisco mayor’s race seems to have gone on too long. Most voters are Read More »
This piece originally appeared in Capital and Main.
Only about one percent of Los Angeles County’s homeless are able to have full-time jobs, says a report prepared by the Economic Roundtable.
The single most common reason given by people for Read More »
Berkeley City Council Mistakes Parking Lots for Paradise
On May 29, the Berkeley City Council votes on whether to oppose AB 2923, which makes it easier to build housing on BART property. Sponsored by Assembly members David Chiu and Tim Read More »
Wicks is Ahead Amidst Scramble to Make Runoff
As voting starts in the hotly-contested East Bay D15 Assembly race (covering El Cerrito, Richmond, Berkeley, and parts of Oakland), Buffy Wicks appears to be leading the field. Wickes has raised the Read More »
Boost for Affordable Housing Act as Landlords Reveal Campaign Strategy
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has endorsed the Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Act enacted by the legislature in 1995. If passed by California voters in November, Read More »
Applying the Lessons of SB 827 For Future Housing Wins
California Senate Bill 827, which was sponsored by State Senators Scott Wiener and Nancy Skinner, was formally defeated in committee this week. But this outcome was foreseen for months, with Read More »
This piece first appeared in Capital and Main.
The Social Justice Humanitas Academy is one of a handful of community schools that have been dramatically closing opportunity and achievement gaps in some of Los Angeles’ toughest neighborhoods.
Its successes have Read More »
The Los Angeles Dodgers begin their season this week at home against the arch rival San Francisco Giants and I’ll be there rooting for the Dodgers. But as a child, growing up in New Jersey, I rooted for the New Read More »