Is it too late for L.A. County to learn from its pandemic mistakes?
The city is opening up, but here are some landmarks and treasures that we miss already.
More than a year after a shuttered drilling site in the middle of a South L.A. neighborhood was deemed unsafe, it remains a risk for residents.
The political gridlock behind the transit gridlock.
A small band of white power militants and Trump supporters rallied in Huntington Beach Sunday – and were met by far more counter protesters.
LAUSD survey data shows most families prefer online instruction for the remainder of the school year.
In Alhambra, a candlelight vigil denounces the targeting of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
A coalition of civil and human rights leaders, officials, and the community stood in front of the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration in the face of rising hate violence.
The event, titled “Love Our Communities: Build Collective Power,” came together in Little Tokyo in response to the recent increase in violence against Asian Americans.
Experts describe the winter surge as a “perfect storm” driven in part by poor planning, staffing woes and a tardy governmental response.
New collaborations with community organizations may produce innovative solutions that could make the pandemic recovery more equitable.
A new report attacks L.A.’s systemic racism and lays out a roadmap for transformation centered in racial equality.
The Black Lives Matter demonstration demanded an end to police violence against people of color.
The activist-writer was deeply planted in the here and now: What was at stake. What still needed to be done. What we couldn’t lose sight of.
A new history by the author of City of Quartz examines the time and place of his own early activism.
The City Council is considering a ‘right to counsel’ program that could help curb evictions and homelessness.
Gay historian, activist and kindhearted bohemian bon vivant, Stuart Timmons passed away peacefully on a recent Saturday morning, not long after recovering from a bout with pneumonia.
Almost 120,000 misdemeanor crimes are reviewed for criminal filing by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office each year. This high volume of cases, coupled with reductions in court resources, make it nearly impossible to consider each person’s situation individually.
Any informed discussion about the politics and history of Los Angeles over the last century would have to include a critical assessment of the life and legacy of Tom Bradley. In the new documentary Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race, filmmakers Lyn Goldfarb and Alison Sotomayor provide an in-depth look into Bradley’s life and career and their lasting impact on the city’s history, culture and political life. The two recently spoke with Capital & Main.
Capital & Main: What were your main reasons for doing this documentary?
Goldfarb: Because many of us don’t have a clear understanding about the history of Los Angeles. I think Tom Bradley’s story helps us understand LA better, who we are, and how we got to where we are.