Author Alex McElvain
The new mayor “bungled her first on public safety,” the old council president pushed to get cops off traffic stops, and the new controller took aim at LAPD’s helicopter habit.
Reviewing a big week at Los Angeles City Council, previewing the week to come.
The Public Safety Committee will vote on the notorious “quadruped unmanned ground vehicles” Tuesday afternoon. One committee member calls them “dystopian.”
“Until LAPD restores faith in our communities, a visible presence at public meetings must not be encouraged,” Black city planners urge LA’s planning director.
The survey found nearly two-thirds support for redirecting LAPD money towards local programs.
Much needed information on this LASD killing.
As a widely watched City Council race comes to a close, two campaigns have articulated shockingly distinct visions of what Los Angeles politics should look like.
Sassafras Saloon opens to the police despite state order.