Author Kate Gallagher
CD 13 Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell said 209 EPL residents were placed in transitional shelter after the encampment sweep. A year later, only 17 made it to long-term housing.
The City Council candidate has a long history of organizing against structures of power — and winning.
Ed Buck and Eric Bauman may be gone, but Stonewall Democratic Club continues to protect its most powerful members amidst allegations of misconduct.
Across Los Angeles, unhoused Angelenos are being forced out of their communities in the name of preserving public space for “all citizens” — but who does that really include?
In a bizarre move, the CD 13 Councilmember announced the reopening of Echo Park Lake and only invited a single news outlet.
“You took away a haven, and we’re gonna fight for it," said Jessica Mendez, who led a candelit vigil and procession for the displaced community of Echo Park Lake.
The LAPD arrested over a dozen members of the press covering a protest at Echo Park Lake, including two of our reporters.