Liam Fitzpatrick is a writer, editor, and organizer living in Los Angeles. He covers police corruption, local politics, and the treatment of unhoused residents in LA.
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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.
Seventy-four organizations want to give the Board of Supervisors the power to impeach the sheriff and create more robust civilian oversight of the LASD.
2021 was very bad for our mental health. It was also very good for running a local news website.
Reform is not an option for this law enforcement organization.
An incumbent’s last-ditch effort in an LA City Council race is drawing national attention.
The impact she could make as a city councilmember would drastically alter Los Angeles for the better.
Late in September 2020, Mayor Garcetti hosted a “Pre-Election Townhall” and went mask off.
A city memo confirms that negotiations with publicly-supported hotels to take in unhoused residents broke down.
Two years after the LAPD murdered Mely Corado at the Silver Lake Trader Joe’s, her brother Albert marches in her memory.
After weeks of massive protests on the streets, Garcetti’s administration now faces pressure from within.
Police officers act like they have a license to kill because Jackie Lacey functionally gave them one.
The “both sides” narrative does not apply here.
In violation of an LA City Ordinance, over 70 unhoused residents were forced to share access to one bathroom at night.
How volunteer organizers in Los Angeles created a safe, efficient, and life-saving mutual aid network in less than a month.
Donating to the Los Angeles COVID-19 Mutual Aid Network might be the most cathartic thing you can do right now.