The ouster of Occupy L.A. left City Hall Park with dirt where once there was turf. And when ideas started coming in about what should be done to restore the landscape that adorns the symbolic center of the city, the range of opinions was something akin to those within Occupy L.A.: widely varied, ... More >>
Turns out the Occupy L.A. cost estimate released by the City Administrative Officer last month -- $1.7 million -- didn't include the price of fixing the lawn outside City Hall. Nope. That was just the bill from LAPD headquarters for the overtime it had to pay 1,000-plus riot cops to raid the peace ... More >>
The name Vignali receded into L.A. history after the “Pardongate” scandal of 2001, but questions remain about drug-dealing son Carlos and his real estate magnate father, Horacio, who just might be pulling the strings in the remaking of downtown L.A.
Debating the merits of a civic discourse