• Classic Trump

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    Half truths, obfuscations and lies, but this is not the end

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher It seems almost incomprehensible that after having shuttered the government for 35 days President Donald Trump could stand before Cong

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  • Unlock Public School Potential

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    Strike: Did UTLA settle too soon?

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher To understand the historical significance of the recent teachers’ strike against Los Angeles Unified School District I direct you to a PBS documentary that ai

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  • Border Wall Farce

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    False metaphors of the wall versus the Statue of Liberty

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher That the national broadcast media gave up prime time television minutes in exchange for a metaphoric shadow boxing match over the border

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  • Value of Truth in an Era of Deceit

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    The consequences of social media and propaganda

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher Gov. Jerry Brown’s first incarnation as Gov. Moonbeam, the maverick Democrat dating Linda Ronstadt, feels so long ago.  Gov. Moonbeam was the d

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  • A White House Christmas Carol

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    Trump’s nightmare before the shutdown

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher It’s winter in Washington, D.C., snow has dusted the White House lawn, the West Wing staff have gone home for the evening and Donald is in the residence

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  • Supporting Solutions, Not Neglect

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    Without more new jobs, will gentrification actually bring prosperity?

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher For some 50 years, I have witnessed the comings and goings of “great” plans for community development here in the Los An

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  • Success Looks More Like Avoiding Disaster

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    Information Fair on Bridge Home draws interest and speculation

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher Clearly there was some tension in the air as people gathered at the San Pedro Boys and Girls Club Nov. 27 for the Bridge Home Infor

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  • Speculating on Gentrification

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    The unintended consequences

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher I ran into Thom and Jerry at the bank recently — not the cartoon characters, both a local realtor and a businessman. Both wanted to know what was happening with the

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  • All the Flags at Half Staff

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    Framing the election, remembering the past

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher Once again our nation’s flags were flown at half-staff, a custom signifying untimely death of a large group of people or the death of one de

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  • A Time for Reform and Resistance

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    Janice Hahn, L.A. County Sheriff’s race and the 2018 election

    By James Preston Allen, Publisher It was kind of curious that Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn delivered her second State of the County speech at the World Cruise terminal just a month befo

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