James Preston Allen

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James Preston Allen is the founding publisher of Random Lengths News. He has been involved in the Los Angeles Harbor Area community for more than 40 years.

Unlock Public School Potential

Strike: Did UTLA settle too soon?

By James Preston Allen, Publisher To understand the historical significance of the recent teachers’ strike against Los Angeles Unifi

Border Wall Farce

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 ex

Value of Truth in an Era of Deceit

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

1968: The Year that Changed America

Fifty years later, America still struggles with the truth and 40 years of indy news

By James Preston Allen, Publisher We are approaching the end of 2018, a largely trou

A White House Christmas Carol

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 h

Supporting Solutions, Not Neglect

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

Success Looks More Like Avoiding Disaster

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

Dear America— Notes of an Undocumented Citizen

By James Preston Allen, Publisher His flight from New York arrived late at LAX, delayed by the smoke from the fires in Malibu, but Jose Antonio Vargas finally arrived on 6th Street in San Pedro wit

Speculating on Gentrification

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

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