Between May and September of this year, the lawsuit Public Counsel filed on behalf of the Labor/Community Strategy Center (LCSC) this past December 13 states, both Metro and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) failed to adequately respond (or respond at all) to multiple requests for public records regarding policing and fare enforcement practices, breakdowns […]
Last Saturday morning, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority hosted a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the start of construction on the next phase of the Foothill Gold Line. The new Gold Line “phase 2B” extension will run 12.3 miles east from Azusa, extending from Glendora to Montclair. It will include six new stations, one each in […]
She had had enough of hearing her community spoken about in offensive ways by well- (and not-so-well-) meaning planners and advocates, enough of giving 110 percent of herself only to realize a fraction of what she put forward was being seen as having value, enough of how disinterested those with power over what happened in marginalized communities remained in the larger picture, and enough of being tokenized.