L.A. Voice: Trump makes America shrink again?

President Trump likes to tout that he knows diplomacy better than diplomats and military generals. But, he needs the world’s attention while mistrusting the...

Around the Hub: Marty and Elayne and a collection of thoughts

For my money, the stretch of Vermont Avenue that runs through Los Feliz between Hollywood and Griffith Park is one of the most interesting neighborhoods in...

L.A. Voice: “Stealing” money from the public with no shame

A county sheriff and a small city councilman made more money than the President of United States. A firefighter earned $100,000 in overtime alone...

Opinion: Astronomical lawsuit payouts bad for businesses and taxpayers

Jeanette Ortiz, a former manager of a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Fresno, was accused in 2015 of stealing $626 from a safe at the...

Around the Hub bids farewell to Anthony Bourdain

Is the Temptations' song "Ball of Confusion" overused in movie soundtracks? I would say yes. But that's me. On the other hand, "Whatcha see, is Whatcha...
health care

Opinion: Health care costs are rising no matter who is in the White House

The Republican tax-reform bill repeals Obamacare's individual insurance mandate. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that repealing the mandate will cause 4 million more people...

Around the Hub: Humble, funny and inspiring words for graduating students

By Robert Rector Hub correspondent  It’s that time of year when the collective wisdom of the human race is reduced to bite-sized portions and spoon fed to those in...

Welcome to The Hub

Let’s take on the elephant in the room first. Yes, we know there are fewer and fewer printed newspapers, tabloids, magazines, pamphlets, and books...

Opinion: America has forgotten to value tolerance and openness

Ever since Donald Trump took office, America is no longer a country of open-mindedness and tolerance. There are petty confrontations everywhere. Recent incidents include...
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OPINION: Eric Garcetti is definitely running – Away from Los Angeles

There's this video game out there called “Fortnite.” Essentially it is an online version of the Hunger Games. The game begins after 100 cartoonish players parachute...