Around the Hub: New solutions needed for L.A.’s commute nightmare

By Robert Rector Hub Correspondent It’s a bright Monday morning and Joe Commuter is starting his workday routine.  He’s up with the sun, showers, grabs a...

LA could look at Las Vegas for homeless solutions

If we've learned anything in the past two weeks, it’s that Angelenos have limits. Look no further than the fury in Koreatown over a proposed...

Around the Hub: What’s the 710 extension really going to fix, anyway?

Does it really matter if anything is ever done about the 710 Freeway extension?  For those of us who make the trek from Long Beach...

Around the Hub: Whatever happened to the local grocery?

It didn’t happen overnight, but the face of local grocery shopping is considerably different that it was even five years ago.    Traditional grocery stores are...

Around the Hub: Our nation turns its lonely eyes to Millennials

By Robert Rector Hub Correspondent  Millennials. You’ve probably heard of them. You may be one of them. But for purposes of introduction: They are members of a...

Around the Hub: Killer AI is already here – How far will we allow...

By Robert Rector Hub correspondent Let’s face it, we can’t help being hayseeds from time to time. Being beguiled and bamboozled is a fine old American...

Commentary: Volkswagen should hire veterans for its Electrify America program

By Mike Kufchak IBEW, Local 11 I served my country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. It was a choice I made, borne out...

Around the Hub: Time changes, rainstorms and more in review

It is going to take all week to catch up to the time change.    Can someone explain the need for daylight savings time anyway? ...  City Councilman...
budget

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...
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OPINION: Universal healthcare sounds great, but what are the true costs?

Is California really going to have single-payer healthcare system? Democratic candidates for the governor of California have been issuing bad checks all around. Voters...