Are we surprised #Metro ridership is falling

According to a Metro staff report, the number of people riding buses and trains in L.A. county has dropped by about 9 percent, from 1.49 million average weekday boardings in 2014 to 1.36 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2016.

Police Commission OK’s 2nd Term for LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

In spite of #LAPDgate which forced LAPD’s top cop to admit he lied, the LAPD commission voted to give Chief Charlie Beck a 2nd term.  The lone no vote came from Robert Saltzman, a USC law professor, who most likely understands the level of  liability the chief has on the City of Los Angeles taxpayers. Continue reading “Police Commission OK’s 2nd Term for LAPD Chief Charlie Beck”

How Safe Do You Feel Taking Public Transportation in City of Los Angeles?

**Reposted courtesy of 2UrbanGirls.com** KPCC reporter Frank Stoltze pondered in a recent article of his “What happened to LA Sheriff candidate Paul Tanaka?“.  After reading yet another article discussing the closure of Paul’s campaign office and his failure to return his phone call, 2UrbanGirls immediately called Paul to arrange meeting over lunch.  He responded immediatelyContinue reading “How Safe Do You Feel Taking Public Transportation in City of Los Angeles?”