Scooter-mania Gets Curbed in LA

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You’ve seen them, you might have ridden them and possibly even been endangered by them. Carl recently reported on attempts by Los Angeles City Council to bring a sense of order to the bonanza of app-rented electric scooters which have been lauded by the companies as the future of affordable transportation.

Red Car Trolley Mural “Leaves the Station” in Atwater Village

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Carl wrote about the Red Car Trolley mural that was removed in Atwater Village to make way for a pedestrian and cycling bridge. Check out pictures of the old mural. Checkout the artist Rafael Escamilla. ATWATER VILLAGE—An iconic 30-foot by 40-foot mural on the Los Angeles River, depicting a red trolley car, was recently demolished to make way for a new pedestrian and cycling bridge, despite previous plans to keep the mural intact.

LA Hate Crimes Mirror National Trend

"Hate Crimes Rising" was originally published at the Los Feliz Ledger. Carl reports on trending hate crime as local officials in Los Angeles respond to a rise in hate crime in their city and the rest of the nation (with big thanks to editors who helped whip this story into shape).

recycLA Latest Developments

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Check out Carl's article, "recycLA Facing Scrutiny, Fines for Poor Service" Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. Fines can now be imposed on Los Angeles trash haulers for poor customer service amid growing outcry from businesses and apartment owners about price increases and reduced service under a citywide recycling program, which began rolling out in … Continue reading recycLA Latest Developments

More recycLA Complaints

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Check out Carl's article, "More Complaints of City’s New Trash Hauling Program," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. (LOS FELIZ LEDGER) Los Angeles businesses, property owners and tenant organizations are voicing ongoing concerns about the escalated cost of garbage collection under a new sanitation program called recycLA, which started in July. Proponents of recycLA say it is … Continue reading More recycLA Complaints

Neighborhood Councils React to De Leon Comments

Check out Carl's article, "De Leon Comments Irk Local Officials," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. LOS FELIZ LEDGER - Current President pro Tempore of the California State Senate and U.S. Senate hopeful, Kevin De Leon drew local ire recently over comments he made in an NBC Los Angelesinterview that many perceived as disparaging to neighborhood … Continue reading Neighborhood Councils React to De Leon Comments

West Nile, Zika, mosquitoes and chickens

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Check out Carl's article, "Virus-Spreading Mosquitos Confirmed Locally," Originally Published in the Los Feliz Ledger. "West Nile Virus is on the rise across Los Angeles with 208 reported cases this year according to Los Angeles public health officials. Vector control authorities said chickens and mosquitos in Los Feliz have tested positive for the virus in recent … Continue reading West Nile, Zika, mosquitoes and chickens