The Devil Dressed Like an Angel.


On October 8, 2014,  the County of Los Angeles officially agreed to give $551,250 to the Village Family Serices “for acquisition of a real property to serve as an emergency shelter to house homeless transitional age youth”. That property is 14926 Kittridge Street, Van Nuys. It is a single family home on a single-family street, surrounded by…

Power For the People’s Own Good.


Once upon a time there was a broken down place where people slept on streets, garbage filled the gutters, the air was foul, streets were unsafe and violent, schools abysmal, prostitutes walked brazenly in daylight, and uneducated, fat, tattooed people smoked marijuana openly purchased from some sixty local dispensaries. In this land, oil storage tanks…

Cindy vs. Nuri


On Tuesday, July 23rd, two women, Cindy Montanez and Nuri Martinez, will face off in a special election to decide the next leader of LA’s 6th District which includes Van Nuys, Arleta and Sun Valley. After a dozen non-productive and self-destructive years of Councilman Tony Cardenas, the district is still one of the least appealing…

Canvassers For Cindy Montañez.


Two canvassers were walking down Orion Avenue north of Victory last night, passing out literature for Cindy Montañez, who is perhaps the best known and best financed person running for the vacant City Council District #6. According to her campaign literature "she is the only candidate endorsed by the LA County Democratic Party". Montañez (b.…