Ted Rall is a former freelance editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times.
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An ambitious company looking to take over the world can deal with government in one of two ways.
Water may soon become more valuable than oil.
“California’s freeways are amazing,” my Bay Area-raised girlfriend told me the first time I came to the West Coast.
My cartoon was prompted by a report by Times political columnist Cathleen Decker about how “California has become the place where politicians go to rich people’s homes to talk about the lives of less-fortunate people they rarely meet.”
“For decades, Los Angeles’ backlog of broken and lifted sidewalks has bedeviled pedestrians, cost the city millions annually in injury payouts and eluded a politically and financially palatable long-term solution,” write Times reporters Ben Poston and Ryan Menezes.
Los Angeles made national news last week when it became the largest American city to pass a substantial increase to the minimum wage, rising to $15 per hour by 2020.
On Tuesday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to end an obnoxious, counterproductive program in conjunction with the U.S.