"Our service area has approximately 400 beds for 5,000 people designated as homeless. Los Angeles county has 60,000 people without housing. Too many people, too few beds. Where can our neighbors sleep at night? And rebuild their lives during the day?
From a weekly front-page column to frequent photo features, the Greenleaf Guardian's focus on Mayor Joe Vinatieri has been consistent. Is the Greenleaf Guardian too close to the mayor? At least three of its founders are connected with Vinatieri's reelection campaign.
Tolerating hate speech, yelling, and clapping at Whittier City Council meetings is uncivil and invites lawlessness. The editor of Sustainable City News calls on City Council to make Public Comment safe by standing firm for civility.
I salute the founders of this paper on their mission to spread the gospel of Whittier, at a time when we need to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable more than ever before — and at a time where too many want to comfort the comfortable and afflict the afflicted.