Threatening to Jump onto a Freeway; LA Homelessness; Business on the Move

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

Whatever the reason, there was a man who recently threatened to jump from a bridge along the Hollywood Freeway causing  both north and south bound lanes to be shut down for 11 hours!   It all began around 11:00 pm on a recent Monday evening and concluded the following Tuesday morning around 10:00 am.  For nearly […]

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Leaving California for Greener Pastures

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

While Tax-Paying California Residents flee the state, we find that the homeless population increases along with an assortment of proposed increased taxes and exploding property crimes along with a reduced overall quality of life in the once Golden State of California. It wasn’t long ago that California and in particular Southern California had a great […]

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Is it time for a change in how Los Angeles is managed and governed?

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

Is it time to change the form of government in the City of Los  Angeles? Or do we continue to let the City of L A fall farther into the HOLE of DECAY and DARKNESS with increasing Homeless living in tents on city sidewalks and in cars in our neighborhoods; massive traffic congestion on our […]

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Sen. Hertzberg Responds; CA Taxes; FBI Comes Calling in LA

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

California State Senator Bob Hertzberg comments on my column.  My recent RantZ regarding Senator Bob Hertzberg ELIMINATING the Posse Comitatus law in California drew a quick and defensive response from the Senator. The legal requirement compelling a person to assist a police officer during an arrest when ordered by the officer, prompted the Senator to […]

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Does California Governor Gavin Newsom care at all about crime victims or their families or our police officers that keep us safe?

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

Recent political moves by Governor Newsom clearly demonstrates that he does not give a Damn about victims of crime or the law enforcement officers that enforce the laws to keep people safe in the once Golden State of California.  The following examples of recent moves by the Governor illustrates what is important to him and […]

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