PERSPECTIVE ON THE POLICE : Is the LAPD Committed to Reform? JOHN W. SPIEGEL, The author is general counsel to the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, headed by Warren Christopher. On Thursday, Spiegel addressed a Los Angeles City Council committee dealing with the commission's report. This is adapted from his prepared statement.
PLATFORM : Housing for All BARBARA CONSIDINE, BARBARA CONSIDINE, executive director of Share Our Selves, a nonprofit, charitable organization that serves Orange County's poor, commented on the recent eviction of four homeless men living under a Los Angeles freeway. She told The Times: and