Fernando Guerra

Professor of Political Science; Director of the Center of the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University

Fernando Guerra is Professor of Political Science at Loyola Marymount University and Director of its Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles. A practicing Catholic, he sits on the board of The Tidings, a publication of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

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Looking to November, Rick Caruso and Karen Bass both say they’re in good positions to win as LA mayor, while political watchers say Alex Villanueva will have a tough fight to remain…

Who might win Nov. runoff? Caruso v. Bass, Villanueva v. Luna

Looking to November, Rick Caruso and Karen Bass both say they’re in good positions to win as LA mayor, while political watchers say Alex Villanueva will have a tough fight to remain…

from Greater LA

LAPD budgeting, crime, homelessness took center stage during the first live TV debate in the race for LA’s next mayor.

LA mayoral race: What do candidates promise on crime and homelessness?

LAPD budgeting, crime, homelessness took center stage during the first live TV debate in the race for LA’s next mayor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Every 10 years in the City of LA, after the U.S. Census comes out, a redistricting commission draws new lines for the city’s council districts.

LA redistricting: City Council’s Nithya Raman and Paul Krekorian could lose their constituents

Every 10 years in the City of LA, after the U.S. Census comes out, a redistricting commission draws new lines for the city’s council districts.

from Greater LA

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The redevelopment of the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts will more than double its size and is expected to show what decent public housing could be.

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LA County has so far identified more than 600 monkeypox cases. The low vaccine supply makes it tough to get doses to Latino and Black communities with limited health care access.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hundreds of unhoused Angelenos are seeking shelter in the Mojave Desert, having been pushed out of nearby Lancaster due to aggressive policing.

from Greater LA

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