Thomas D. Elias, SGV Tribune

Thomas D. Elias

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Recent articles by Thomas:

Ethnic studies shouldn’t just be about ideological fights – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

It adds up to a phony rewrite. → Read More

California Focus: Ethnic studies isn’t one-size fits all

School districts approving ethnic studies sight unseen → Read More

Post-lockdown realities begin to emerge

The only certainty: Life will never go back to the old normal. → Read More

After police changes, what else will unrest spur?

Landmark demonstrations through history sometimes produced major changes affecting much more than the immediate targets of the protesters. → Read More

Instead of tinkering with AB5, just repeal it

Lawmakers should scrap the entire amateurish mistake, not merely tinker with it. → Read More

Why should Joe Biden choose Kamala Harris for veep?

On the face of it, Harris might have some appeal to progressive, Bernie Sanders-style Democrats. But that lasts only until they look at her record. → Read More

Commonalities between COVID-hoaxsters and anti-vaxxers

Viewed as part of a very long argument over what government should or should not do for masses of Americans, today’s demonstrations and the irrational claims they sometimes purvey should be no surp… → Read More

Memo to split roll advocates: wait.

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, California and the rest of America wallow ever deeper into the worst recession since the Great Depression of the early 1930s. → Read More

Why the Census extension may help California

The upshot is that extra time stands a good chance of translating into proper representation and funding for California, a good thing in this era of a president more hostile to this state than any … → Read More

California Focus: Shelter compliance is showing some cracks

Newsom loses transparency and the unity it brought. → Read More

Newsom already lost the transparency, unity COVID-19 brought

He needs to get back on the transparency track, or California will see more and more cracks in its harmony. → Read More

Missing from the PG&E debate: personal responsibility – San Bernardino Sun

This lack of personal responsibility has to end, and the most convenient vehicle for ending it right away should be PG&E’s bankruptcy proceeding. → Read More

California Focus: Will virus up chances of Calexit?

Gov. Newsom describes California as ‘nation state,’ as Trump seeks to divide. → Read More

Move into empty office towers to solve California’s housing crisis

Sell off a lot of that office space as apartments and condominiums. → Read More

Reevaluating the foresight, leadership of Brown, Schwarzenegger

Ancient Egyptians first observed that only when we eliminate traditions do we discover why they first became traditions. → Read More

California Focus: Dumped hospital program haunts Jerry Brown

Schwarzenegger had foresight on pandemic threat, medical needs → Read More

Are we seeing steps toward reality for a sci-fi scenario?

It pays today to consider where California may be headed, with online work and education expanded exponentially as part of the effort to curb the worldwide COVID-19 viral pandemic. → Read More

Say goodbye to Senate Bill 50, hello to Senate Bill 902

Said Wiener, “We’re serious about giving cities more and more tools to make their lives easier in … approving more housing.” → Read More

California Focus: How virus will infect state budget

Officials would be wise to spread the pain out over multiple years. → Read More

Get ready for the biggest budget crunch in 12 years

The rainy day fund can make up some of this, but not all. → Read More