The Preven Report

Hard-hitting news and commentary about government and politics in LA.

NEWS FLASH! Eric Preven gets 36,000 votes, comes in second in June 5th LA County Supervisor race!

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Here's a LA Daily News article we wrote which just became a finalist --competing with a piece by the LA Times Editorial Board -- for an LA Press Club award: 


 "The Attorney-Tax Dollar Privilege" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven. 


Here's an article about how Eric Preven and Joshua Preven, who are brothers, work together:


"Palisadian 'Watch Dog' Journalist Brings Home Hardware" by Matthew Meyer for The Palisadian Post. 


Here's an article about Eric and Joshua winning the 2017 LA Press Club Award for Online Political Commentary:


"CityWatch Contributors Eric & Joshua Preven Win LA Press Club Award, Inspire CNN Anchor" by Sara Epstein for CityWatchLA


Here are recent articles written by Eric and Joshua:


21 February 2018

"Why is L.A. County Gouging Taxpayers on Credit Card Fees?" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for The Palisades News


04 February 2018

“Los Angeles Blames Wildfire on Homeless...”

by Alleen Brown, Eric Preven, and Joshua Preven for The Intercept


11 December 2017

"LA Sups Sticking It to the Poor: Hiking Admission Fees to Natural History Museum” by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA


04 December 2017

"Perhaps an Audit is in Order for LA's Ethics Commission" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


22 November 2017

"Par(k) for the Course … Turning LA County Golf Courses into Parks for the People" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


20 November 2017

"Housing for the Homeless: The Boat Solution" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


16 November 2017

"The Question Is: Who Believes LAPD Chief Charlie Beck?" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


12 November 2017

"A Weight is Lifted as Harvard-Westlake Abandons Parking Plans" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for the Los Angeles Daily News.


28 October 2017

"Curtailing the Freedom of Press in Los Angeles" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for the Los Angeles Daily News.


19 October 2017

"Taste of Soul" Needs Some Soul Searching by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


16 October 2017

"Herb Wesson, LA Mayor for Almost a Year Now" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


02 October 2017

"Huge" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


25 September 2017 

"LA District Attorney Accountability: MIA" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


11 September 2017

"Why are the LA County Supes Subsidizing an Event Sponsored by Pyramider Herbalife?" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


28 August 2017 

"Garcetti Keeping the Lid on LA’s $1.2 Billion Homeless-Reduction Bond Measure" 

by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


17 August 2017

"But Councilman Bonin, You Promised!" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA.


10 August 2017

"Story Behind the Studio City NC Controversial Harvard-Westlake Vote" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA


07 August 2017

"Studio City NC Says No to Harvard-Westlake's Improvement Plan...Controversial Public Hearing Looms" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA


07 August 2017

"Will the George Lucas Museum Succeed or Fail? The Answer Hangs on One Question!" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatch 


02 August 2017

"Breaking! The Big Chill" by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA


17 July 2017

"Mr. Mayor … If You Really Want to Help the Homeless" 

by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven for CityWatchLA


More articles by Eric Preven and Joshua Preven written for CityWatchLA (except where indicated otherwise)


"Coldwater Canyon Parking Project: Not Every Harvard-Westlake Parent is On Board"

July 6, 2017


"Selling a Surplus City-Owned Condo: What’s the Big Hurry, Mr. Mayor?" 

June 19, 2017

 

Tony Winning Ben Platt Provides Some Positive Headlines for LA’s Westlake High

June 12, 2017


High End Harvard-Westlake School Stuck in ‘Park’

May 25, 2017 


Oh, Oh! Councilman O'Farrell Should Return Illegal Campaign Contributions

May 18, 2017 


Red Flag Warning: Prop HHH Funds for the Homeless Keep Slipping Through City Hall’s Hands 

May 1, 2017


Long before WikiLeaks there was Arthur Sulzberger and the NYT

April 17, 2017


Compassion in Short Supply in LA’s City Council Chambers

April 13, 2017


A Little More Governing, A Little Less Grandstanding Please: LA’s Commendation Sweepstakes

April 3, 2017


LA Controller Should Demand Immediate Cuts from City Hall

March 27, 2017


When Leaving Stuff Out is the Same as Fake News

March 20, 2017


‘Cloaking’…Yes, Hacking Happens Here

March 16, 2017


Will LAPD Taser Deaths Become Charlie Beck’s Legacy?

March 13, 2017


We Can’t Hear You … Citizens Oversight of HHH off to a Fishy Start

March 2, 2017


The Mayor’s Indecent Proposal: An All-Overtime LAPD Force to Guard Metro

February 20, 2017


A ‘Slap on the Wrist’ for Officials … And For You? It’s Penalties, Fees and a Lien on Your Property

February 9, 2017


Ten’s a Crowd: Big Battle Set for Garcetti’s Job

January 23, 2017


Candidates Refusing to Debate: The Unpardonable Sin of Politics

January 12, 2017

 

Los Angeles and 10 Big “No’s” for 2017

December 29, 2016 


LA Supervisors … ‘Can You Listen for Just One Second’?

December 12,  2016


Call Off the Dragnet: Impoundment and ‘Special Collections’ Lead to Blackmail and Extortion

December 8, 2016


Bullet Train Bunk: The Valley Has Lost Its Voice in the High Speed Rail Battle

November 21, 2016


Did LA County Supes Ignore Valley Fever Risks to Female Prisoners?

October 31, 2016


LA County Supes: Corruptionblind

October 24, 2016


Does Wesson’s Double Duty Violate L.A. Charter? Fuentes’ Old District Deserves to Know 

[LA Daily News]

October 17, 2016


Side-Stepping the Charter: Wesson’s Murky Self-Appointment as CD 7 Caretaker

September 26, 2016


Listen Up County Supes! Rethink the Marina Dock 52 Project, You are the People’s Voice

September 22, 2016


LA City Council’s Secret Deal to Buy 4,400 Tasers – Do They Really Work?

September 19, 2016


Triathletes Welcome in Malibu, Herbalife Not-So-Much! (OurStudioCity.com)

September 8, 2016


It’s Time to End LA’s Secret Meetings: What Do City Council Members and LA’s County Supervisors Have to Hide?

September 5, 2016

Note: This article won the LA Press Club for Online Political Commentary


LA Supe Solis and Gov Walker: Odd Couple Gifting Billionaire Hedge Funder, Stiffing the Working Class

August 22, 2016


Englander’s ‘Toxic’ Body Camera Deal a Slap in the Face of LA’s Rank-and-File- Cops

July 11, 2016


Did the Declaration of Independence Authors have LA’s Ethics Commission in Mind?

July 4, 2016


The Heavy Cost of Opposing LA Supervisor Candidate Englander

March 21, 2016


Hey Reporters! How about a Few Questions Please on the Harvard-Westlake Scam?

February 25, 2016


Forget Kinsey, the Whole Coastal Commission Should Walk the Plank

February 8, 2016

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