Tom Bodus

EL CENTRO — A law signed Wednesday by Gov. Grant Newsom will allow the board of the Imperial Valley Transportation Commission to greatly expan…

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Am I the only one feeling put off by the sense of entitlement conveyed here? Correct me if I'm wrong, but as I understand it, residents of Slab City live year-round rent-free on public land. Granted, the conditions aren't optimal, but they weren't designed to be. And, again, it's rent-free. …


If this were L.A., this story might make national news. I wouldn't be at all surprised if it makes it anyway at some point. The elements are there for a firestorm, especially if the right lawyers get involved.