Brian Maquena
A news source for Lakewood, California, regarding local politics and public issues.
Created 07 May 2021
  • Cali elites: The end is coming
    15 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Patriots near Carson Street and Lakewood Boulevard, Long Beach, California, on Monday (Sept. 13) protesting “Biden the Clown” and “Newsom the Fascist”. Sometimes you need to call it like it is. Gavin ...
  • Lakewood gives pass to DA Gascon
    12 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Original meme taken from Lakewood residents demanding a no-confidence vote against District Attorney George Gascon will be disappointed yet again at Tuesday’s Council meeting. Gasc...
  • What should we cover next?
    08 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    The goal of the Lakewood Populist is to fight for the rights of local Citizens by exposing government competence and incompetence, and providing political and crime-related information. While I’m a co...
  • WATCH: Lakewood 'burns', Rendon smiles
    08 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Screen shot from a Lakewood Populist video showcasing how Rendon’s promise of millions haven’t alleviated the suffering of the poor area of HIS city. Here is Speaker Rendon’s Facebook page. Speaker An...
  • LB HOMELESS flee to Lakewood
    04 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 0 1
    Visit our interactive homeless tracking map that gets updated somewhat regularly. Note: This is the fourth installment of our 4-part series on homelessness in Lakewood. Please click the following link...
  • WATCH: Rendon's office: No visitors due to Covid
    04 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    LAKEWOOD, CALIF. — The office of State Speaker and Lakewood resident Anthony Rendon refused entrance to the Lakewood Populist, citing “county” Covid-19 restrictions. ”We’re observing social distancing...
  • Lakewood: No more housing mandates, SPEAKER RENDON!
    25 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Proposed 6-plex under SB 9 on a former single-family home site. Provided by City staff. Lakewood City Council asked residents to contact fellow resident and California Speaker Anthony Rendon to demand...
  • Cerritos College: Unreliable Covid tests? Vax mandates?
    23 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    NORWALK, CALIF. — After prodding by the public and two of its members, the Cerritos Community College District Board of Trustees requested staff to clarify the proposed program for Covid-19 mandates. ...
  • Cerritos College: Unlimited FORCED testing of unvaxed?
    18 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    Cerritos College President Jose Fierro Cerritos College Board of Trustees is in the process of giving President Jose Fierro unlimited authority to force unvaccinated employees and students to get test...
  • Larry Elder: work or jail, bums
    31 Jul 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    MALIBU, CALIF. — 2021 Gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder addressed the state's massive homeless crisis that has resulted in many homeless criminals ruling the streets. "You're going to go to work or ...
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