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  • Ron Galperin, L.A.'s new city controller, wants to be right on the money

    Ron Galperin, L.A.'s new city controller, wants to be right on the money
    Two opposing forces squared off last week in the latest round of a long-running battle over a $40-million mystery. In one corner was one of the most powerful heavyweights in the history of local politics: Brian D'Arcy of the International Brotherhood of...
  • L.A. and N.Y.: Two new mayors but two different agendas

    L.A. and N.Y.: Two new mayors but two different agendas
    New York and Los Angeles have a lot in common. Each city suffers from income polarization, a shrinking middle class and a vast low-wage service sector. Each is heavily Democratic and is home to an effective labor-liberal political alliance. Each elected a...
  • Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions

    Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions
    The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...
  • Affirmative action controversy costs Sen. Ted Lieu six endorsements

    Affirmative action controversy costs Sen. Ted Lieu six endorsements
    The controversy over a stalled effort to overturn a state ban on affirmative action spilled into a hot race for Congress this week when six Democratic state legislators rescinded their endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance). In a March 25...
  • Steve Lopez: DWP union boss' $40-million excuse doesn't add up

    Steve Lopez: DWP union boss' $40-million excuse doesn't add up
    From the beginning, the five-month standoff between city officials and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s largest public employees union has been all about politics. And the op-ed in today’s Times, by IBEW Local 18 boss Brian D&...
  • San Fernando Valley will be key in race to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky

    San Fernando Valley will be key in race to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky
    Kim Gutierrez needs help keeping a growing population of homeless men from chasing down customers at her Studio City doughnut shop. A few miles north, Alma Dellafuente is frustrated having to wait weeks — sometimes months — for specialized...
  • Shriver decision lifts spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race

    Shriver decision lifts spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race
    Los Angeles supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has rejected voluntary campaign spending limits and said he will at least partially self-fund his campaign to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky in the June 3 primary. In a declaration filed...
  • Shriver rejects spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race

    Shriver rejects spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has rejected voluntary campaign spending limits and indicated he'll use at least $300,000 of his own money to seek the seat being vacated by board member Zev Yaroslavsky. Shriver, a businessman...
  • 21 file to seek Rep. Henry Waxman's congressional seat

    21 file to seek Rep. Henry Waxman's congressional seat
    As political frays go, the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman is going to be a crowded, eclectic doozy. No fewer than 21 people — most of them lacking any public profile — have applied to appear on the June 3 primary ballot in that...
  • Republican ex-L.A. Mayor Riordan endorses Democrat Lieu in House race

    Republican ex-L.A. Mayor Riordan endorses Democrat Lieu in House race
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, a Republican, has thrown his support behind state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) in the crowded race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). Riordan, a moderateĀ and pragmatist who has sometimes...
  • L.A. expected to soon debate raising minimum wage for hotel workers

    L.A. expected to soon debate raising minimum wage for hotel workers
    Los Angeles could soon take the national lead in dramatically raising the minimum wage — with members of the City Council expected to propose that large hotels be required to pay roughly $15 an hour to their workers. That rate would more than...
  • Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race

    Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver is officially running for Los Angeles County supervisor, emailing supporters Monday that he plans to announce his bid imminently. “In a few days, I will formally announce that I am running for Los Angeles...