| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:56 AM
It's not official but certainly feels true: California will have more elections this year than rainy days. The current downpour lasts from the first week in October, when vote-by-mail ballots for the statewide general election become available, through...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors approved a far-reaching land use plan for the Santa Monica Mountains on Tuesday over the objections of a group of vineyard owners but with support from a broad coalition of environmentalists, equestrians and homeowners....
| Aug 1, 2014
Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl and former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver have raised a combined $3.5 million this year in their high-profile quest to win the Westside and San Fernando Valley seat held by termed-out L.A. County Supervisor...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the region's largest union voice, gave its official "enthusiastic" endorsement of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in her campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor.
Rank-and-file members representing a...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Political interests hoping to gain favor with the two remaining candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are starting to line up their support in a high-stakes contest for the Westside district held by Zev Yaroslavsky.
| May 16, 2014
For more than two decades, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has been dominated by members who spent their formative political years with the board's crazy fraternal twin, the L.A. City Council. They brought to county government a set of...
| May 18, 2014
| 10:37 PM
The most prominent candidates to fill seats this fall on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have very personal reasons to be interested in healthcare.
One is an HIV-positive West Hollywood city councilman. Another left the Obama...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Candidates Bobby Shriver and Sheila Kuehl sparred Sunday over Kuehl's recent disclosure that she opposes tunneling under Beverly Hills High School to extend the Purple Line subway to Westwood and would be willing to talk with Beverly Hills officials about...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Registered voters in L.A. County’s 3rd Supervisorial District may have been confused by two mailers that, at least in my house, arrived on the same day this week. Both reference a May 15 editorial in the Los Angeles Times, in which the editorial...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:44 PM
In the race for a Westside seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl continued to hold an early lead over Santa Monica attorney Bobby Shriver, as election officials counted another round of votes in Tuesday'...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
In race that has drawn heavy interest from the entertainment industry, Republican Elan Carr led a long list of candidates seeking to advance to November's general election and succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles).
The district, which...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Republican Elan Carr and Democratic State Sen. Ted Lieu will face each other in November in the race to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), as they edged out former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Wendy Greuel and author and spiritual teacher...