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As it has for the past 42 years, the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) gave more than 800 guests a wild evening they won't soon forget as the organization staged its annual Beastly Ball fundraiser this past Saturday. Guests, dressed in safari...
Eric Garcetti defeated Wendy Greuel in the Los Angeles mayor's race despite Greuel’s overwhelming support in heavily African American neighborhoods. The city controller's strength among black voters in South L.A. was too little to make up for...
Labor gambled and lost. Wendy Greuel drove away much of her own base. And it's done. After two years of campaigning and more than $30 million of spinning, the next mayor of Los Angeles will be Eric Garcetti, who doesn't exactly have what you'd call...
Tags: Local Elections, Politics, Career and Workplace, Unions, Voting
As the campaign for mayor of Los Angeles has played out over the last two years, the complaints I've heard most often are that none of the candidates has reached for big ideas, that the field has lacked big personalities and that the two finalists are...
The two apparent front-runners to replace Los Angeles City Councilman Tony Cardenas are veteran public officials with strong connections to the east San Fernando Valley Democratic machine that has sent candidates to City Hall since the mid-1990s. Both...
More than 2 million people can vote for mayor of Los Angeles. But if history is a reliable guide, as many as 1.6 million of them will skip Tuesday's election. That low turnout could mean that the winner will garner fewer votes than any newly elected...
Clint Eastwood stood behind the podium at Monday’s “Backstage at the Geffen,” getting ready to present an award to his longtime attorney Bruce Ramer, the founding chairman of the playhouse's board. Host Debbie Allen placed an empty...
Los Angeles' two mayoral candidates said Tuesday that they support making teacher evaluations public, going well beyond a level of disclosure that is supported by top school district officials. City Controller Wendy Greuel and City Councilman Eric...
Los Angeles International Airport's neighboring community and labor organizations are hosting a town hall Saturday in response to the L.A. City Council’s approval this week of a $4.76-billion renovation project, which includes a controversial plan...
The ongoing modernization of Los Angeles International Airport gained momentum Tuesday when the City Council approved $4.76 billion in additional improvements, including a controversial plan to move the northernmost runway closer to homes in Westchester...
In 1989, then-Los Angeles Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky unveiled an audacious plan to boost the city police force by more than 25% to 10,000 officers. He couldn't have imagined that city leaders would chase that goal for nearly a quarter of a century...
Former mayoral candidate and radio talk show host Kevin James has endorsed Ron Galperin for Los Angeles city controller in the May 21 runoff. James is the second prominent Republican — former Mayor Richard Riordan was the first — to...
Tags: Dennis P. Zine, Wendy Greuel, Politics, Elections, Racism
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