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  • Newton: Dennis Zine and the race for city controller

    Newton: Dennis Zine and the race for city controller
    City Councilman Dennis Zine has never struck me as a controller type. He's garrulous, outgoing, street-smart — the remnants of his first career as a Los Angeles police officer and union representative. He was a forceful personality at the Police...
  • Newton: City Hall's embrace of Occupy L.A.

    Newton: City Hall's embrace of Occupy L.A.
    What's a rebel to do? In New York, demonstrators have tussled with police, and in Rome, authorities used tear gas on them. Meanwhile, members of Occupy L.A. pitched their tents, erected their signs and girded for battle with the establishment, only to...
  • At annual roast, Greuel and Garcetti trade barbs for laughs

     
    Once a year, politicians, lobbyists and other City Hall power players get together for a fancy dinner at the Beverly Hilton to make fun of each other for a good cause. The honoree at this year's Los Angeles Political Roast,......
  • Left behind: Occupiers' treasures become the city's trash

    Left behind: Occupiers' treasures become the city's trash
    There were vinyl albums by Etta James and the punk band X. There were cosmetic kits, one with seven kinds of nail polish. There were sleeping bags, luggage, cutlery, a small red guitar with a broken neck and a collection of Ernest Hemingway stories....
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Bieber cited after councilman calls 911, Burbank breaks ground on transit center

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Bieber cited after councilman calls 911, Burbank breaks ground on transit center
    Good morning, readers! Today is Saturday, July 7, 2012. Welcome to the start of the real weekend after the awkward mid-week holiday. L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine must have been feeling nostalgic for his days as a police officer yesterday when he...
  • Newton: Dennis Zine talks back

    Newton: Dennis Zine talks back
    When I wrote a few weeks ago that City Councilman Dennis Zine seemed an odd fit with the office of city controller, I was fairly sure I'd get an earful from him. He is, after all, running for controller. Boy, was I right. Zine and I met recently to talk...
  • Ron Galperin for L.A. controller

    Ron Galperin for L.A. controller
    In the five-man race for Los Angeles controller, the best-known candidate is also the one who's had the best view of city government. That would be Dennis Zine, who is finishing his 12th and final year representing the City Council's 3rd District after...
  • Bob Blumenfield in Council District 3

    Bob Blumenfield in Council District 3
    Los Angeles' 3rd Council District covers much of the southwestern San Fernando Valley, and the race there to succeed termed-out Councilman Dennis Zine parallels election matchups in other districts, featuring as it does a would-be transplant from the...
  • Ron Galperin for city controller

    Ron Galperin for city controller
    The March primary winnowed the race for city controller to a longtime City Hall insider and an outsider with an unusual degree of expertise in city finances. The former is City Councilman Dennis Zine, now in his 12th and final year representing District...
  • L.A. Council approves LAX runway plan as part of modernization

    L.A. Council approves LAX runway plan as part of modernization
    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approvedĀ a $4.7- billion package of improvements for LAX, including a controversial plan to move the northernmost runway closer to neighborhoods in Westchester and Playa del Rey. The vote was a defeat for...
  • L.A. councilmen want city to weigh in on possible Times sale

    Three Los Angeles City Council members -- including a candidate for mayor -- asked their colleagues Tuesday to consider pulling city pension money from the investment firms that own the Los Angeles Times if they sell the publication to buyers who do not...