| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:43 AM
At a breakfast-hour Council District 4 candidate debate last week, I jokingly asked one of the prospective council members whether this was the 26th or 27th forum. This is every morning, the candidate replied, with some exasperation. "Every. Morning."...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:39 PM
A billboard company challenging Los Angeles' restrictions on digital signs has disclosed plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina announced this week that she has pulled in three big-name endorsements in her race for Los Angeles City Council: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Gil Cedillo....
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:57 PM
Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Thursday she has landed three high-profile endorsements in her race for Los Angeles City Council: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Gil Cedillo.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:00 AM
With no room left on Mt. Rushmore, Gloria Molina has found another way to achieve lasting proximity to some of the Untied States’ greatest politicians: She capped her 23 years on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors by donating her papers...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:32 PM
At their first meeting following a major election turnover, the new Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors removed the county's acting chief executive and appointed a new one.
Two new supervisors, Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl, were sworn in Monday to...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:05 PM
In the wake of a change in leadership on the Board of Supervisors, two members have revived a proposal to set up a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The previous board defeated a similar proposal,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:58 PM
In a significant shift in policy, a majority on the newly configured Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors now supports creation of a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Backers have long argued that...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Last year's race to fill the seat of departing Los Angeles City Councilman Tony Cardenas was a grab-the-popcorn kind of show: two established public officials — and onetime allies — dueling to represent some of the most impoverished parts of...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint an acting replacement for Chief Executive William T Fujioka, who retires at the end of the month.
Brence Culp, Fujioka's chief deputy, will take the top role while the board continues the search...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Gloria Molina came to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 1991 after a federal court threw out the previous year's election and ordered a new one for a new district, drawn with boundaries that gave Latinos something closer to a proportionate...