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  • A seismic shift on the L.A. Unified school board

    A seismic shift on the L.A. Unified school board
    The L.A. Unified school board is different only by one member now than it was a few months ago, but oh, what a difference a switch from Nury Martinez to Monica Ratliff makes. It’s not that Ratliff, who so far appears to be the same independent...
  • Two boys, one man injured by gunfire at South L.A. park

    Two boys, one man injured by gunfire at South L.A. park
    Los Angeles police searched Friday for a shooting suspect who injured three people during at a South Los Angeles park. Shots were fired around 7 p.m. Thursday near 51st and San Pedro streets at South Park. A 12-year-old boy was struck in the hip by...
  • Start the Presses: To the Bay Area and back

    Start the Presses: To the Bay Area and back
    At just after 10 Monday morning, I hiked up the steep steps of a Megabus coach outside the downtown Burbank Metrolink station. The company, which has most of its routes on the East Coast, recently opened up service between Burbank and the Bay Area....
  • Mayor won't rehire L.A. cultural affairs head Olga Garay-English

    Mayor won't rehire L.A. cultural affairs head Olga Garay-English
    Olga Garay-English will step down Jan. 4 after 6 1/2 years as head of Los Angeles’ Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday. Since taking office in July, Garcetti has had department heads reapply for their jobs. His...
  • Gang injunction debated as L.A. police commissioners are confirmed

    The Los Angeles City Council on Friday signed off on Mayor Eric Garcetti's nominees to the Board of Police Commissioners, including one who questioned the fairness of a gang injunction proposed for neighborhoods northwest of downtown. Council members...
  • Two candidates looking to replace L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge

    Two candidates looking to replace L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge
    Two longtime political aides took the first step Tuesday toward running in the March 2015 election for the seat being vacated by Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge. Teddy Davis, who spent more than a year as a spokesman for former Mayor Antonio...
  • Top aide to L.A. Councilman Paul Koretz seeking Tom LaBonge's seat

    Top aide to L.A. Councilman Paul Koretz seeking Tom LaBonge's seat
    The top aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz said Wednesday that she would run for the Silver Lake-to-Sherman Oaks seat being vacated by Councilman Tom LaBonge, bringing the total number of contenders to four. Joan Pelico, Koretz's chief of...
  • Your turn: Pick a more controversial new employer for Villaraigosa

    Your turn: Pick a more controversial new employer for Villaraigosa
    Lose cred now. Ask him how. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is going to work for Herbalife, the much-maligned company that pitches dietary supplements to people eager to be as trim as, well, the former mayor. It also happens to be fighting...
  • Letters: Villaraigosa's Herbalife blunder

    Re "Villaraigosa takes job with controversial Herbalife firm," Sept. 6 I worked phone banks for Antonio Villaraigosa. I walked precincts for him to be elected mayor of Los Angeles. I voted for Villaraigosa. Villaraigosa is now working for Herbalife. I...
  • Election night lessons: Three truths amid the clamor

    Election night lessons: Three truths amid the clamor
    Politics addicts across the nation will engage today in the post-election tradition of gleaning great, defining truths from smallish, specific races. Much of the time, singular election results are just that, a reminder that all politics is local. But a...
  • Deputy Supt. Aquino departs L.A. Unified with warning

    Deputy Supt. Aquino departs L.A. Unified with warning
    Calling the Los Angeles Board of Education dysfunctional and warning that academic progress is at stake, a senior school district administrator confirmed Friday that he is resigning. Deputy Supt. Jaime Aquino said he would remain with the nation's...