RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Antonio Villaraigosa

A collection of news and information related to Antonio Villaraigosa published by this site and its partners.

Top Antonio Villaraigosa Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • L.A. wants to run the Greek Theatre? First take care of the parks

    L.A. wants to run the Greek Theatre? First take care of the parks
    The Los Angeles parks department may be getting into the concert business. The Board of Recreation and Parks Commissioners voted Wednesday to toss out two multimillion-dollar proposals by major entertainment companies to run the city-owned Greek Theatre...
  • Former L.A. mayor can survey city from new perch

     Former L.A. mayor can survey city from new perch
    Antonio Villaraigosa, who served eight years as L.A.'s 41st mayor, has bought a contemporary house in Hollywood Hills for $2.5 million. The 1970s home takes in views of such landmarks as the Hollywood sign and the Griffith Observatory as well as...
  • Republican Rocky Chavez enters U.S. Senate race in California

    Republican Rocky Chavez enters U.S. Senate race in California
    Rocky Chávez, an assemblyman from Oceanside, announced his campaign for U.S. Senate on Thursday, becoming the first major Republican to enter the race to succeed Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer. Chávez, a former U.S. Marine colonel and onetime member...
  • Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use

    Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use
    Facing few serious challenges for statewide posts in last year's election, many California politicians were free to make financial decisions with an eye toward the future, final campaign reports show. John Chiang had token opposition in his race for...
  • Gavin Newsom banks more than $700,000 for 2018 gubernatorial bid

    Gavin Newsom banks more than $700,000 for 2018 gubernatorial bid
    In the two weeks since he launched his 2018 gubernatorial bid, Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has raised nearly $727,000 for the contest, according to a financial disclosure statement filed with the California secretary of state’s office....
  • Fresno Mayor Swearengin passes on race for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat

    Fresno Mayor Swearengin passes on race for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat
    Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, who received the most support among potential Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in a new poll, has decided not to run in the 2016 contest, said advisor Tim Clark. “She’s going to sit this out,” Clark...
  • Kamala Harris' head start in Senate race may deter potential rivals

    Kamala Harris' head start in Senate race may deter potential rivals
    While former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other potential candidates decide whether to enter the U.S. Senate contest, state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris has been using her head start in the race in ways that could deter others from competing....
  • Exec overseeing LAX's big modernization is retiring

    Exec overseeing LAX's  big modernization is retiring
    Los Angeles airport Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsey, who has overseen the ongoing modernization of LAX for almost eight years, announced Tuesday that she will retire effective this spring. "This is an appropriate time for a transition," said...
  • You won't have Villaraigosa to kick around anymore

    You won't have Villaraigosa to kick around anymore
    Before Antonio Villaraigosa announced this week that he would not run for California's open U.S. Senate seat in 2016, some were framing a contest between the ex-Los Angeles mayor and state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris, previously San Francisco's district...
  • Eric Garcetti's Mayor's Fund lets companies give big

    Eric Garcetti's Mayor's Fund lets companies give big
    When Eric Garcetti won the 2013 mayoral election, he did so without the financial backing of Psomas, a Los Angeles-based engineering firm with offices throughout the Southwest. As a company that held contracts worth more than $100,000 with the city,...
  • 10 years later, L.A.'s skid row remains an urban dystopia

    10 years later, L.A.'s skid row remains an urban dystopia
    On a cool, drizzly day 10 years ago, I met a lonely, afflicted soul in downtown Los Angeles who would eventually take me to places I'd never visited. Disney Hall, for instance, and the White House. And to the depths of skid row. Nathaniel Ayers survived...