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Antonio Villaraigosa

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  • 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...
  • Why bother voting in city elections? Here's why

    Why bother voting in city elections? Here's why
    So here's the question of the day: Do people blow off voting because they think nothing will change, or does nothing change because so many people don't bother to vote? California, and Los Angeles in particular, are not alone in recording appalling...
  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Tentative court opinion appears to support Walmart in Burbank; Possible La Cańada senior community

    818 Roundup: Tentative court opinion appears to support Walmart in Burbank; Possible La Cañada senior community
    Good morning, 818! Today is Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 68 degrees and a low of 52 degrees with a 20% chance of showers in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local...
  • Schiff eyes Senate seat following Villaraigosa announcement

    Schiff eyes Senate seat following Villaraigosa announcement
    Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank) said that former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's decision not to run for the U.S. Senate "means that there is a profound opportunity for a strong Southern California candidate" and signaled he is open to being that...
  • Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election

    Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election
    Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections. Both Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa took on the teachers union, leading campaigns to raise money for favored candidates. When those candidates won, the mayors...
  • Villaraigosa bows out of Senate race, leaving others to battle Harris

    Villaraigosa bows out of Senate race, leaving others to battle Harris
    Antonio Villaraigosa's announcement Tuesday that he would skip the contest for Barbara Boxer's seat in the U.S. Senate leaves an opening for an array of less-known Californians to take on state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, the only major candidate so far....
  • Antonio Villaraigosa run for California governor? 'Future is wide open'

    Antonio Villaraigosa run for California governor? 'Future is wide open'
    A day after announcing that he would not run for Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa had this to say Wednesday about a possible run for California governor: "The future is wide open." Villaraigosa was in...
  • 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...
  • 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,...