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  • 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...
  • Gavin Newsom is the first to enter 2018 race for governor

    In an unusually early announcement of political intentions, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom launched a fundraising committee Wednesday to run for governor in 2018. The move, for a race that is well over three years away, will allow Newsom to raise as much as $56,...
  • Harris endorsements help fortify her against possible Villaraigosa run

    Harris endorsements help fortify her against possible Villaraigosa run
    In any other campaign, a labor union backing a Democrat for U.S. Senate would be routine. But the first to line up publicly behind state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris turned out to be the Los Angeles Police Protective League. The announcement Wednesday...
  • Harris has been laying the tracks for a Senate race for a long time

    Harris has been laying the tracks for a Senate race for a long time
    In the real world, Kamala Harris' campaign for the U.S. Senate began just two weeks ago, days after Barbara Boxer's Jan. 8 announcement that she would retire in 2016. In the political world, her preparations for the race have been apparent for a long...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Antonio Villaraigosa in Washington, mum on possible Senate run

    Antonio Villaraigosa in Washington, mum on possible Senate run
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is in the nation's capital -- for the second time in less than a month -- glad-handing admirers and talking up education policy. But don't expect him to reveal whether he plans to run for U.S. Senate to...
  • Newsom says launch to raise money, form plan to restore state's greatness

    Newsom says launch to raise money, form plan to restore state's greatness
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that he is launching his 2018 gubernatorial campaign not only to get a head start on raising money, but also to craft a substantive plan to restore California to greatness. “I have zero interest in becoming the...
  • Police support for Harris: A warning sign to Villaraigosa

    Police support for Harris: A warning sign to Villaraigosa
    In any other campaign, a labor union backing a Democrat for U.S. Senate would be routine. But the first to line up publicly behind state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris turns out to be the Los Angeles Police Protective League. Her announcement Wednesday...
  • A 20-year NFL-to-L.A. timeline

    A 20-year NFL-to-L.A. timeline
    St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is involved in plans to build an 80,000-seat NFL stadium as part of a massive development in Inglewood. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Stadium renderings: In the Jan. 5 Sports section, credits on artist renderings for...