| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:49 PM
The consultant who oversaw former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel's race for mayor last year has signed on with a competitor to Greuel's campaign for an open congressional seat.
Bestselling author and spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson revealed that L....
| Jan 28, 2014
It's always satisfying to see an elected leader fulfill a campaign pledge, and it's all the better when a promise kept restores a popular and effective program. City Atty. Mike Feuer announced last week that he's begun hiring to double the number of...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's search for a new fire chief has been framed largely by well-publicized problems with the agency's 911 dispatch system and reports of delayed responses to life-and-death emergencies.
But another deep-rooted, if less...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Over the last 20 years, there has been a lot of change in the top two offices of Los Angeles government. Mayors and city attorneys have been Republicans and Democrats. They've been political insiders and outsiders, and they've been ethnically diverse....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Sunday's inaugural festivities at Los Angeles City Hall aren’t just about Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti, the veteran councilman who is replacing termed-out Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
The event marks the most dramatic transformation of the city's...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
A Westside activist who has previously complained to authorities about former lawmaker Mike Feuer and his campaign for Los Angeles city attorney has filed additional documents with state and local government watchdog agencies accusing Feuer of more...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:27 AM
Times reporter Catherine Saillant will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to give the latest on the Los Angeles election results.
Results trickled in as voters decided on a mayor, city controller and city attorney. Seats were also up for grabs on the City...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:01 AM
A proposal to raise the minimum wage for hotel workers to $15 per hour became an issue in the mayoral contest over the weekend, with Wendy Greuel supporting it as labor activists backing her used the proposal to urge voters to support her. Rival Eric...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Former lawmaker Mike Feuer and City Councilman Dennis Zine continue to hold leads in their races for citywide Los Angeles offices, new polling showed Monday.
In polling conducted April 29 through May 7 by the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
In the final days of the contentious contest for Los Angeles city attorney, some of the area’s political leaders, once reticent to make endorsements, are choosing sides.
Former lawmaker Mike Feuer picked up a big endorsement Tuesday from Los...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:19 AM
After months of slashing at each other's integrity and trustworthiness, mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti largely put aside their differences with one week left before the May 21 election as they supported non-controversial education...