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  • Newton: An opening for the outliers

    Newton: An opening for the outliers
    The most remarkable proposal of the mayor's race to date took most of the field by surprise last week. On Tuesday, Controller Wendy Greuel announced that, if elected, she intends to add 2,000 officers to the ranks of the LAPD and 800 firefighters to the...
  • Eric Garcetti for mayor

    Eric Garcetti for mayor
    Los Angeles is an underachieving city led in recent decades by a succession of underachieving mayors — people who came in with big dreams or big talk but soon got bored with the day-to-day task of steering a municipality. Voters don't get to conduct...
  • Mayoral Election 2013

    Hello. I’m Times Political Writer Seema Mehta and here’s your L.A. City Election update. The nation’s eyes were fixed this weekend on the Oscar race unfolding in Hollywood. But with just days to go before the citywide March 5 election,...
  • David Roberts in Council District 9

    David Roberts in Council District 9
    The 9th Council District in South Los Angeles suffers from a toxic combination of entrenched poverty, blight, high unemployment and lagging job skills. With its current representative, Councilwoman Jan Perry, termed out and running for mayor, it is...
  • Newton: Schools and City Hall

    Newton: Schools and City Hall
    To the cynically tuned ear, two remarks by Los Angeles Councilman Eric Garcetti in recent days seem to suggest the perils of a mayoral candidacy dependent, at least in some measure, on support from United Teachers Los Angeles, the union that represents...
  • Two L.A. mayoral candidates unlikely backers of business tax cut

    Two L.A. mayoral candidates unlikely backers of business tax cut
    In the debate over who should be the next mayor of Los Angeles, who would you suppose argues for elimination of a business tax to kick-start economic growth? Not the one-time investment banker who dropped out of the race early and says killing the...
  • L.A. mayoral candidates back schools chief Deasy

     
    The five leading candidates for mayor said Wednesday that they favored keeping Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy on the job overseeing the nation's second-largest school system. Deasy’s policies — and his job security — have become...
  • Greuel backers launch anti-Perry radio ad in L.A. mayoral race

     
    An independent committee backing Wendy Greuel’s mayoral bid unveiled a radio ad attacking Jan Perry over her past financial problems, a possible signal that the controller's supporters feel they need to shore up her standing as Tuesday’s...
  • Democratic leaders blast Perry mailer implying Greuel is Republican

     
    L.A. mayoral candidate Jan Perry is attacking City Controller Wendy Greuel, a fellow Democrat, as a Republican who is “not on our side!” in a new flyer she is mailing to voters....
  • Campaigns tied to city unions spend $2.2 million on Greuel

     
    Campaigns tied to city unions spend $2.2 million on Greuel...
  • With prospect of all-male L.A. Council, female candidates organize

     
    Tina Hess says she never planned to be an L.A. City Council candidate. But last November she was shocked to see not a single woman running to represent her Westside district. And in eight other council races across the city, only a handful of women were...