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Jan Perry

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  • Newton: Council lines spark conflict

    Newton: Council lines spark conflict
    Fresh on the heels of Los Angeles County's contentious, divisive and nakedly political supervisorial redistricting debate, the City Council is embarking on its process. Early signs are that it will be contentious, divisive and nakedly political. The...
  • Candidates leap into race for Janice Hahn's council seat

    Candidates leap into race for Janice Hahn's council seat
    Candidates eager to replace Janice Hahn on the Los Angeles City Council started throwing their hats into the ring even before Hahn declared victory in Tuesday's special election for a South Bay congressional seat. San Pedro firefighter Pat McOsker...
  • Newton: Herb Wesson, City Council's new boss

    Newton: Herb Wesson, City Council's new boss
    The Los Angeles City Council has a new president, Herb Wesson. But does a new president change anything? The council president is just one vote of 15 on that notoriously difficult to manage body. In that sense, he's not much different from his...
  • Parsing the downtown L.A. divide

    Parsing the downtown L.A. divide
    Downtown Los Angeles today is divided between two City Council districts, with Jose Huizar representing one part of the city center and Jan Perry representing the other. Despite maneuverings and tweaks, when a city commission and the council finish...
  • Newton: L.A.'s next mayor

    Newton: L.A.'s next mayor
    Los Angeles will not elect a new mayor for another 17 months — the nation will consider President Obama's future first — but the race for City Hall is already underway. Most of the likely candidates are raising money and building support,...
  • L.A. tax-hike vote patterns tell a tale of two realities

    L.A. tax-hike vote patterns tell a tale of two realities
    Nearly every week, 70-year-old Barb Johnson hears word of a nearby robbery or car break-in in Vermont Knolls, her neighborhood of modest bungalows just west of the Harbor Freeway in South Los Angeles. So it was alarming, she says, to learn this week...
  • Rick Caruso's interests may be hurdles in a run for L.A. mayor

    Rick Caruso's interests may be hurdles in a run for L.A. mayor
    Will the mayor of the Grove run for mayor of Los Angeles? With the deadline for entering next year's contest to replace Antonio Villaraigosa only weeks away, billionaire mall developer Rick Caruso is closing in on a decision. The shopping center mogul...
  • Politics lights a fire under LAFD

    Politics lights a fire under LAFD
    A Los Angeles mayoral candidate took an early campaign swipe at his leading opponents this week and inadvertently exposed the city Fire Department for publishing misleading performance data. Top brass at the Los Angeles Fire Department on Friday admitted...
  • Newton: An all-male City Council?

    Newton: An all-male City Council?
    Imagine if Los Angeles, with a population that is roughly half Latino, had just one or even no Latinos in elected office. There would be protests and political recriminations in every election cycle. There would be lawsuits and threats of lawsuits. The...
  • Newton: The bitter battle for L.A. city attorney

    Newton: The bitter battle for L.A. city attorney
    In this city election cycle, most of the attention so far has been devoted to the big event: the early maneuvering in the mayor's race, as the field takes shape and the leading contenders attempt to define themselves. While that's going on, though, the...
  • L.A. billionaire Rick Caruso says he won't run for mayor

    L.A. billionaire Rick Caruso says he won't run for mayor
    Billionaire shopping mall developer Rick Caruso is staying out of the Los Angeles mayoral race, he said in a statement released Thursday. “As a lifelong Angeleno, I have dedicated my career to supporting Los Angeles through world-class...