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Jan Perry

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  • Newton: Courting the Valley

    Newton: Courting the Valley
    It was just over a decade ago that the San Fernando Valley tried to break away from Los Angeles and become its own city, one roughly the size of Philadelphia. The effort was a fairly resounding flop. The city as a whole rejected secession by a two-...
  • Kevin James vows to keep mayor's home from being a "party house"

     
    Candidate vows to keep mayor's residence from being a "party house"...
  • L.A. mayor candidate Perry treats Villaraigosa as friend, then foe

     
    Rainey logo Does L.A. mayoral candidate Jan Perry think outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is a really good guy to have in her corner? Or maybe she thinks hizzoner’s support marks the recipient as another hapless representative of the status quo at...
  • Newton: Endorsement games

    Newton: Endorsement games
    Over the past few weeks, the race for mayor of Los Angeles has been less a contest of ideas and leadership than it's been an endorsement roulette, with Controller Wendy Greuel and Councilman Eric Garcetti trotting out their latest pledges of support as...
  • Newton: Off and running in the L.A. mayor's race

     Newton: Off and running in the L.A. mayor's race
    A new poll on the Los Angeles mayor's race confirms the conventional wisdom: Most voters have yet to make up their minds, but among those who have decided, City Councilman Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel remain locked in a close match with a...
  • Newton: Jan Perry's path to power

    Newton: Jan Perry's path to power
    An essential element of a successful political campaign, whether for U.S. president or mayor of Los Angeles, is that it identifies a path to victory. Candidates have to differentiate themselves from competitors and appeal to constituencies sympathetic...
  • Newton: Which mayoral team will it be?

    Newton: Which mayoral team will it be?
    The job of mayor requires a governing philosophy in order to guide the city and its policies. But it also requires administrative competence, the ability to manage effectively. It is the mayor's job to smartly choose the managers and commissioners who run...
  • Newton: The city that could be

    Newton: The city that could be
    Over the last couple of weeks, I've spent considerable time with the leading candidates for mayor, asking them about their approach to governance, watching them campaign and trying to get a feel for what distinguishes each from the others. Specifically,...
  • Greuel says mayor’s race opponents are lying about her record

     
    The L.A. mayor's race took a sharply negative turn as City Controller Wendy Greuel accused rivals Eric Garcetti and Jan Perry of lying about her record to distract from their own spending of taxpayer money on wasteful travel and perks....
  • L.A. Votes: Greuel fights back; reformer tries to tilt school races

     
    With the clock ticking down to election day, the Los Angeles mayor’s race is getting testy. Controller Wendy Greuel, who for weeks has been the target of her rivals' slings and arrows, hit back at City Council members Eric Garcetti......
  • L.A. mayoral candidate Garcetti releases Spanish-language TV ad

     
    Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti released a Spanish-language advertisement and is sending out brochures highlighting his Latino heritage and Southern California upbringing as he seeks the Latino vote in the upcoming mayoral election....