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  • 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: In L.A. politics, money still talks

    Newton: In L.A. politics, money still talks
    Money is a measure of political viability. Those candidates seen as having potential attract it; those seen as long shots struggle to fill their campaign coffers. And with money, once you've raised some, it's a lot easier to raise more. In the money...
  • Newton: Paths to victory -- or defeat -- in the L.A. mayor's race

    Newton: Paths to victory -- or defeat -- in the L.A. mayor's race
    Governing requires vision, competence and administrative know-how. But none of that matters if a candidate never gets the chance to govern. Do the four leading contenders in the race for Los Angeles mayor have plausible strategies for getting themselves...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. mayoral race rival accuses Greuel of campaigning on city time

     
    L.A. mayoral candidate Kevin James accused rival Wendy Greuel of unlawfully using her position as city controller to advance her campaign for mayor....
  • Greuel, Garcetti trade attacks over lease with oil drilling firm

     
    Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel ramped up her attacks on chief rival Eric Garcetti on Thursday, alleging that his family’s financial connection to a controversial oil drilling operation at Beverly Hills High School has endangered children...
  • Is corruption 'a way of life' in L.A., as Kevin James claims?

     
    Los Angeles mayoral hopeful Kevin James has been depicting City Hall as one of America’s great hot houses of corruption. The former radio talk show host memorialized that claim this week with an Internet-only ad that declares: “Corruption is...
  • L.A. Votes: Mayoral rivals talk like supply-siders; spending roars

     
    Wendy Greuel’s and Eric Garcetti’s pushing for the move as a way to kick start economic growth recalls supply-side economic policy and puts them at odds with many Democrats’ beliefs....
  • L.A. Votes: Special interests spend millions, Greuel and James on the attack

     
    Nearly $4 million in independent spending has poured into Los Angeles election campaigns in recent weeks. A Times analysis finds that more than three-quarters is from groups tied to unions, and that, in addition to efforts on behalf of mayoral candidate...