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  • Kuehl's victory no guarantee of pro-labor bloc on Board of Supervisors

    Kuehl's victory no guarantee of pro-labor bloc on Board of Supervisors
    The election of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday cheered union activists and worried fiscal conservatives. Both sides view her victory as a watershed that could create a pro-labor majority likely...
  • Defeat of the parks tax: The problem with P

    Defeat of the parks tax: The problem with P
    A majority of Los Angeles County voters who weighed in Tuesday on the parcel-tax-for-parks measure known as Proposition P voted for it, but that wasn’t good enough. As a local tax, P needed a two-thirds vote to pass, and with only about 62%, it fell...
  • Kuehl appears to beat Shriver for Board of Supervisors seat

    Kuehl appears to beat Shriver for Board of Supervisors seat
    Propelled by strong backing from labor, former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl appeared Wednesday to have won a pivotal race for an open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, defeating former Santa Monica City Council member Bobby Shriver....
  • Will L.A. County voters tax themselves to pay for parks?

    Will L.A. County voters tax themselves to pay for parks?
    Along with casting their votes for a new supervisor, sheriff and assessor Nov. 4, Los Angeles County voters will decide whether to tax themselves to pay for park and conservation projects across the region. The proposal, Proposition P, would levy a $23-...
  • Changing of guard among L.A. County supervisors not happening quietly

    Changing of guard among L.A. County supervisors not happening quietly
    The final weeks of elected officials' terms are typically spent packing up boxes, exchanging goodbyes, and handing out proclamations to constituents and loyal staff members. But facing a historic changing of the guard, the Los Angeles County Board of...
  • Supervisor Antonovich endorses chief of staff to succeed him in 2016

    Supervisor Antonovich endorses chief of staff to succeed him in 2016
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has tapped his chief of staff, Kathryn Barger-Leibrich, as his preferred successor when he retires from public office in 2016 after 36 years in the job. “She has a long history and knowledge...
  • Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says

    Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says
    A Japanese company's much-celebrated plans to build a light-rail manufacturing plant in Palmdale appear all but dead after months of clashes with local labor unions and community groups. Kinkisharyo International of Osaka said it is now looking at...
  • Business leaders say labor is pushing rail car plant from L.A. County

    Business leaders say labor is pushing rail car plant from L.A. County
    Los Angeles County officials and business leaders rose to the defense of a Japanese company Monday that has all but given up plans to build a $60-million manufacturing facility in the Antelope Valley because of a dispute with local labor leaders. UPDATE:...
  • L.A. County is ready to handle Ebola cases, health official says

     L.A. County is ready to handle Ebola cases, health official says
    As U.S. officials continue to ramp up their response to history's worst outbreak of Ebola, Los Angeles County public health officials said Tuesday they have no doubt that they are ready to handle any potential cases. "I have very high confidence that we...
  • Ebola prevention in L.A. County: Officials will outline what's being done

    As U.S. officials continue to ramp up their response to history's worst outbreak of Ebola, Los Angeles County public health officials today are expected to be asked to explain what local measures are in place to guard against the threat. “It is...
  • Metro shouldn't play the name game

    Metro shouldn't play the name game
    How should Los Angeles say “thanks” to long-serving politicians who have done the people's business through good times and bad? When a fruit basket just isn't enough, the honorarium of choice for L.A. County supervisors and other local elected...