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Paul Krekorian

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  • Longtime members Dave Kemp, Ted Bunch bid school board adieu

    Longtime members Dave Kemp, Ted Bunch bid school board adieu
    The end of an era is about to descend on Burbank, when on April 16, Dave Kemp and Ted Bunch will end their 12-year runs on the school board. In 2003, both men were elected to the school board, choosing to run only after they were asked — Kemp by...
  • L.A. councilman's fundraising may be legal, but is it ethical?

    L.A. councilman's fundraising may be legal, but is it ethical?
    Over the last several years, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian has collected thousands of dollars from lobbyists, who are barred from contributing to city officeholders. He's received tens of thousands more from employee unions and companies with...
  • L.A. agrees to spend $1.3 billion to fix sidewalks in ADA case

    L.A. agrees to spend $1.3 billion to fix sidewalks in ADA case
    Los Angeles is pledging to spend more than $1.3 billion over the next three decades to fix its massive backlog of broken sidewalks and make other improvements to help those with disabilities navigate the city as part of a tentative deal being described as...
  • Should L.A. nonprofits get more time to hike minimum wages?

    Should L.A. nonprofits get more time to hike minimum wages?
    As Los Angeles launches a series of hearings on boosting the minimum wage, several lawmakers are pushing to let some small businesses and nonprofits increase pay more gradually. City leaders are weighing whether to increase the minimum wage to $13.25 by...
  • L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson comes out on top

    L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson comes out on top
    In a Los Angeles election with an assortment of winners, no one at City Hall had a more triumphant Tuesday night than City Council President Herb Wesson. Voters reelected Wesson in a landslide, giving the former state Assembly speaker a third and...
  • L.A. election's biggest winner? City Council President Herb Wesson

    L.A. election's biggest winner? City Council President Herb Wesson
    In a Los Angeles election with an assortment of winners, no one at City Hall had a more triumphant Tuesday night than Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson. Voters reelected Wesson in a landslide, giving the former assembly speaker a third...
  • Tight race for LaBonge City Council seat looks headed for runoff

    Tight race for LaBonge City Council seat looks headed for runoff
    The only mystery remaining late Tuesday in Los Angeles' City Council election was which two of several tightly bunched contenders would land in the May 19 runoff to succeed termed-out Councilman Tom LaBonge. Narrowly leading the 14-candidate field was...
  • 1 City Council race headed to May runoff; charter amendments appear to pass

    1 City Council race headed to May runoff; charter amendments appear to pass
    Just one Los Angeles City Council race was headed to a runoff, with incumbents cruising to easy victories in five other contests around the city. Based on Tuesday’s election results, the May 19 runoff to replace termed-out Councilman Tom LaBonge...
  • In election with a bid to boost turnout, participation may be lacking

    In an election Tuesday where voters will weigh in on an idea to boost L.A.’s low voter turnout, it remains an open question how many people will go to the polls. With a late winter storm predicted for the weekend, candidates and their teams were...
  • The Times' endorsements for Tuesday's election

    The Times' endorsements for Tuesday's election
    Don't sit this election out. It's true that there's no high-profile mayor's race or marijuana ballot measure, but Tuesday's election could lead to one of the most significant changes to local government in years. If Charter Amendments 1 and 2 pass, city...
  • L.A.'s quiet election season needs more candidate debates

    L.A.'s quiet election season needs more candidate debates
    At a breakfast-hour Council District 4 candidate debate last week, I jokingly asked one of the prospective council members whether this was the 26th or 27th forum. This is every morning, the candidate replied, with some exasperation. "Every. Morning."...