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Paul Krekorian

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  • Crowd protests killer's release

    Crowd protests killer's release
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax. The murder of Gurgen Markarian occurred in...
  • Krekorian: In Azerbaijan, murder of Armenians is 'encouraged, celebrated and rewarded'

    Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian – a former state assemblyman for the 43rd District – issued a letter Thursday expressing his “shock and anger” over Azerbaijan’s recent pardon of one of its own military officers,...
  • Restore Fire Department funding, L.A. councilman urges

    Restore Fire Department funding, L.A. councilman urges
    In reaction to ongoing controversy over emergency response times, a Los Angeles city councilman on Friday called for full funding to be restored to the Fire Department, whose budget has been slashed by more than 15% over the last three years. The...
  • Redistricting map shakes up L.A. political landscape

     
    Los Angeles' Redistricting Commission released its proposed boundary lines for 15 City Council seats, pushing one district deeper into the San Fernando Valley, pulling another completely out of it and employing what Councilman Bill Rosendahl called an...
  • Some L.A. residents pledge to fight new council district plan

     
    Los Angeles City Council redistricting: As the public takes its first look at draft maps showing new boundary lines for 15 City Council seats, some residents are taking shots at the proposed changes....
  • Diane Watson backs at least two candidates for same Assembly seat

     
    Former Rep. Diane Watson is backing at least two rivals for the same Assembly seat next year. Candidates in other Assembly races announce endorsements....
  • Council District 15: The Capitol contingent

     
    If Warren Furutani is elected to the City Council on Jan. 17, he would bring to six the number of former members of the state Legislature who took the demotion to serve in City Hall....
  • L.A. City Council: Wesson strips Parks, Perry of key chairmanships [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson engineered another shake-up at City Hall on Friday, removing Councilman Bernard C. Parks from his post as chairman of the powerful Budget and Finance Committee, which serves as the clearinghouse for budgets...
  • Mayor reverses stance on LAPD shooting settlement

     
    A day after saying the city should pay $4.5 million in taxpayer money to settle a lawsuit with a convicted felon shot by police, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa reversed himself Wednesday, saying the payout should not be made. The......
  • Assembly candidate's campaign firm criticized

     
    Some San Fernando Valley activists are criticizing Assembly candidate Brian C. Johnson's choice of campaign firm. Some of the critics are backing Johnson rival Adrin Nazarian....
  • Obama event at George Clooney's home expected to snarl traffic

     
    President Obama's visit to the San Fernando Valley on Thursday for a fundraiser at George Clooney's home will probably snarl rush-hour traffic on streets in the Studio City area. Obama will be attending a dinner fundraiser at Clooney's Studio City......