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Richard Riordan

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  • Riordan campaigns for James at Farmers Market

     
    L.A. mayoral candidate Kevin James got a last-minute boost from Richard Riordan Monday when the former mayor joined him at the Original Farmer's Market on Fairfax to talk to news cameras and shake hands with the lunchtime crowd....
  • L.A. mayor's race comes down to the wire

     
    Voters continued to trickle to the polls across Los Angeles on Tuesday evening to select a new mayor and other officials. The city's financial crisis has been a central issue in the various campaigns, including Proposition A, a proposed tax......
  • L.A. Votes: Election Day! Candidates barnstorm, new controversies emerge

     
    Tuesday is election day in Los Angeles, and voters will weigh in on who should be the city’s next mayor and decide on a measure that would boost the city’s sales tax. Also on the ballot are contests for city......
  • Election day: Short lines, empty voter booths are the norm so far

     
    Although Tuesday’s election will result in one of Los Angeles’ most extensive leadership changes -- with residents selecting a mayor, city attorney, city controller, and eight City Council members -- attendance at polling places appeared...
  • Garcetti picks up supporters in key demographics

     
    Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti picked up support from a prominent Republican leader and an influential African American Democratic club on Wednesday. The endorsements from Playa Vista developer Steve Soboroff and the New Frontier Democratic...
  • L.A. Votes: Endorsements flow as Greuel and Garcetti seek edge

     
    A new stream of endorsements emerged in Los Angeles' mayoral race Wednesday as Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti sought an edge in the May 21 runoff. The backing has two overarching goals – blunting criticism the two Democrats are facing......
  • Riordan endorses Greuel, joins campaign as an advisor

     
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan on Wednesday endorsed Wendy Greuel and joined her mayoral campaign as a senior advisor on economic issues. Riordan, a Republican who has called for a major overhaul of the city’s pension system and who......
  • My morning with the mayor

     
    For eight years I have photographed Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, from his days on the campaign trail in 2005 at a Little League game in Sylmar to this week, his last as chief executive of the City of the Angels. We developed a sense of trust — key...
  • Who will be L.A.'s next mayor?

    Who will be L.A.'s next mayor?
    Los Angeles' mayoral election is still nearly two years away, but the field of candidates already is taking shape. And the race is certain to present voters with starkly different choices about who should run Los Angeles next. More contenders...
  • Book smart: Ken Brecher

    Book smart: Ken Brecher
    For Ken Brecher to say that being the president of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles is the best job he's ever had -- well, that speaks volumes. Consider that he's run the Sundance Institute, the Boston Children's Museum and a major Philadelphia...
  • Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission

    Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission
    Alexander Haagen, a major Southern California shopping center developer who, as president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission in the late 1980s, clashed with Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis over proposed stadium seating renovations before...