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Sheila Kuehl

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  • 5 Things Hollywood Will Be Watching For in the Midterms

    How are Hollywood Democrats feeling about Tuesday's elections? In one word: dread. With signs over the weekend that some key Senate races were moving toward Republicans, hopes were on chances that the polling is wrong, that Democrats will come through in...
  • Democrats sign up thousands of new voters, but will they cast ballots?

    Democrats sign up thousands of new voters, but will they cast ballots?
    Democrats in California have signed up tens of thousands of new voters in recent months, but a big question in Tuesday's election is whether enough of them will cast ballots to stave off erosion of the party's dominance in the state. The new voters,...
  • Sheila Kuehl takes slim lead over Bobby Shriver in supervisor race

    Sheila Kuehl takes slim lead over Bobby Shriver in supervisor race
    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl, whose election drive was buoyed by significant backing from public employee unions, took a slim lead Tuesday over former Santa Monica City Council member Bobby Shriver in a pivotal race for an open seat on the Los...
  • Bobby Shriver Concedes As Sheila Kuehl Wins L.A. Supervisor Seat

    Sheila Kuehl, a former California state senator and assemblywoman who was a teen actress on TV's "Dobie Gillis," defeated former Santa Monica mayor Bobby Shriver in a hotly contested race for Los Angeles County Supervisor. Shriver, brother of Maria...
  • 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...
  • Senior go-getters get out the vote at Reseda housing complex

    Senior go-getters get out the vote at Reseda housing complex
    Lee Weinstein, who is 87, says he's never missed a chance to vote. It riles the former aerospace engineer when others don't bother and then have the nerve to whine. Harry Shragg, 90, who was a surgeon and ran a medical center, wonders if providing...
  • Late infusion of union cash helped pro-Kuehl campaign

    Late infusion of union cash helped pro-Kuehl campaign
    A Times analysis of fundraising in the hard-fought battle to replace longtime Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky shows how the money chase seesawed before a late infusion of union cash helped backers of Sheila Kuehl close the gap with...
  • PopPolitics: Aaron Sorkin on 'The Newsroom,' CNN and the Boston Bombings (Listen)

    "The Newsroom" returns to HBO for its third and final season on Sunday, and creator Aaron Sorkin is once again deploying plot twists using events of the recent past, this time the Boston Marathon bombings. But in an interview with Variety's "PopPolitics,...
  • Biking and walking likely to be major issues in spring city elections

    Biking and walking likely to be major issues in spring city elections
    On a quiet Sunday morning in East L.A. a few weeks back, the campaign between Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and County Supervisor Gloria Molina provided its first truly awkward moment. Huizar, who is seeking a third term in the March 3 council...
  • Supervisors should wait for Kuehl and Solis on key appointments

    Supervisors should wait for Kuehl and Solis on key appointments
    On Tuesday, when government offices around the nation were closed in honor of Veterans Day, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors met in closed session to consider candidates for two key executive positions: director of public health and executive...
  • L.A. County supervisors name acting chief executive

    L.A. County supervisors name acting chief executive
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint an acting replacement for Chief Executive William T Fujioka, who retires at the end of the month. Brence Culp, Fujioka's chief deputy, will take the top role while the board continues the search...