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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California

     Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California
    Monday is opening day, of sorts, in the 2014 election season. In the races for governor and seven other statewide offices, for Congress and the Legislature, and for four key Los Angeles County offices, everything up until now has been a kind of...
  • Hiding behind their lawyers

    Hiding behind their lawyers
    Gloria Molina is right, at least in part. She and her colleagues on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors need to know what county employees are up to, because when those workers make serious mistakes, it's the board that has to pay for them —...
  • Shriver decision lifts spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race

    Shriver decision lifts spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race
    Los Angeles supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has rejected voluntary campaign spending limits and said he will at least partially self-fund his campaign to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky in the June 3 primary. In a declaration filed...
  • Shriver rejects spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race

    Shriver rejects spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has rejected voluntary campaign spending limits and indicated he'll use at least $300,000 of his own money to seek the seat being vacated by board member Zev Yaroslavsky. Shriver, a businessman...
  • O.C. Undersheriff John Scott to be Baca's interim replacement

    O.C. Undersheriff John Scott to be Baca's interim replacement
    The newly named interim sheriff of Los Angeles County, current Orange County Undersheriff John L. Scott, said Tuesday that he would continue the momentum of reform in the beleaguered department. Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott...
  • New L.A. County interim sheriff vows to continue department reforms

    The newly named interim sheriff of Los Angeles County, current Orange County Undersheriff John L. Scott, said Tuesday that he would continue the momentum of reform in the department.  Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott said, "I can...
  • Sheriff Lee Baca was consumed by crises

    Sheriff Lee Baca was consumed by crises
    For Sheriff Lee Baca, it was a legacy moment. He was on Capitol Hill, testifying before a congressional hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims. Conservative lawmakers were grilling him, pressing him to acknowledge that the Muslim groups he...
  • More than a fourth of Orange Line passengers ride for free, study finds

    More than a fourth of Orange Line passengers ride for free, study finds
    More than one-quarter of passengers on the Metro Orange Line may be riding for free, according to the most extensive study to date of fare evasion along the San Fernando Valley bus line. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority...
  • Steve Lopez: Who wants to replace Waxman? Key seat up for grabs

    Steve Lopez: Who wants to replace Waxman? Key seat up for grabs
    So now that U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman has announced his retirement, who will replace the longtime D.C. insider and Westside liberal, an influential player on healthcare, environment, tobacco and other big issues in Congress for four decades? Too soon to...
  • Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded

    Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded
    Rep. Henry Waxman's sudden announcement Thursday that he would retire after 20 terms set off wild guesswork among political power brokers in California about who would run to replace him. “Waxmania!” declared Democratic consultant Sean...
  • Kuehl takes aim at opponent Shriver's council attendance record

     Kuehl takes aim at opponent Shriver's council attendance record
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Sheila Kuehl is taking aim at rival Bobby Shriver's absences on the Santa Monica City Council, saying the former local elected official should have made it to more meetings instead of "spending so much time in...