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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • 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...
  • Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat

    Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat
    Former Los Angeles city controller and unsuccessful mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel said Thursday that she plans to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. “When I woke up this morning, I had no idea that someone...
  • Candidates for L.A. County offices begin filing campaign reports

    Los Angeles County election officials began receiving campaign finance reports Friday for candidates seeking two open county supervisors' seats and the county assessor and sheriff posts. Candidates were supposed to file contribution and spending reports...
  • Solis, Kuehl have fundraising lead in L.A. County supervisors' race

    Solis, Kuehl have fundraising lead in L.A. County supervisors' race
    Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl have a considerable fundraising jump over their rivals for two open seats on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, new campaign reports show. Solis raised $518,000...
  • Supervisors move forward on recommendations for child protection

    Supervisors move forward on recommendations for child protection
    Los Angeles County supervisors agreed Tuesday to study the financial feasibility of recommendations made by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection reform. Their decision will allow staffers to determine the cost of the commission's interim...
  • L.A. County faces suit over adding religious cross to seal

    A group of religious leaders filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Los Angeles County over a Board of Supervisors' decision to place a cross on the county's seal. Supervisors voted 3 to 2 last month to add the cross to the top of the San Gabriel...
  • Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat

    Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said Friday he will not be a candidate to replace retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). "I said in 2012 that four decades in elected office was long enough, and I meant it," Yaroslavsky said in...
  • Critic's notebook: Nearly 10 years old, Disney Hall needs upgrades

    Critic's notebook: Nearly 10 years old, Disney Hall needs upgrades
    This post has been corrected. See note below. Already a Los Angeles landmark, Walt Disney Concert Hall turns 10 this fall. Celebrations on Grand Avenue will be populist and bold, including a Los Angeles Philharmonic gala on Sept. 30 with video...