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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Would a citizens commission work in overseeing L.A.'s sheriff?

     Would a citizens commission work in overseeing L.A.'s sheriff?
    Momentum is building for the creation of a citizens commission to oversee the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, where scandals led to the criminal convictions of deputies and to Sheriff Lee Baca's resignation this year. Now, Supervisor Mark Ridley-...
  • Can Bobby Shriver reboot his campaign?

    Can Bobby Shriver reboot his campaign?
    In politics, there are few positions that are simultaneously more desirable and more vulnerable than that of the “inevitable” candidate. Candidates seen as near-certain winners have an easier time raising money, because donors want to...
  • L.A. County's homeless population difficult to quantify

    L.A. County's homeless population difficult to quantify
    Local officials announced in 2013 that 54,000 people in Los Angeles city and county were homeless, an increase of 15% from two years earlier. The jump bucked national trends, and suggested the region's campaign against homelessness might be heading in...
  • Sources: John Duran to back Bobby Shriver for supervisor on Tuesday

    Sources: John Duran to back Bobby Shriver for supervisor on Tuesday
    West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran is preparing to endorse Bobby Shriver for supervisor, sources have told The Times. Duran was the third-place finisher in the June primary election, taking 16% of the vote to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los...
  • What do you call 7 lbs. of campaign mail for 3 voters?

    What do you call 7 lbs. of campaign mail for 3 voters?
    We're conscientious voters in my household, never missing a chance to cast a ballot. And that's probably why, in the final weeks before elections, we find our mailbox flooded with a tsunami of political advertisements. In the recent primary, for example,...
  • L.A. County supervisor wants to look at options on immigration, jails

    L.A. County supervisor wants to look at options on immigration, jails
    Immigrant rights advocates urged Los Angeles County officials Tuesday to further limit their relationship with immigration authorities in light of Monday's announcement by the city of Los Angeles that police will no longer heed federal requests to...
  • John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

    John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
    West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and...
  • Interim sheriff, L.A. County officials spar over watchdog's access

    Interim sheriff, L.A. County officials spar over watchdog's access
    Los Angeles County officials are at odds over how much access and under what conditions the Sheriff's Department's newly appointed watchdog will have to confidential information on deputy-involved shootings and other department issues. The county's...
  • Supervisor Molina starts new foundation to oversee Grand Park

     Supervisor Molina starts new foundation to oversee Grand Park
    Buried inside the $86.7-million arts and culture budget the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved this week for the coming 2014-15 fiscal year is a $1-million start-up fund that could have a far-reaching effect on the future of the county's...
  • Los Angeles County top executive William Fujioka announces retirement

    Los Angeles County top executive William Fujioka announces retirement
    Los Angeles County’s top manager, William T Fujioka, announced plans to retire Thursday, signaling another wave in the sea change in county leadership. Fujioka, 61, said in a letter to his staff that he would step down in November to "provide...
  • William T Fujioka to step down after 7 years as L.A. County manager

     William T Fujioka to step down after 7 years as L.A. County manager
    Los Angeles County's top manager announced plans to retire Thursday, signaling another wave in the sea change of leadership atop the nation's largest county government. William T Fujioka, 61, will step down in November as two new supervisors take...