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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell enters sheriff's race

     Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell enters sheriff's race
    Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell entered the race to become Los Angeles County sheriff on Monday, boasting a number of heavyweight endorsements, including the county's current and former district attorneys. McDonnell, who served as second in...
  • Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race

    Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver is officially running for Los Angeles County supervisor, emailing supporters Monday that he plans to announce his bid imminently. “In a few days, I will formally announce that I am running for Los Angeles...
  • L.A. probes garage conversion at Supervisor Ridley-Thomas' home

    Los Angeles city building inspectors launched an investigation Thursday into whether county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has an illegally converted garage at his Leimert Park home, where government employees recently performed thousands of dollars...
  • Political leaders urge more preparation for the next big earthquake

    California political leaders marked the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake Friday by calling for more aggressive preparations for the bigger one that seismologists say is inevitable. Pete Wilson, who was governor when the 1994 quake knocked...
  • Bobby Shriver wants to shake things up on Board of Supervisors

    Bobby Shriver on Tuesday will formally jump into the race for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, injecting the Kennedy-family mystique — and possibly some of his own wealth — into the contest to replace termed-out...
  • Bobby Shriver, touting Kennedy lineage, joins supervisor's race

    Bobby Shriver, touting Kennedy lineage, joins supervisor's race
    Bobby Shriver invoked his Kennedy family heritage Tuesday as he launched his campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor, using his place in the political dynasty to try to gain an edge even while casting himself as an "outsider." The former mayor of...
  • Lee Baca's pick for interim sheriff lacks required credentials

    The law enforcement leader many expected would replace Sheriff Lee Baca when he steps down next week does not have the required credentials, complicating the job of Los Angeles County supervisors who must pick an interim sheriff. When Baca...
  • Supervisorial candidates debate environmental issues

    Supervisorial candidates debate environmental issues
    Candidates seeking to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky offered competing views on how to cut carbon emissions, clean storm water, replenish local water sources and lure more Angelenos out of their cars during a wide-ranging debate...
  • Third district candidates put the spotlight on arts, culture funding

    Third district candidates put the spotlight on arts, culture funding
    The push to succeed the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ most arts-friendly member brought six candidates in the third district race to LACMA on Wednesday for a “Culture and Creativity” forum. Organized by Arts for LA, a...
  • Group supporting Bobby Shriver for county supervisor gets $100,000

    Group supporting Bobby Shriver for county supervisor gets $100,000
    A group supporting Bobby Shriver's bid to fill the office being vacated by Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has received $100,000 from a national carpenters union. The United Brotherhood of Carpenters gave the contribution to the Citizens...
  • Carpenters union donates $100,000 to group supporting Bobby Shriver

    Carpenters union donates $100,000 to group supporting Bobby Shriver
    A group supporting Bobby Shriver's bid to fill the office being vacated by Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has received $100,000 from a national trade union. The United Brotherhood of Carpenters gave the contribution to the Citizens...