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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • 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...
  • John Duran is courted by former rivals Bobby Shriver, Sheila Kuehl

    John Duran is courted by former rivals Bobby Shriver, Sheila Kuehl
    A day after L.A. County Board of Supervisors candidate John Duran finished third in the June 3 primary, first-place finisher Sheila Kuehl sent him a dozen white roses. A few days later, Bobby Shriver, who finished second, took him out for drinks. As...
  • Supervisors boost county's share of arts official's salary

     Supervisors boost county's share of arts official's salary
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed to increase taxpayer outlays for a top local art official's compensation package, despite criticism that the move was "pension spiking." In a 3-2 vote, board members Tuesday increased the county's...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year

    Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year
    Mayor Eric Garcetti's appearance last fall at an auditorium across the street from Los Angeles City Hall drew scant attention. It was a gathering of watershed protection specialists, and he'd come with an ardent appeal: Join him the following week at a...
  • 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...
  • LACMA redesign avoids tar pits, creates challenges

    Architect Peter Zumthor has dramatically revised his design for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, creating a new bridge-like section of the building that would span Wilshire Boulevard. The new design is meant to address concerns that the...
  • Bobby Shriver widens fundraising lead in supervisors' race

    Bobby Shriver widens fundraising lead in supervisors' race
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has widened his fundraising lead over his two chief rivals to replace Zev Yaroslavsky, adding an additional $700,000 in personal funds to his campaign account and raising $332,500 more from a wide...
  • L.A. County supervisorial candidates lay out visions for healthcare

     L.A. County supervisorial candidates lay out visions for healthcare
    The most prominent candidates to fill seats this fall on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have very personal reasons to be interested in healthcare. One is an HIV-positive West Hollywood city councilman. Another left the Obama...