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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Fresh push to have civilian committee oversee L.A. County Sheriff Dept.

    Fresh push to have civilian committee oversee L.A. County Sheriff Dept.
    In the wake of a change in leadership on the Board of Supervisors, two members have revived a proposal to set up a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The previous board defeated a similar proposal,...
  • New L.A. County supervisors poised to back sheriff's oversight panel

    New L.A. County supervisors poised to back sheriff's oversight panel
    In a significant shift in policy, a majority on the newly configured Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors now supports creation of a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Backers have long argued that...
  • County supervisors vote to create sheriff's civilian oversight panel

    County supervisors vote to create sheriff's civilian oversight panel
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to set up a civilian oversight commission to oversee the Sheriff’s Department, marking a major milestone for the troubled law enforcement agency. Advocates of the move have long called for such a...
  • Jeffrey Prang holds slight edge in L.A. County assessor's race

    Jeffrey Prang holds slight edge in L.A. County assessor's race
    Two weeks after the Nov. 4 elections, as victorious candidates in other local races hire staff and plan the layout of their new offices, the contest for Los Angeles County assessor remains undecided. Jeffrey Prang, a West Hollywood councilman and...
  • County board certifies Devil's Gate plan

    County board certifies Devil's Gate plan
    Opponents of a five-year plan to remove debris from the Devil’s Gate Dam say they will maintain vigilance in the coming years, after the project was certified Nov. 12 by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. La Caņada city and school...
  • How Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky changed L.A. County

     How Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky changed L.A. County
    Gloria Molina came to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 1991 after a federal court threw out the previous year's election and ordered a new one for a new district, drawn with boundaries that gave Latinos something closer to a proportionate...
  • Zev Yaroslavsky, victim of term limits, reflects on decades in office

    Zev Yaroslavsky, victim of term limits, reflects on decades in office
    A decade into his long, public career, Zev Yaroslavsky ruminated about his motivation for first seeking elected office. "To save the world," he told an interviewer in 1985. A member of the Los Angeles City Council at the time, he conceded that he...
  • Controversy lingers on Devil's Gate

    Controversy lingers on Devil's Gate
    After a brief informational tour that ended with a meeting last week in La Caņada, an EIR was approved for the Devil's Gate Dam sediment-removal project.  The EIR was approved and certified late Wednesday afternoon in a 4-1 vote, with Supervisor Zev...
  • Producers Say High Fees at L.A. County Parks Are Hurting Location Filming

    Few other places in Downtown Los Angeles have the vantage point of Grand Park: Stretching from the Music Center to the obelisk-capped City Hall, the park is a symbol of what many hope will be the revival of Downtown and, at last, give the region a sense...
  • Shriver-Kuehl supervisorial race takes on a confrontational tone

    Shriver-Kuehl supervisorial race takes on a confrontational tone
    The race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has taken an increasingly confrontational tone in the final weeks as former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver has stepped up TV ads and mailers attacking the record of his...
  • L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business

    L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business
    The pivotal race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has become a money battle between labor unions and business interests, with fundraising approaching $8.4 million. Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver have directly collected a...