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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Outside group raises $310,000 from business interests backing Shriver

    Outside group raises $310,000 from business interests backing Shriver
    As they did in the primary, business interests have banded together to support candidate Bobby Shriver's bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, new records show. The Committee to Elect Bobby Shriver Supervisor...
  • Gouging L.A. County inmates with high phone fees

    Gouging L.A. County inmates with high phone fees
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department isn't breaking any laws with its lousy jail pay phone system. But it isn't doing people any favors either. It's not news that some of the country's highest pay phone rates can be found behind bars. Earlier...
  • Labor looks for realignment of power that could strengthen its hand

    As the final push begins to fill a key seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, union leaders, elected officials and political analysts are anticipating a realignment of power that could strengthen the hand of organized labor in decisions...
  • Santa Monica Mountains land use plan OKd over vineyard objections

    Los Angeles County supervisors approved a far-reaching land use plan for the Santa Monica Mountains Tuesday, over the objections of a group of vineyard owners but with support from a broad coalition of environmentalists, equestrians and homeowners....
  • Santa Monica Mountains land use plan OKd with ban on new vineyards

    Los Angeles County supervisors approved a far-reaching land use plan for the Santa Monica Mountains on Tuesday over the objections of a group of vineyard owners but with support from a broad coalition of environmentalists, equestrians and homeowners....
  • Malibu wine growers feel squeeze of coastal protection plan

    Malibu wine growers feel squeeze of coastal protection plan
    The red-lava rock hills over Malibu are no stranger to squabbles. This time, the fight is over grapes. To explain the opposing sides, Dan Fredman — a vintner and public relations consultant — points to a slope off Mulholland Highway that has...
  • Supervisors, approve Santa Monica Mountains plan

    Los Angeles County Supervisors have an opportunity to make history next week. Before them will be a motion to grant final approval to the Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Program, a painstakingly negotiated and carefully balanced plan that would...
  • Former Congressman Howard Berman backs Bobby Shriver for supervisor

    Former Congressman Howard Berman backs Bobby Shriver for supervisor
    Former U.S. Rep. Howard Berman on Tuesday endorsed Bobby Shriver in the runoff election to fill Zev Yaroslavsky's seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Berman praised Shriver for being "focused, bipartisan and committed" in his campaign...
  • Some L.A. County officials frustrated by delays in child welfare czar search

    Some L.A. County officials frustrated by delays in child welfare czar search
    Some Los Angeles County officials voiced frustration Tuesday at what they considered to be delays in the search for a new child welfare czar. The Board of Supervisors agreed in June to create an Office of Child Protection to coordinate efforts by the...
  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • Round-Up: Gaza video game, Ferguson's architecture, L.A. art hotbed

    Round-Up: Gaza video game, Ferguson's architecture, L.A. art hotbed
    Ancient cave murals in India getting some needed cleanings, the architecture of America in a time of strife, a video game inspired by Gaza, dating advice from Ovid and L.A., L.A., L.A. — it seems everyone wants a piece of us. This, along with a...