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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • 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 Cañada 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...
  • L.A. County supervisors vote to extend ICE deal in jails

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend a controversial partnership with federal immigration authorities designed to target potentially deportable immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes. The board voted 3-0 to...
  • 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...
  • After 405 Freeway project, a feeling-unblocked party in Bel-Air

    After 405 Freeway project, a feeling-unblocked party in Bel-Air
    Carmaggedon. Jamzilla. Those were just the headlines. The southwestern corner of Bel-Air had it bad for four and a half years. As a more than $1-billion 405 Freeway improvement project moved through the Sepulveda Pass, the streets up against the...
  • Yaroslavsky asks Shriver campaign to stop using ad

    Yaroslavsky asks Shriver campaign to stop using ad
    Retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky asked Bobby Shriver to stop using an ad that he says creates the false impression that he has endorsed Shriver over rival Sheila Kuehl in the hotly contested Westside race to fill his seat....
  • Sheila Kuehl backers launch TV ad criticizing rival Bobby Shriver

    Sheila Kuehl backers launch TV ad criticizing rival Bobby Shriver
    After weeks of upbeat advertising, backers of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl have taken a confrontational turn, with a new TV ad criticizing her rival, former Santa Monica council member Bobby Shriver, for missing meetings and votes. The 30-second...
  • Mark Ridley-Thomas pushes planned $8-million Culver City arts center

    Mark Ridley-Thomas pushes planned $8-million Culver City arts center
    With Gloria Molina and Zev Yaroslavsky, the members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors who’ve been most active in pushing for government funding for cultural venues, about to step down due to term limits, board holdover Mark Ridley-...
  • Former NYC mayor Bloomberg, unions give more to Shriver, Kuehl efforts

    Former NYC mayor Bloomberg, unions give more to Shriver, Kuehl efforts
    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has given $100,000 to a group supporting Bobby Shriver's bid to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the latest in a flurry of late contributions. Coupled...