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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • County leaders praise Jerry Perenchio for $500-million LACMA gift

    County leaders praise Jerry Perenchio for $500-million LACMA gift
    Bel-Air billionaire Jerry Perenchio made a rare appearance at a news conference Thursday morning, when Los Angeles County Museum of Art leaders and county officials praised the 83-year-old retired entertainment mogul for donating his art collection to the...
  • Will L.A.'s 'subway to the sea' finally get there?

    Will L.A.'s 'subway to the sea' finally get there?
    When then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa promised 10 years ago to build the long-stalled “subway to the sea,” many Angelenos probably rolled their eyes and thought, “Yeah, right. We can't even get a train all the way to the airport.”...
  • Kuehl's victory no guarantee of pro-labor bloc on Board of Supervisors

    Kuehl's victory no guarantee of pro-labor bloc on Board of Supervisors
    The election of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday cheered union activists and worried fiscal conservatives. Both sides view her victory as a watershed that could create a pro-labor majority likely...
  • Kuehl appears to beat Shriver for Board of Supervisors seat

    Kuehl appears to beat Shriver for Board of Supervisors seat
    Propelled by strong backing from labor, former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl appeared Wednesday to have won a pivotal race for an open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, defeating former Santa Monica City Council member Bobby Shriver....
  • Labor group forms to support Sheila Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor

    Labor group forms to support Sheila Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor
    Los Angeles County government's unionized workers jumped into the race to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Board of Supervisors, giving $362,500 to an outside group formed to support Sheila Kuehl. Five different unions gave to a newly formed committee...
  • L.A. County votes to keep ICE presence 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...
  • First returns in L.A. County races show Kuehl, Prang, Prop P leading

    First returns in L.A. County races show Kuehl, Prang, Prop P leading
    Early mail-in ballots have given Sheila Kuehl a slight lead Tuesday evening in her race against Bobby Shriver for the 3rd District seat being vacated by Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The 73-year-old former state...
  • In 1978, Mina Yaroslavsky joined the L.A. City Council

     
    Mina, 10 months, sits on lap of her father, Los Angeles City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky, during long meeting at City Hall....
  • Sheila Kuehl takes slim lead over Bobby Shriver in supervisor race

    Sheila Kuehl takes slim lead over Bobby Shriver in supervisor race
    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl, whose election drive was buoyed by significant backing from public employee unions, took a slim lead Tuesday over former Santa Monica City Council member Bobby Shriver in a pivotal race for an open seat on the Los...
  • Election day: California polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    Election day: California polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Polling stations across California open at 7 a.m. Tuesday for voting in statewide and local races. Voters in Los Angeles County will decide who replaces longtime Westside Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky and determine the next sheriff and assessor. Former...
  • Democrats sign up thousands of new voters, but will they cast ballots?

    Democrats sign up thousands of new voters, but will they cast ballots?
    Democrats in California have signed up tens of thousands of new voters in recent months, but a big question in Tuesday's election is whether enough of them will cast ballots to stave off erosion of the party's dominance in the state. The new voters,...