| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:38 AM
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....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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,...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many aspects of the Nov. 4 election have an old and familiar ring for the generation of Californians who went to the polls 40 years ago. Jerry Brown first ran for governor in 1974 and is running again, this time for a fourth term. Henry Waxman first ran...
| Oct 31, 2014
Mina, 10 months, sits on lap of her father, Los Angeles City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky, during long meeting at City Hall....
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Los Angeles County is shortly to begin a new era, and not just because two new members of the Board of Supervisors will take their seats in December, along with a new sheriff and county assessor. There will be a consent decree that will likely impose...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Along with casting their votes for a new supervisor, sheriff and assessor Nov. 4, Los Angeles County voters will decide whether to tax themselves to pay for park and conservation projects across the region.
The proposal, Proposition P, would levy a $23-...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The final weeks of elected officials' terms are typically spent packing up boxes, exchanging goodbyes, and handing out proclamations to constituents and loyal staff members.
But facing a historic changing of the guard, the Los Angeles County Board of...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:45 PM
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.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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-...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:05 PM
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.
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:56 PM
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....