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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • 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...
  • U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman endorses Sheila Kuehl for county supervisor

    U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman endorses Sheila Kuehl for county supervisor
    Retiring Westside Congressman Henry Waxman announced his backing of Sheila Kuehl for Los Angeles County supervisor on Monday, handing the former state senator a key endorsement as she heads into the final weeks of campaigning before the Nov. 4 election....
  • Sheriff's patrol levels in unincorporated areas found lacking

    Sheriff's patrol levels in unincorporated areas found lacking
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina and her staff last year started monitoring the number of sheriff's patrol cars in East Los Angeles and other unincorporated areas in her district. They found that often there were not as many on the streets as...
  • Metro shouldn't play the name game

    Metro shouldn't play the name game
    How should Los Angeles say “thanks” to long-serving politicians who have done the people's business through good times and bad? When a fruit basket just isn't enough, the honorarium of choice for L.A. County supervisors and other local elected...
  • Metro to rename rail stations for Zev Yaroslavsky, Gloria Molina

    Metro to rename rail stations for Zev Yaroslavsky, Gloria Molina
    In a decision at odds with agency policy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials agreed Thursday to rename two rail stations in honor of sitting board members who will be leaving office later this year.  The terminus of the Red Line subway will...
  • Young Iranian American Jews look to make a difference in civic life

     Young Iranian American Jews look to make a difference in civic life
    The wide veranda of the Beverly Hills mansion was packed with more than 300 people, the bar was bustling and the caterers were hustling to keep the young, dressed-up crowd supplied with fresh sushi. But this was not just a party. There were...
  • Late infusion of union cash helped pro-Kuehl campaign

    Late infusion of union cash helped pro-Kuehl campaign
    A Times analysis of fundraising in the hard-fought battle to replace longtime Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky shows how the money chase seesawed before a late infusion of union cash helped backers of Sheila Kuehl close the gap with...
  • Shriver raises $1 million, Kuehl only half that in supervisors race

    Shriver raises $1 million, Kuehl only half that in supervisors race
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver has raised nearly twice as much money, a little more than $1 million, as his rival Sheila Kuehl, a former state lawmaker, in their campaign to succeed retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky in the Nov. 4 election....
  • Biking and walking likely to be major issues in spring city elections

    Biking and walking likely to be major issues in spring city elections
    On a quiet Sunday morning in East L.A. a few weeks back, the campaign between Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and County Supervisor Gloria Molina provided its first truly awkward moment. Huizar, who is seeking a third term in the March 3 council...
  • Sheila Kuehl for the 3rd Supervisorial District

    Sheila Kuehl for the 3rd Supervisorial District
    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...
  • Kuehl and Shriver clash on environmental law at supervisor debate

     Kuehl and Shriver clash on environmental law at supervisor debate
    Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver laid out competing views on the need for changes in state environmental laws during a debate in Studio City, crucial ground in their contest to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. Roughly half of the 2 million...