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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • 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...
  • Changing of guard among L.A. County supervisors not happening quietly

    Changing of guard among L.A. County supervisors not happening quietly
    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...
  • Will L.A. County voters tax themselves to pay for parks?

    Will L.A. County voters tax themselves to pay for parks?
    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-...
  • L.A. County supervisors violated open-meeting law, D.A. finds

    L.A. County supervisors violated open-meeting law, D.A. finds
    Los Angeles County supervisors violated the state’s open-meeting law earlier this year by discussing compensation negotiations behind closed doors without properly informing the public, according to the district attorney’s office. The D.A....
  • The Los Angeles Times' endorsements in the Nov. 4 elections

     The Los Angeles Times' endorsements in the Nov. 4 elections
    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...
  • LACMA redesign avoids tar pits, creates challenges

    Architect Peter Zumthor has dramatically revised his design for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, creating a new bridge-like section of the building that would span Wilshire Boulevard. The new design is meant to address concerns that the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Producers Say High Fees at L.A. County Parks Are Hurting Location Filming

    Few other places in Downtown Los Angeles have the vantage point of Grand Park: Stretching from the Music Center to the obelisk-capped City Hall, the park is a symbol of what many hope will be the revival of Downtown and, at last, give the region a sense...
  • L.A. County supervisors finalize rule to break stalemate on labor commission

    L.A. County supervisors finalize rule to break stalemate on labor commission
    Los Angeles County supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to a proposal that would allow them to break an impasse between management and labor over the makeup of a commission that rules on disputes involving county workers. A three-member commission...