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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • L.A. County supervisor rivals Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver debate tonight

    L.A. County supervisor rivals Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver debate tonight
    Los Angeles County supervisorial rivals Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver will debate tonight in Pacoima, focusing on healthcare, education and other regional social service issues. OneLA, a coalition of faith, labor and community groups, is hosting the...
  • Lawmakers frustrated by lack of progress on veterans home

    Lawmakers frustrated by lack of progress on veterans home
    When Assembly member Sharon Quirk-Silva read here last Sunday that it could take two more years to build a kitchen in the half-empty West Los Angeles Veterans Home, she called outgoing Assembly Speaker John Pérez at home. "Let's see what we can do to...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Jails aren't for the mentally ill

    To the editor: Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey and other L.A. County officials deserve high marks for adopting the diversion pilot program for mental illness offenders involved in misdemeanor-level crimes. ("Mental illness program...
  • 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...
  • Labor looks for realignment of power that could strengthen its hand

    As the final push begins to fill a key seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, union leaders, elected officials and political analysts are anticipating a realignment of power that could strengthen the hand of organized labor in decisions...
  • Santa Monica Mountains land use plan OKd over vineyard objections

    Los Angeles County supervisors approved a far-reaching land use plan for the Santa Monica Mountains Tuesday, over the objections of a group of vineyard owners but with support from a broad coalition of environmentalists, equestrians and homeowners....