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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • 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...
  • The new Board of Supervisors should make its own rules

    The new Board of Supervisors should make its own rules
    One of the many thorns thrust into the sides of law students is the requirement that they learn the Rule Against Perpetuities, a complicated, ancient but still sensible legal formula that is meant to restrict a person's continuing ability, after death, to...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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....
  • Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor

    Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor
    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl and former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver have raised a combined $3.5 million this year in their high-profile quest to win the Westside and San Fernando Valley seat held by termed-out L.A. County Supervisor...
  • 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...
  • Ben Allen has fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke in Senate contest

    Ben Allen has fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke in Senate contest
    Two Democratic attorneys battling for an open state Senate seat in coastal Los Angeles County have been successful at tapping cash from supporters, they reported Thursday. Ben Allen has a fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke as the two compete in the...