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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • L.A. County supervisors vote to hire 'child protection czar'

    L.A. County supervisors vote to hire 'child protection czar'
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a sweeping reform of the county's troubled child protection operation, creating an independent office charged with improving how the region's abused and neglected children are treated....
  • In a welcome move, the supervisors create an Office of Child Protection

    In a welcome move, the supervisors create an Office of Child Protection
    Call it the art of letting go. In agreeing Tuesday to create a new Los Angeles County Office of Child Protection, the Board of Supervisors in effect acknowledged that its five members can't meet their responsibility to protect children at risk of abuse or...
  • Candidates agree online donor reporting should be L.A. County mandate

    Candidates agree online donor reporting should be L.A. County mandate
    More than six weeks after Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver reported raising $848,000 and took the lead among seven candidates seeking to replace Zev Yaroslavsky, the public still was unable to go on the county's website and see who...
  • Yaroslavsky proposes reforms in county campaign finance system

    Yaroslavsky proposes reforms in county campaign finance system
    Following a report in The Times about long delays in posting campaign finance information online in the county’s system, Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky moved Tuesday to require all candidates to file their reports electronically....
  • Candidates seeking to replace Yaroslavsky criticize jail plan

    Candidates seeking to replace Yaroslavsky criticize jail plan
    Four major candidates seeking to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday criticized a recently approved $2-billion plan to rebuild the aging Men's Central Jail, saying the project should be changed. Former Santa...
  • Yaroslavsky proposes electronic filing of political donations

    Yaroslavsky proposes electronic filing of political donations
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky on Tuesday proposed new campaign-reporting regulations that would require donor reports to be filed electronically, a move that would make it quicker and easier for the public to see who is financially backing...
  • John Duran for the 3rd Supervisorial District

     John Duran for the 3rd Supervisorial District
    Of the eight candidates to succeed Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky in the 3rd District, two stand out. John Duran, a criminal defense lawyer and a member of the West Hollywood City Council, offers nuts-and-bolts know-how and a firm grasp...
  • Get ready for the changing of the Board of Supervisors

    Get ready for the changing of the Board of Supervisors
    For more than two decades, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has been dominated by members who spent their formative political years with the board's crazy fraternal twin, the L.A. City Council. They brought to county government a set of...
  • Los Angeles County polls are now closed on this primary election day

    Los Angeles County polls are now closed on this primary election day
    The polls have now closed in Los Angeles County, where voters cast ballots to fill dozens of local, state and national offices -- from governor to Congress to county supervisor -- in mostly primary elections that will set the stage for runoffs in...
  • Sheila Kuehl says she prefers a different subway route in Beverly Hills

    Sheila Kuehl says she prefers a different subway route in Beverly Hills
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Sheila Kuehl said Friday that she would support altering the route of the proposed Westside subway if a consensus can be reached to avoid tunneling under buildings on the Beverly Hills High School campus. Kuehl...
  • New Sylmar community garden targets families with young children

    New Sylmar community garden targets families with young children
    The first community garden serving families with young children in Sylmar opened Saturday as part of an effort to bring healthy eating habits to the northeast San Fernando Valley. The garden, in El Cariso Community Regional Park, features 39 raised...