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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. County requires electronic filings of campaign finance reports

    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to require candidates to file their campaign finance reports electronically, allowing the public to see them quicker. The supervisors voted 4 to 0 with Gloria Molina absent to adopt the rule, which county...
  • Candidates in L.A. supervisors' 3rd District race issue arts support

     Candidates in L.A. supervisors' 3rd District race issue arts support
    The Los Angeles arts scene is about to lose its best friend among elected officials, as Zev Yaroslavsky steps down from the county Board of Supervisors after 20 years, having run up against term limits. It's not certain whether his successor will...
  • Mayor Garcetti endorses John Duran for L.A. County supervisor

    Mayor Garcetti endorses John Duran for L.A. County supervisor
    Joining a small but influential list of backers, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti endorsed John Duran on Wednesday to replace the retiring Zev Yaroslavsky on the Board of Supervisors. Garcetti is the highest-profile elected official to back Duran's come-...
  • Supervisor Gloria Molina endorses John Duran for Yaroslavsky's seat

    Supervisor Gloria Molina endorses John Duran for Yaroslavsky's seat
    Candidate John Duran added another high-profile endorsement to his run for Zev Yaroslavsky's open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, winning praise from Supervisor Gloria Molina as a local Latino politician "who represents a younger...