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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • L.A. County supervisor wants to look at options on immigration, jails

    L.A. County supervisor wants to look at options on immigration, jails
    Immigrant rights advocates urged Los Angeles County officials Tuesday to further limit their relationship with immigration authorities in light of Monday's announcement by the city of Los Angeles that police will no longer heed federal requests to...
  • John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

    John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
    West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and...
  • Interim sheriff, L.A. County officials spar over watchdog's access

    Interim sheriff, L.A. County officials spar over watchdog's access
    Los Angeles County officials are at odds over how much access and under what conditions the Sheriff's Department's newly appointed watchdog will have to confidential information on deputy-involved shootings and other department issues. The county's...
  • Supervisor Molina starts new foundation to oversee Grand Park

     Supervisor Molina starts new foundation to oversee Grand Park
    Buried inside the $86.7-million arts and culture budget the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved this week for the coming 2014-15 fiscal year is a $1-million start-up fund that could have a far-reaching effect on the future of the county's...
  • Los Angeles County top executive William Fujioka announces retirement

    Los Angeles County top executive William Fujioka announces retirement
    Los Angeles County’s top manager, William T Fujioka, announced plans to retire Thursday, signaling another wave in the sea change in county leadership. Fujioka, 61, said in a letter to his staff that he would step down in November to "provide...
  • William T Fujioka to step down after 7 years as L.A. County manager

     William T Fujioka to step down after 7 years as L.A. County manager
    Los Angeles County's top manager announced plans to retire Thursday, signaling another wave in the sea change of leadership atop the nation's largest county government. William T Fujioka, 61, will step down in November as two new supervisors take...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year

    Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year
    Mayor Eric Garcetti's appearance last fall at an auditorium across the street from Los Angeles City Hall drew scant attention. It was a gathering of watershed protection specialists, and he'd come with an ardent appeal: Join him the following week at a...
  • Supervisors boost county's share of arts official's salary

     Supervisors boost county's share of arts official's salary
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed to increase taxpayer outlays for a top local art official's compensation package, despite criticism that the move was "pension spiking." In a 3-2 vote, board members Tuesday increased the county's...
  • John Duran is courted by former rivals Bobby Shriver, Sheila Kuehl

    John Duran is courted by former rivals Bobby Shriver, Sheila Kuehl
    A day after L.A. County Board of Supervisors candidate John Duran finished third in the June 3 primary, first-place finisher Sheila Kuehl sent him a dozen white roses. A few days later, Bobby Shriver, who finished second, took him out for drinks. As...
  • Tuesday's primary will be a test of California's 'top-two' system

     Tuesday's primary will be a test of California's 'top-two' system
    Millions of Californians will cast ballots in races for governor and hundreds of other public offices Tuesday in the first full-scale test of a new primary system aimed at curbing entrenched partisanship in state politics. In contests for statewide...
  • In L.A. County, early voter turnout is little more than a trickle

    In L.A. County, early voter turnout is little more than a trickle
    Voters appeared to be meeting expectations of low turnout Tuesday morning, even at a historically busy polling station in West Hollywood, where it was so quiet that when one man started to approach, a poll worker joked: “We’ve got a live one!&...