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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Malibu wine growers feel squeeze of coastal protection plan

    Malibu wine growers feel squeeze of coastal protection plan
    The red-lava rock hills over Malibu are no stranger to squabbles. This time, the fight is over grapes. To explain the opposing sides, Dan Fredman — a vintner and public relations consultant — points to a slope off Mulholland Highway that has...
  • Supervisors OK $23 property tax for November ballot

    Supervisors OK $23 property tax for November ballot
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to place a new annual property tax on the November ballot to fund parks, recreation centers and other county facilities. The tax of $23 per parcel on properties would generate about $54 million a...
  • L.A. County officials reject civilian board for Sheriff's Department

    L.A. County officials reject civilian board for Sheriff's Department
    Los Angeles County supervisors defeated a proposal to create a civilian oversight body for the Sheriff's Department, which has been beset by scandals and federal investigations into the treatment of jail inmates. The action Tuesday, which came nearly...
  • What L.A. County supervisors got wrong on sheriff oversight

    What L.A. County supervisors got wrong on sheriff oversight
    In arguing against a civilian commission to oversee the Sheriff’s Department, Richard Drooyan on Tuesday read the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors a key passage from the report on jail violence he helped write in 2012. Such a commission, he...
  • Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head

    Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head
    Andrea L. Rich, a dynamic, public-spirited leader who rose to the heights of academic administration at UCLA before making a controversial shift to the art world, as head of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has died. She was 71. Rich, who devoted...
  • County wants plan before funding ways to divert mentally ill from jail

    Los Angeles County supervisors postponed a proposal Tuesday to set aside $20 million for programs to divert mentally ill criminal defendants from jails, saying a plan is needed first. The proposal — suggested by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas...
  • Former Congressman Howard Berman backs Bobby Shriver for supervisor

    Former Congressman Howard Berman backs Bobby Shriver for supervisor
    Former U.S. Rep. Howard Berman on Tuesday endorsed Bobby Shriver in the runoff election to fill Zev Yaroslavsky's seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Berman praised Shriver for being "focused, bipartisan and committed" in his campaign...
  • Some L.A. County officials frustrated by delays in child welfare czar search

    Some L.A. County officials frustrated by delays in child welfare czar search
    Some Los Angeles County officials voiced frustration Tuesday at what they considered to be delays in the search for a new child welfare czar. The Board of Supervisors agreed in June to create an Office of Child Protection to coordinate efforts by the...
  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • Round-Up: Gaza video game, Ferguson's architecture, L.A. art hotbed

    Round-Up: Gaza video game, Ferguson's architecture, L.A. art hotbed
    Ancient cave murals in India getting some needed cleanings, the architecture of America in a time of strife, a video game inspired by Gaza, dating advice from Ovid and L.A., L.A., L.A. — it seems everyone wants a piece of us. This, along with a...
  • Supervisors, approve Santa Monica Mountains plan

    Los Angeles County Supervisors have an opportunity to make history next week. Before them will be a motion to grant final approval to the Santa Monica Mountains Local Coastal Program, a painstakingly negotiated and carefully balanced plan that would...