3 days ago | Politics
Gov. Jerry Brown, 76, was asked on “Meet the Press” this weekend about running for president. "If I could go back in a time machine and be 66, I might jump in,” he said. Brown has had a good run since taking office for the second time in 2011. In...
6 days ago | Politics
Fresh from his protracted flirtation with a U.S. Senate race, ex-L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa kicked off a statewide "listening and learning tour" in Fresno today, as he prepares for a presumed run for governor in 2018. Villaraigosa stopped by ...
9 days ago | Drugs
A few years ago, Johnny Yang bumped into an old acquaintance. Yang wasn't working at the time, and as they got to talking the man offered him a job. Yang had worked in restaurants, as a busboy and a dishwasher, since dropping out of Mount San Anto...
18 days ago | City Hall
Mayor Eric Garcetti's top spokesman, Yusef Robb, is leaving City Hall. In a memo to the mayor's staff on Friday, chief of staff Ana Guerrero said that Robb is leaving "to pursue other opportunities." Robb is one of several mayoral staffers whose t...
22 days ago | Politics
Republican Assemblyman Rocky Chavez announced this morning that he will run against Attorney General Kamala Harris in the race for U.S. Senate. Chavez, 63, is a retired Marine Corps colonel and former Oceanside councilman. He has won a reputation ...
22 days ago | Election
Low turnout was the top citywide issue on Tuesday's ballot, so it's fitting that almost nobody showed up. As of this morning, the city clerk had turnout at 8.6 percent, though that number will creep up as more ballots are counted. With any luck, t...