1 hour ago | Election
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has declined to take a position on Charter Amendments 1 and 2, the measures on Tuesday's ballot that would move city and school board elections to even years. Garcetti has said that he can see both sides of the issue. But ...
4 days ago | Election
It's been a rough week for Citizens for Increased Voter Participation, the committee behind Charter Amendments 1 and 2. First, the committee had to retract a claim that Mayor Eric Garcetti supports the measures, which are intended to boo...
5 days ago | Election
The campaign to pass two charter amendments on the March 3 ballot has agreed to withdraw a claim that Mayor Eric Garcetti supports the measures. In a 16-second promotional video, campaign co-chair Kathay Feng claimed that Garcetti has endorsed mov...
6 days ago | Politics
After more than six weeks of "serious consideration," former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that he will not be running for Senate. His exit from the race removes another obstacle for Attorney General Kamala Harris, who remains th...
7 days ago | Neighborhoods
At a City Council debate in Boyle Heights a couple weeks ago, Gloria Molina took dead aim at gentrification. She noted that politicians have talked about bringing a Starbucks to Boyle Heights. "We don't need a Starbucks," she declared, to cheers f...
7 days ago | Election
Want to meet people with whom you'd enjoy playing trivia games, or somebody who'd actually lend you their ladder? Try heading to your voting precinct on March 3, 2015 to rub elbows with the rarest of rare — municipal election voters (also known as...