8 who left Mayor James K. Hahn in 2003
1 Deputy Mayor Matt Middlebrook to become public-affairs chief of the San Francisco office of Fleishman Hillard, a public-relations firm that has raised thousands in political donations for Hahn and holds several lucrative city contracts.
2 Deputy Mayor Felipe Fuentes to become chief of staff for council President Alex Padilla, in the wake of Hahns budget battle with the council.
3 Deputy Mayor Jonathan Kevles to head harbor-area project development for the Community Redevelopment Agency.
4 Los Angeles World Airports Executive Director Lydia Kennard to pursue opportunities in the private sector.
5 Los Angeles Convention Center CommissionER Peter Zen under pressure after it was revealed that he filed a legal brief opposing a city subsidy for a convention-center hotel that would compete with the Bonaventure, where he was chief operating officer.
6 Housing Authority Commission Chair Ozie Gonzaque after allegations that commission employees and leaders of tenant groups embezzled $281,000 in government funds (Gonzaque was not implicated).
7 Communications director Hilda Delgado to handle media and other projects at the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor.
8 MRS. HAHN doh!
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