When L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa accepted chair duties at the Democratic National Convention, he probably didn't realize it would turn into an actual hot seat.
A few gavels here, a nice speech there and -- boom -- you have a new job in the Obama White House.
Not so fast:
Marcy Winograd‚ÄčMarcy Winograd will kick off her congressional campaign today, billing herself as the "true progressive" in a race that also includes liberal L.A. Councilwoman Janice Hahn and liberal Secretary of State Debra Bowen.Winograd's entry into the race is bad news for Bowen, as she could s ... More >>
Today at 4 o'clock Marcy Winograd will announce her second Democratic primary run against Congresswoman Jane Harman. Winograd's event takes place at the entrance to the Venice Pier, which is located near the northern edge of the 36th District. In 2006 Winograd, an English teacher at Crenshaw High Sc ... More >>
Zero for Conduct L.A. Unified School District officials are calling for legislation to make it easier to fire incompetent, tenured teachers. State Senator Gloria Romero, formerly opposed to the idea, now seems to be on board somewhat. L.A. TimesNo Cash Flow The Palmdale Water District's cash reserve ... More >>