By Nanette Gonzalez and Sarah Fenske
In just two short months, Charles and David Koch's dreams of purchasing the L.A. Times have gone from a well-sourced rumor, first reported on this blog, to the catalyst for outraged essays in newspapers across the country to a protest song by none less than Ry C ... More >>
Former Mayor Richard Riordan has had a rough go of it in this year's mayoral campaign. First, he enthusiastically backed Austin Beutner, whose campaign fizzled on the launchpad. Then, he threw his clout behind a former radio talk show host, Kevin James, who lost in the March 5 primary. (In betw ... More >>
So here's the deal... well-known, widely respected Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky is the frontrunner of the 2013 Los Angeles mayoral race. Political pros think he'd win and do a solid job of fixing a broken city; wealthy liberal contributors would love to throw money at him; and nearl ... More >>
ExposayQuick campaign tip: Keep better company.Everyone and their mistress knows Eric Garcetti is running for mayor. Hell, we even drew up an eight-item list on the utter obviousness of it, way back it in January.
But the L.A. City Council president is taking his sweet time to drop an offici ... More >>
PHOTO BY TED SOQUIThe mayor is in Chicago today -- a fitting host for his Chicago politicsUpdated after the jump: Will there be enough council strength to override the mayor's veto next Wednesday? Originally posted on Dec. 8 at 12:30 p.m.
Given the amount of time and talk devoted to the Los ... More >>
Ron Kaye LADWP union head Brian D'Arcy will stop at nothing to keep the public department a royal familyUpdated after the jump with new details on today's debate. Of all the frenzied March ballot decisions going down at City Hall today, before the Wednesday deadline -- outlined in the Weekly's "R ... More >>
Former Hillary Clinton spokesman Jay Carson said this would be his last month as the city's chief deputy mayor, citing a one-year commitment and claiming victory in shaking up the mayor's office.
"The mayor and I had agreed that I would be here for a year and the task he gave me was to effec ... More >>
According to an audit by the Los Angeles City Controller's office, the Department of Water and Power was not in the financial jeopardy top officials had said it was in when claiming the department could not provide a promised $73.5 million transfer to the city's general coffers without hiking ... More >>