Carmen Trutanich is well behind Mike Feuer in the early vote results for Los Angeles city attorney, with Feuer getting 41,248 votes or 40.6 percent and Trutanich 34,330 votes or 33.8 percent. Trailing well behind is Noel Weiss at 9,326 votes or 9 percent and Greg Smith at 16,751 or 16.5 percent.
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Mike Feuer appeared to widen his lead 43 percent to 32 percent over Carmen Trutanich for Los Angeles City Attorney, and the two now look good to face one another in the May 21 runoff. Wealthy litigator Greg Smith was far behind them with 16 percent. Environmental attorney Noel Weiss was in fourth pl ... More >>
Mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel unveiled a $417 million plan this morning to hire 2,000 new police officers and 1,000 new firefighters by 2020.Greuel said she would pay for the additional hires by setting aside a quarter of the projected revenue increases over the next several years. However, the pla ... More >>
Earlier this week, former controller Laura Chick went after City Attorney Carmen Trutanich for being "a liar and a demagogue." Today, it's Bob Hertzberg's turn to take a few swings.In an interview with the Weekly, Hertzberg accused Trutanich of "thuggery" for filing a lawsuit against his former camp ... More >>
Bob Hertzberg wrapped his big arms around Wendy Greuel today, metaphorically, endorsing her campaign to be the next mayor of Los Angeles.Hertzberg, the former Assembly speaker, finished third in the 2005 mayor's race -- and first in the Valley. So it's natural that he'd back a fellow Valley politici ... More >>
A poll says 68 percent of Angelenos have no idea who they want for Los Angeles mayor in 2013. Of those who know, pixie Controller Wendy Greuel is doing better than indecisive, undeclared Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who's doing better than "I'm Latino -- really!" Councilman Eric Garcetti.
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While the U.S mourned 9-11 the California State Legislature went behind closed doors to rig their elections.By Hillel Aron and Jill Stewart
Here's why California citizens today produced new, non-sleazy, non-trickster-y redistricting maps that starkly rejigger how communities are represented ... More >>