The Los Angeles Times ran a piece about West Hollywood terms limits today. It's filled with the usual, and very simplified, arguments by City Council members John Heilman and Jeff Prang about why terms limits are bad.
"The people in West Hollywood are smart enough to know that if there's a council ... More >>
Candidates for the office of Los Angeles mayor are getting nearly half of their money (42 percent) from out of town and nearly one-fifth of it (18 percent) from ritzy Westside neighborhoods, according to a California Common Cause report released today.
If you think that special interests control na ... More >>
Ah, but how quickly Los Angeles city officials forget the pact they made with the fed-up peoples of Occupy L.A.!
At a City Ethics Commission meeting today, a proposal to more than double the campaign-contribution limits for City Councilmembers and other elected officials was almost passed by the fo ... More >>
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 >>
Ted SoquiWest Hollywood City Councilman John HeilmanWest Hollywood City Council members John Heilman, Abbe Land, Lindsey Horvath, and Jeff Prang star in a "Yes on Prop. 27" TV ad, begging voters to maintain the supremely shady practice called "gerrymandering."
Few, if any, major politicians ... More >>
NBCRobo Phone habla Espanol?We hope nobody fell for it, but Kathay Feng of California Common Cause reports that some Spanish speakers in the L.A. area received "robo calls" informing them that the election was Wednesday.
An effort to dilute the Democratic vote or simply a dumb prank?
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San Diego's White Apple TreeCan L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar rock a dancefloor? Will he take home a free set of headphones? Will anybody be able tell Proposition 15 from Questions 67 & 68 (sorry, bad classic rock reference) after DJ Jeremy Dawson's set tonight? Answers to these questi ... More >>
Serving on two powerful air-quality boards., L.A. Marathon founder William Burke sets a fast pace. But it just might be when he crosses the finish line, the public — and clean air — are the big losers.