L.A. City Council race is about preserving lifer politicians
Cesar SebastianRavers at the L.A. Sports Arena.L.A. city Councilman Bernard Parks has been an ardent supporter of the four-times-a-year raves that were fixtures at the publicly owned L.A. Coliseum and Sports Arena since 1998. Parks, a former LAPD police chief, is a law-and-order guy through- ... More >>
Charles Calderon lets special interest groups ghostwrite his laws
Get ready for the brawl of cutting Southern California in pieces, on paper
Can five intriguing gay men upset the City Council's 26-year dynasty?
Under Prop. 20, 14 citizens chosen this month will remake state political map
Mayor mirrors Detroit's disastrous choice
The people yell over the smell in the hell that is Bell
L.A. City Hall: beacon of unanimityâ€‹A rather startling stat from the Center for Governmental Studies report on money and politics in L.A.:In the first seven months of 2009, the council voted unanimously 99.993% of the time. Even considering that most votes are on uncontroversial matters, that's pr ... More >>
Fox 11 NewsMayor Villaraigosa and KTLA reporter Lu Parker.In a follow up on its report about how Mayor Antonio Villaragosa has been scoring some seriously valuable Lakers playoff tickets without disclosing the source of the gifts, Fox 11 News reported that the giver is indeed Anschutz Enterta ... More >>
Assemblyman John Perez wants to make Phil Anschutz richer with a favor to Nokia Live
Six candidates vow to bring back "slow growth"
Was the museum promoting access to art, or speculating on land?
Small donors aside, he's awash in cash from big labor and business. Can he say no?
Stubborn black leaders stage a replay of '92, as the black community fades
Voters are clueless that one-third of California's termed-out legislators could stay on
Once a rising star, the city attorney muffs it with endless screwups
Doling out dough to current and ex-girlfriends, Alarcón spent a small fortune to win a post he no longer wants
A fight over a Home Depot exposes the true intent of Proposition R
Will Gil Garcetti usher in a new era of campaign lenience?
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.
Campaign-finance reform no sure thing