Updated at bottom First posted at 8:54 pm. The early vote-by-mail ballots are in, and Curren Price is leading Ana Cubas by 14 points. As any school child knows, the only jobs that qualify you to sit on the Los Angeles city council are state legislator, city hall staffer or cop. So it's no surpris ... More >>
Everybody panders a bit when they go for a labor endorsement. But at the recent SEIU endorsement meeting, John Choi set the bar for pandering very high.Choi, a candidate to replace L.A. Councilman Eric Garcetti in the 13th council district, promised that if elected, labor would "be on the inside" wh ... More >>
Bakersfield NowOK, ew.The most infuriating part about the California State Senate's reported $120,000 payout on behalf of Senator Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) last year -- just now revealed by the Los Angeles Times -- is that officials are treating it like nothing out of the ordinary. Wrigh ... More >>
Mark Ridley-Thomas wants Crenshaw/LAX elements worth $400 million.Metro has the cash to build two crucial elements of its Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line, even though there's been some foot-dragging about going forward on the MTA board. The cash can be found, according a Metro analysis released ... More >>
A bill by Los Angeles state Sen. Curren Price that was scheduled to go to the assembly's transportation committee next week would authorize the Department of Motor Vehicles to study implementation of customizable, digital license plates, a spokeswoman from his office told the Weekly. Althoug ... More >>
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