We were pretty skeptical when Fernando Guerra of Loyola Marymount University put out an "exit poll" showing Eric Garcetti with a lead over Wendy Greuel in the race for L.A. mayor. Guerra did not screen out unlikely voters, which made the results -- in our view -- unreliable.But now we have anot ... More >>
Update: Not even Garcetti believes he's winning. More below.What better way to start off the week than with a dubious poll of the L.A. mayor's race?Fernando Guerra, of Loyola Marymount's Center for the Study of Los Angeles, has conducted an "exit poll" which purports to show Councilman Eric Garcetti ... More >>
A few weeks ago, Emanuel Pleitez called up Fernando Guerra -- a veteran political analyst -- and asked whether he should run for mayor. Pleitez is just 29, with a resume that includes Stanford and Goldman Sachs. He has no shortage of ambition, but Guerra told him to hold off."I don't think he stands ... More >>
ioffer.comPardon me, but would you happen to have any ... weed?There were strange bedfellows in California's failed shot at legalizing marijuana in November, and we're not talking about the endorsements of African American cops and the powerful Service Employees International Union.
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S.C. Asher via FlickrOnce again, the Valley feels left outLos Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's downtown-centric frame of vision -- one that certainly sticks to City Hall tradition -- is (once again) pissing off the people.
The mayor currently selects all five members on each of 51 City C ... More >>