Eric Garcetti was elected mayor of Los Angeles on Tuesday, reassembling the coalition of Westsiders and Latinos that carried Antonio Villaraigosa into office eight years ago.But as this L.A. Times map shows, Garcetti also carried the northwest San Fernando Valley, a largely Republican area that Vill ... More >>
Who did your neighbor vote for in the last four L.A. mayoral elections? Would you love a crystal ball to tell you if Wendy Greuel or Eric Garcetti becomes L.A. mayor on May 21, 2013? Now you can figure it out -- well, almost. Ben Welsh and Thomas Lauder of the Los Angeles Times Data Desk created ... More >>
James K. Hahn City Hall East?â€‹Tom Bradley has the international terminal at LAX. Richard Riordan has the Central Library. What does Jim Hahn have? Nothing.That's about to change, as the L.A. City Council is considering whether to slap his name on City Hall East.Can't place it? It's that bland, fun ... More >>
His executive directive No. 1 in 2005 vowed to halt even the appearance of sleaze and conflicts
Janice Hahn, a product of the L.A. City Council, hopes to be a heartbeat away from governor of California
Judge Jimmy's 'rehabilitation' is now complete
Thinking they’d won, Westsiders eyeball an even more intrusive runway plan
If New York can slash homicide by 76 percent, can Los Angeles contemplate a vanishing point?
The 911 call said he went in for a card reading. But the death of the labor leader prompted a prostitution raid. What really went down at the botanica?
Deputy Mayor Troy Edwards became Leland Wong’s go-to boy
Is Mayor V betraying his old-time union allies? Or rescuing L.A.’s troubled public school system? Whatever the answer, he faces the biggest risks of his political career.
A short history of animal control in L.A.
Antonio’s heroics have suddenly inspired the citizens of Metropolis, but will he be brought down by his own brand of Kryptonite?
The battles ahead for the City Council
Jim and Antonio seek high ground
Wanted: A city planner who can organize communities
And the L.A. 5 can’t be humiliated
Richard Alarcón tries to jolt the mayor with a campaign about saving the middle class, Latinos and the Valley
Jimmy doesn’t like to be called dull. In fact, he defends his style with, uh, passion
A humane view of L.A.’s mayoral race
Why it really matters who the mayor of L.A. is
The ins and outs of IZ
Missing motives in L.A.’s pay-to-play scandal
Inside the messy democracy of a neighborhood meeting
After pledging to stay in council, Villaraigosa says duty made him do it
The ceremony of another L.A. police beating
The reincarnation of Bernard Parks
L.A. reforms could cost commissioners their clout
Political reasons for the sluggish MTA contract talks
Egos overcome reason in debate over more cops
Espionage suspect Katrina Leung and L.A. city politicians
Antonio "The Heartthrob" Villaraigosa vs. Nick "The Choirboy" Pacheco for the welterweight championship of the city
The secretive and expensive road to L.A. football
Verdict in on Parks, but the jury's out on police reform
The sense and nonsense of a short workweek
Waiting for the new status quo at City Hall
Jim Hahn sets a city against itself, and comes out on top
A week in the mayor’s race, with just two more to go
The debate that matters on gang injunctions
Two candidates in search of their voices
Hahn spent his career making the city safe for cops
The insiders’ race for city attorney
The new-model unions pick a new-model candidate
The whistle blew on this case five years ago
City attorney seeks to pre-empt mayoral field
Can the city attorney's injunction stop Pico-Union's 18th Street Gang?