Rick Caruso, the developer of the Grove, is taking some preliminary, behind-the-scenes steps toward running for mayor of Los Angeles.Media buyers working on Caruso's behalf have called in recent days to check on rates for TV commercial time in November, according to three sources familiar with the m ... More >>
Twenty years ago auteur filmmaker David Lynch elicited delight and (mostly) rancor from fans by making a film based on his critically successful TV series Twin Peaks called Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. Only the staunchest of Twin Peaks fans seemed to appreciate the way the film amplified the TV se ... More >>
A poll says 68 percent of Angelenos have no idea who they want for Los Angeles mayor in 2013. Of those who know, pixie Controller Wendy Greuel is doing better than indecisive, undeclared Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who's doing better than "I'm Latino -- really!" Councilman Eric Garcetti.
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Janice Hahn.Update: See statements from Janice Hahn's council office and campaign at the bottom.
On the eve of her election day bout for a South Bay Congressional seat, L.A. city Councilwoman Janice Hahn has learned that her mother Ramona has died at the age of 86, campaign staffers confirme ... More >>
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 >>
Even as the city ponders as many as 1,700 layoffs this year, staff in the office of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has increased to 206 from 121 when James Hahn was in office, the Daily News reports. It's one of the largest mayoral staffs in the country.
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By Tibby Rothman and Jill Stewart
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Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's attorneys, after promising the public they would divulge his extensive acceptance of free tickets, meals, alcohol, parking and other goodies that he failed to report under anticorruption laws for the past five ... More >>