Here is key coverage so far by the L.A. Weekly staff regarding the Los Angeles March 5, 2013 primary:
--Proposition A: Sales Tax or Scam? By Hillel Aron
--and Prop. A Sales Tax Goliath Fought by "David" Jack Humphreville, By Patrick Range McDonald
--Wendy Greuel Dined with IBEW Boss During Critici ... More >>
With just under 24,000 absentee ballots counted by the city clerk, incumbent Steve Zimmer has a significant 16-point lead over challenger Kate Anderson.
Zimmer has tried as best he can to hold the middle ground between the teachers union and the reformers. But middle grounds are hard to come by in ... More >>
Update, 11:39 PM: The race is tightening up a bit, with Zimmer's lead down to 10 percent.
Incumbent Steve Zimmer has a significant lead over challenger Kate Anderson, with absentee ballots and a small number at-poll ballots being counted.
This race was expected to go down to the wire. But Zimmer ... More >>
Eric Smidt must be L.A.'s least-written-about, super-rich, self-made guy pouring money into Democratic races in the U.S., and now he's given $50,000 to the Coalition for School Reform to elect Kate Anderson and Antonio Sanchez to the powerful LAUSD Board of Education, and to re-elect incumbent Monic ... More >>
See also, "LAUSD's Dance of the Lemons," and "Can Kate Anderson, Mom of Twins, Fix LAUSD?"Los Angeles Unified School District, whose teachers union UTLA has squelched attempts to raise student learning by making ineffective certified teachers relearn subject matter and skills, just attracted $1 mill ... More >>
The heat is on. Kate Anderson, an activist mom and successful attorney with political chops -- she worked for Congress members Henry Waxman and Jane Harman -- will try to oust Steve Zimmer, the Westside's man on Los Angeles Unified School Board, in March 2013.
Zimmer has emerged as a fierce oppone ... More >>