If you're not sure whether Dennis Zine or Ron Galperin should get your vote for L.A. city controller, you're not alone: A recent USC/L.A. Times poll found that a whopping 41 percent of voters are still undecided on that very question.
So who should you vote for? The two men who made it out of the ... More >>
Eric Garcetti took to the microphones today to attack Wendy Greuel on her claim to have discovered $160 million in waste, fraud and abuse -- marking the sharpest dispute yet between the two leading candidates."The numbers that are the cornerstone of her campaign don't add up," Garcetti said. "This i ... More >>
Earlier this week, former controller Laura Chick went after City Attorney Carmen Trutanich for being "a liar and a demagogue." Today, it's Bob Hertzberg's turn to take a few swings.In an interview with the Weekly, Hertzberg accused Trutanich of "thuggery" for filing a lawsuit against his former camp ... More >>
HACLA"We're blessed to have a [mayor] that cares about Watts," ousted Housing Authority CEO Rudy Montiel once said of Villaraigosa.KCET should sweep every journalism awards ceremony for 2011, in our opinion. The station's ball-busting coverage of the L.A. Housing Authority has completely unra ... More >>
During a week when former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan co-wrote a bombshell of an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, stating that L.A. would likely face bankruptcy sometime before 2014, current L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa headed out of town for a public relations event in Las Vegas a ... More >>
Presumptive Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck was once accused of attempting to cover up a taxpayer-fueled treasure chest of millions of dollars that was allegedly amassed at the Los Angeles Police Relief Association while he was president of the group.Chief Charlie Beck.
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Is it just me or is it getting hotter in here with the City Attorney's race on fire? Wednesday evening, candidates Jack Weiss and Carmen "Nuch" Trutanich squared off once more in candidate-forum mode, at the Westside Jewish Community Center. According to the L.A. Times, the Earth Day event, sponsore ... More >>
With the March 3, 2009 race for City Controller heating up, and candidates peddling their visions for a more transparent and cost-efficient Los Angeles on their new campaign Web sites, Councilwoman Wendy Greuel promises to "be an independent voice exposing waste, fraud, and abuse in government." She ... More >>