Setting aside promises, how have they behaved?
Making history by incessantly running for office
PHOTO BY TED SOQUIOne small step for McKinleyThe last few months have been a painstaking uphill battle for Parent Revolution, the group of organizers and McKinley Elementary School parents trying to turn one vastly underperforming Compton campus into a charter school. Though the group does ha ... More >>
West Hollywood City Council candidate Mito AvilesTerm limits for West Hollywood City Council members was the hot button issue at a candidates' forum held at the West Hollywood Park Auditorium last night. Nearly all challenging candidates supported term limits while incumbents Abbe Land and ... More >>
Howard Berman camp issues denial; consultant Michael Berman won't talk
Can pissed-off Angelenos cut the nation's richest city council salaries by half?
Bizarre outcomes in California bond measures, social issues, taxes. Mystery voters have their say.
By Daniel Heimpel, Max Taves and Jill Stewart Statewide Measures Proposition 1A $10 billion bond. High Speed Passenger Train Bond Act. Total price tag with interest: About $19 million. Proposition 1 would give the state the right to sell $10 billion in bonds to build an 800-mile high-speed tr ... More >>
*Proposition 6: The Most Implosive By Max Taves October 30, 2008 A tiny, unnoticed clause could allow the use of much looser hearsay in trials. *Questions Still Surround Oliver Stone's W. By Nikki Finke October 30, 2008 Winner or loser? Origina ... More >>
The League of Women Voters, Common Cause and AARP seek change in Sacramento
More drug treatment means fewer criminals, and fewer criminals could mean fewer prisons
Why siding with Arnold on redistricting makes sense, and other ballot notes
Don't expect the new city phone tax to be spent on cops and firefighters
Out of the budget debacle’s ashes, a chance to end gerrymandering
What to do in Los Angeles this week
Making sense of the ballot measures L.A. City Measures:
It’s amazing who’ll climb under the sheets to keep Big Money in politics
The mayor and the council talk up a deal — LAUSD power for term-limit extensions
Make it easier to pass a state budget
After a recount and voter-fraud investigation, Chinatown gets a neighborhood council
Now look what they’re trying to pull
Outtakes from the primaries
Campaign-finance reform no sure thing
Ask, But Don't Tell