Duffy the union slayerNot one, but two United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) union endorsed candidates for the upcoming March 8 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board elections have had that endorsement snatched away after background checks.
Hey, A.J. Duffy, you're the president of U ... More >>
A.J. Duffy's tiny pocket is fullParanoid leaders at United Teachers Los Angeles seek anti-reform teachers to run for Los Angeles Unified School Board. That's right. They grimly resist after losing public confidence following the brilliant L.A. Times test score expose of 6,000 teachers. The Ti ... More >>
While Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa won, as expected, his poor showing, and the humiliating possible defeat of solar Measure B, was a repudiation by Los Angeles voters and indicates tough sailing if he decides to run for governor. While surprisingly biased cheerleading for the mayor continued today fro ... More >>
L.A. is a city of steamroller politics and barely aware voters. It is exceedingly difficult for everyday citizens to beat an incumbent running for Los Angeles City Council or Los Angeles Unified School Board. It is almost as difficult to win an empty seat on either body unless you are the one being ... More >>
Nobody is ever sure how closely absentee voters match the views of the voters who actually trek into the polls, but here is the first wave of election returns released by the City of Los Angeles elections division about 45 minutes after the polls closed tonight.In the four hottest races, top percent ... More >>