Is L.A. City Council District 13 candidate John Choi running from a sordid past? Is rival Mitch O'Farrell trying to hide his own skeletons? In a recent heated exchange, O'Farrell and Choi have thrown off the gloves and are aiming for the jugular. O'Farrell says in a press release that Choi hasn't ... More >>
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On the City Council and as labor czar, Ludlow left a trail of broken hopes
Hotel workers seek to beat poverty
Miguel, Martin and Maria Elena
How SEIU's mobile phone bank and L.A. politicians may have landed on the wrong side of campaign law.
The governor’s mounting losses
Beaten by unions and beset by Angelides, Arnold looks shaky for 2006
Labor’s moment of victory
L.A. Weekly’s recommendations in Tuesday’s election
Sitting this one out could be bad news
Playing field cleared for the former Assembly speaker
How Herb Wesson won an election without a vote of the people
Herb Wesson’s cakewalk turns into a challenge
Antonio and his pursuit of a new L.A.
Aerospace janitors strike
Antonio’s heroics have suddenly inspired the citizens of Metropolis, but will he be brought down by his own brand of Kryptonite?
The odds on the AFL-CIO’s dissolution
Herb Wesson bids to succeed Ludlow, shuffling a familiar deck
Ludlow leaves the council to run L.A. labor
The battles ahead for the City Council
Miguel Contreras, 1952 – 2005
Blame the irrational behavior on planning issues
What keeps L.A.’s politicians from delivering on their progressive dreams
L.A.’s new law to rein in Wal-Mart isn’t sweeping, but it may be smart
And a revolution in South-Central
Was the uprising of ’92 the end of black power?
Exposing the power play that had silenced four labor-friendly MTA members
Political reasons for the sluggish MTA contract talks
A new council, rich lobbyists and a sheriff who doesn’t want to leave
Miguel Contreras and the New Los Angeles
Ludlow’s victory revives dreams of L.A. movement
The high-stakes game of no-flush vs. flush
Deron vs. Martin: Who’s the darling of the black establishment now?
Tuesday’s election gives the African-American community the chance to reclaim its roots
What Williams said and didn’t say about his troubled youth
Tenth District candidates have superb personal stories, with some details they’d prefer voters to overlook
Our recommendations in the March 4 Los Angeles municipal election