Here's a quick guide to the key races and issues on the May 21, 2013 ballot in the city of Los Angeles. Los Angeles Mayoral Race: Read this fascinating dissection of the five main behavioral and philosophical differences between 2013 Los Angeles mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti, ... More >>
Of 15 City Council seats, the Valley's may soon have the sole female
In the California Assembly District 39 race, longtime political aide Raul Bocanegra has won in a landslide over L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon -- a one-time political force in the northeast San Fernando Valley. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Bocanegra won 58.5 percent of the vote to ... More >>
In the California Assembly District 39 race, Democrat and longtime political aide Raul Bocanegra has a major lead over Democratic L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon. Sixty-three percent of voters back Bocanegra and 36 percent support Alarcon. During the campaign, Alarcon had been hit with a major ... More >>
Alarcon, circling the drain over corruption charges? Or yes-man Bocanegra?
Lyrics from The Who's "Won't Get Fooled Again" (see video after the jump) have probably been used many times before by political pundits, but that won't stop us from using them again: "Meet the new boss/Same as the old boss!" Those immortal words from The Who's Pete Townshend are particularly relev ... More >>
Richard Alarcon is in trouble. After easily winning various elections in the San Fernando Valley area over the last 20 years -- hopping from the L.A. City Council to the State Senate to the State Assembly and back -- he's finally losing his grip. This became embarrassingly clear on Tuesday night ... More >>
A group of women said today that a candidate for California's 39th district, Raul Bocanegra, has faced an allegation of sexual harassment "several years ago," a claim that they want to know more about as he faces off against embattled L.A. city Councilman Richard Alarcon for the office. A letter fr ... More >>