As Mayor Eric Garcetti comes into office today, most Angelenos are still getting to know him. Despite nearly two years of campaigning, his public image remains indistinct. In part, that's because voters aren't paying close attention. But it's also because Garcetti hasn't really decided who he i ... More >>
Wendy Greuel's labor allies, Brian D'Arcy and Maria Elena Durazo, share an outsized portion of the blame for her defeat in the L.A. mayor's race
Grandpa John Steppling comes home, for a while
Paul Conrad's "Chain Reaction" sculpture in Santa Monica.Paul Conrad, the longtime political cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times who left the paper in 1993 but continued to contribute material for 15 years, died over the weekend at his Rancho Palos Verdes Home. He was 86. During his career h ... More >>
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Beck gloats while L.A. blazes
Country music, aerospace manufacturing and the white working class leave town
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Antonio backs off a campaign promise to close hated Valley dump
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Anonymous Jim resurrects Yorty’s L.A.
Antonio is the front-runner — as he never was four years ago
Big Labor deals itself out of the deck
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Danny Cohen, beyond the fringe
Our recommendations in the March 4 Los Angeles municipal election
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An anecdotal history of the LAPD
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Denise Munro Robb for City Council
Jim Hahn sets a city against itself, and comes out on top
Hahn goes out like Yorty; Villaraigosa, like Al Smith
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Hahn and Villaraigosa look to their right
Hahn and Villaraigosa square off for the mayoral finale
Hahn, Soboroff and Villaraigosa race for the runoff
Our recommendations in the April 10 Los Angeles city election
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The Chandlers get their price
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Eulogies for heads of state and underground artists, pop icons and ’60s revolutionaries
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