After nearly two years of campaigning, Councilman Eric Garcetti is poised for victory in the race for L.A. mayor. Just before midnight Tuesday, Garcetti addressed a cheering crowd of at least 2,000 supporters at the Hollywood Palladium, saying that while the final tally was not yet known, "this is s ... More >>
In an internal memo this weekend, Wendy Greuel's pollster took aim at the new USC/L.A. Times poll and argued the race is a "dead heat" heading into Tuesday's vote.The poll, released Friday night, showed Greuel trailing Councilman Eric Garcetti by 7 points. In the memo, Greuel's pollster ca ... More >>
Today we have two new polls in the L.A. mayor's race, and both show Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel in a statistical dead heat.The Garcetti campaign dismissed the numbers, while the Greuel campaign embraced them as a sign that she has "momentum" following her second-place finish in the March 5 primar ... More >>
It's always interesting, and, of course, a bit suspicious, when seemingly smart politicians are "surprised" or claim ignorance when something peculiar happens on their watch -- as if that's a valid excuse.
Los Angeles mayoral candidate and brainy Rhodes Scholar Eric Garcetti pulled such a maneuver ... More >>
So the LAPD just nabbed one (allegedly) conniving city employee on suspicion of "stealing more than 800 gallons of gasoline over a three month period of time" and selling it on the black market.
Michael Anthony Lee, a 12-year veteran of the Department of Recreation of Parks who worked at the Algin ... More >>
Raving at the Coliseum.L.A. City Controller Wendy Greuel will announce that she's launching an audit of the L.A. Coliseum today following reports of double dipping by a venue official who worked for a rave promoters, a taxpayer-owned car allegedly taken by a former general manager, and planne ... More >>
John Perez‚ÄčThe industrial city of Vernon (pop. 90) is in a battle for survival against Speaker John Perez, who is trying to disincorporate the city in response to its long history of corruption.To bolster his case, Perez sent Vernon a voluminous public records request, seeking everything from minu ... More >>