It came as a surprise to no one following L.A. politics, but one-time TV actress, former state senator, and current and proud lesbian and gay rights icon Sheila Kuehl announced her run for Los Angeles County Supervisor on Thursday. Kuehl, 72, could be the first openly gay person elected to the L.A. ... More >>
Betsy Butler and Torie Osborn woo the carbon-counting strata of Assembly District 50
Zev Yaroslavsky: At the center of the stormâ€‹The L.A. County Board of Supervisors is just a week away from its big vote on redistricting.Last week, we used pie charts to illustrate the underlying demographic reality of the issue, which is that white people are over-represented on the Board while La ... More >>
Patrick Range McDonaldOutgoing EQCA Executive Director Geoff KorsFounding Equality California Executive Director Geoff Kors says goodbye with one of his trademark emails, which includes a pitch for a contribution. We wouldn't expect him to go out any other way. Kors, who's leaving EQCA, was ... More >>
Patrick Range McDonaldEQCA Executive Director Geoff KorsEquality California, the gay rights lobbying group that was featured in a recent L.A. Weekly cover story, made it official yesterday -- a "national search" to find a replacement for outgoing executive director Geoff Kors is underway. K ... More >>
Yesterday's filing deadline to fill Hilda Solis' Congressional seat for the largely San Gabriel Valley 32nd District found a dozen candidates in the running. Three of them are sacrificial Republicans, plus one Libertarian, but the bulk are Democrats. The two frontrunners are Judy Chu, currently a me ... More >>
Things get absurd between slow-growthers and pro-growthers in Santa Monica
On Saturday afternoon, inside theater number two at the Directors Guild of America building on Sunset Boulevard, California State Senator Sheila Kuehl sat on a panel with other gays and lesbians for a "special event" at Outfest called "Queer State of the Nation." Kuehl was feeling feisty. "Tell th ... More >>
A week, almost to the hour, after the first gay couple legally wed in Los Angeles County, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will finally preside over a same sex marriage. American Beauty producer Bruce Cohen, who won an Oscar for the film, and New York art consultant Gabriel Catone will take their vows dow ... More >>
With Tuesday's expected turnout at historic lows, electors are being treated like superdelegates, and missing out on the juicy infighting.
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