Updated at the bottom: A government ethics expert has tough questions about how Lieutenant Mayor Eric Garcetti could wear two hats.
What is Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti thinking?
Garcetti says that if elected mayor of the country's second largest city -- which is broke, has crumblin ... More >>
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013: Monica Quan, 28, daughter of an ex-LAPD captain who Christopher Dorner apparently believed represented him poorly before LAPD fired him, is slain along with her boyfriend Keith Lawrence, 27. The bodies are found in a car in their condo's Irvine parking garage. Quan was an assis ... More >>
Councilman Eric Garcetti has edged into a narrow fundraising lead over his top rival, Controller Wendy Greuel, in the race for L.A. mayor.The two candidates have been neck-and-neck all year. But in reports disclosed this afternoon, Garcetti announced that he had brought in $664,000 over the last thr ... More >>
The L.A. County Federation of Labor has some major election battles coming up. There's the mayor's race in March, but even more important is the November campaign against Prop. 32, the "paycheck protection" initiative that threatens labor's ability to fund elections.But the Fed will be fighting thos ... More >>
Now it's getting interesting. Last Friday night, 12th District City Councilman Greig Smith released his own salvo over a proposal to freeze the hiring of LAPD officers during Los Angeles's budget crisis, claiming Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was engaging in "scare tactics and fear mongering." Office o ... More >>