Anybody who covered Janice Hahn when she was on the L.A. City Council knows that she always had a knack for getting herself quoted.So it's not too surprising that Hahn, who is now in Congress, has been all over the news talking about Syria in the last few days.
Last year's Feria de los Moles (or Mole Fair) at L.A.'s Olvera St. drew 30,000 people -- and with good reason. The annual event, now in its fifth year and happening this Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., celebrates this classic Mexican dish with food, music, dance, workshops, and even a friendl ... More >>
NorCal's Nancy Pelosi finds nothing shady about her convenient investment in Visa.As we learned on "60 Minutes" last night, many of the politicians we've elected to U.S. Congress have clearly been using their backdoor V.I.P. passes to gather exclusive intel on when to buy and sell stocks, bon ... More >>
In a startling upset, Gerrymandering Congressman Howard Berman wins again*OK, so we fibbed in the headline. The final results aren't in. But -- thanks to sleazy incumbent fixing of elections in California by the Berman brothers -- the new crop of California Senators, Assemblymen and Congressm ... More >>
The supes.A group called the Full Disclosure Network alleged over the weekend that recent Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meetings announced as public forums were closed to outsiders in violation of state open-meeting rules. The meetings took place in Washington, D.C. May 5 and 6 as ... More >>
In it's quest to light a fire under the Obama administration on the issue, the Reform Immigration For America Campaign is planning a big town hall meeting in the Los Angeles area next week, with Senator Barbara Boxer, Congressman Henry Waxman and Congressman Xavier Becerra on its list of inv ... More >>
When the White House released a list of 15 Congress members and Senators who had been invited to watch the Super Bowl with President Obama, Californians quickly noticed the invitations did not extend west of the Colorado River. No Antonio Villaraigosa, no Xavier Becerra -- not even Arnold. In fact ... More >>
... bum out Obama, and give a little nod to McCain
Deciphering the payback, ambition and backbiting behind it all
They’re handsome, charming and so good to their mothers. They’re Mexican American Princes, and they rule Los Angeles
The name Vignali receded into L.A. history after the “Pardongate” scandal of 2001, but questions remain about drug-dealing son Carlos and his real estate magnate father, Horacio, who just might be pulling the strings in the remaking of downtown L.A.
Richard Alarcón tries to jolt the mayor with a campaign about saving the middle class, Latinos and the Valley
What were 12,000 people doing at the Convention Center?
L.A.’s new Freedom Riders take their quest for immigrant equality on the road
Loser of 2001 L.A. mayor’s race revives hopes of Latino-labor coalition
Antonio "The Heartthrob" Villaraigosa vs. Nick "The Choirboy" Pacheco for the welterweight championship of the city
Lloyd Monserratt, 1966–2003
Roots of tension in the 14 City Council District
Winners, losers and others in the Gloria Marina fiasco
A week in the mayor’s race, with just two more to go
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
The race to succeed Richard Riordan — and to reshape Los Angeles — comes down to the wire
The hasty departure of Richard Polanco
Villaraigosa makes his move
The Weekly’s recommendations in the November general election
School board can hardly refuse money for safety study of L.A.’s most troubled campus
Who will be L.A.’s mayor in 2009? And 2017? Find out here.
The Race to Succeed Richard Riordan -- and to Shape the Future of Los Angeles -- Has Already Begun
It’s time for new thinking at the old Pueblo
For the Weekly's handy one-page tear-out Voter Guide, see the inside back cover of next week's issue.
Local Progressives Talk About Kosovo
City attorney seeks to pre-empt mayoral field
Alatorre Is Gone, But His Legacy Isn't
Brace yourselves for an actual sheriff's race
Repairing downtown, riparianly
Eastside councilman, longtime rivals locked in family dispute