Kerry Cavanaugh

Writer

Kerry Cavanaugh is an editorial writer covering City Hall and local politics. Prior to joining the board, she was a public radio producer on KCRW’s “To the Point” and “Which Way, L.A.” Before that, she spent a decade at the L.A. Daily News, where she covered L.A. and California politics, budget and environmental issues, and wrote a twice-a-week front-page column on local government issues. She’s a graduate of New York University and Columbia Journalism School. 

Recent Articles

  • California's minimum wage isn't the problem. The cost of housing is

    California's minimum wage isn't the problem. The cost of housing is

    California’s new minimum wage increase is pushing some businesses out of the state, at least according to one clothing manufacturer, who plans to move his operation to Las Vegas. The state’s base pay increased to $10.50 on Jan. 1. It’s the first in a series of hikes that will eventually set the...

  • Reelection will be too easy for Garcetti, Galperin and Feuer

    Reelection will be too easy for Garcetti, Galperin and Feuer

    For several Los Angeles elected officials, the March primary will be an incumbent’s cakewalk. City Atty. Mike Feuer and City Controller Ron Galperin are unopposed. So is West San Fernando Valley Councilman Bob Blumenfield. Mayor Eric Garcetti has 10 challengers, none of whom poses a serious threat...

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