With less than four weeks to go until voters head to the polls to select Los Angeles' next mayor, the candidates are sparring about advertising.
Garcetti launched his first ad in the runoff, which touts his record on revitalizing neighborhoods and promises more job training and basic services if he is elected. The 30-second ad comes more than a week after Greuel’s first ad.
The duo will meet Saturday, along with all candidates seeking citywide office, at a debate sponsored by the Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils.
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But the donation comes as the leadership of the city's teachers union is roiling over whether its officials made a private deal with Sanchez. According to people with knowledge of the matter, union vice president Gregg Solkovits had an alleged understanding with Sanchez allowing the union to choose Sanchez's chief of staff if he wins. Sanchez and Solkovits deny any such arrangement.
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