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The nation's eyes were fixed this weekend on the Oscar race unfolding in Hollywood. But with just days to go before the citywide March 5 election, local political contests were getting just as hot and heavy.
The Times took a wide-angle look at the challenges facing the city as voters pick a successor to termed-out Mayor
Greuel is not the only one receiving outside aid in her bid.
The first in a series of profiles of the mayoral candidates examines the past and present statements of James.
The mayoral candidates made their Oscar picks for best movie, and tried to use the focus on Hollywood bonanza to woo voters. James highlighted his endorsement by the Bring Hollywood Home Foundation in a fund-raising appeal that warned, “Imagine a Hollywood with no
Mark Cherry, the creator of "Desperate Housewives," hosted a fund-raiser for James on Saturday. And Hollywood executives are holding an event for Greuel Monday night.
In the demographically shifting 9th District, residents may not be represented by an African-American politician on the City Council for the first time in a half-century. On the Westside, Mike Bonin looks likely to take over the seat of his boss, Councilman
Here are some other important election links from The Times:
LA's race for mayor guide
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