For mayor, city attorney, controller, the City Council and other races and ballot measures on Tuesday's ballot.
He lacks executive experience but is the candidate with the most potential to meet the challenge.
The Times endorsed him in the March elections and still regards him as the far more qualified candidate in the May 21 runoff for this important office.
The Century City attorney has more expertise on fiscal issues than Councilman Dennis Zine, and he's got a track record that shows the persistence to make things happen.
His thinking, vision and planning have been good for the district and good for Los Angeles.
Her deep knowledge of state and city government would serve her well on the City Council.
His experience and connections suggest that he's better prepared for the enormous challenges the 9th presents.
His experience in this diverse district makes him the candidate best suited to represent its broad interests.
As a high-performing teacher at a high-achieving elementary school, she has a real-life perspective on what happens in the classroom and on how to best help disadvantaged students.
She speaks with deep knowledge about the Los Angeles Community College District's foibles and needs, and correctly identifies its most urgent challenge.
The muddled measure is essentially a primal scream about the role of money in politics. L.A. voters should reject it.
Of the three on the ballot, only Measure D will put L.A. on the right road. It deserves a yes vote.