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Mark Binelli is a novelist, Rolling Stone journalist and native Michigander. Born and raised near Detroit, he returned to the city to write "Detroit City is the Place To Be: The Afterlife of An American Metropolis." The book explores the many desolate...
L.A. NOWDrive-by shooting occurs outside site of LA City Council campaign forum...
The 9th Council District in South Los Angeles suffers from a toxic combination of entrenched poverty, blight, high unemployment and lagging job skills. With its current representative, Councilwoman Jan Perry, termed out and running for mayor, it is...
Tags: Finance, Politics, Career and Workplace, Unemployment, Jan Perry
It's easy to understand why special interests are pouring dollars into the mayor's race in Los Angeles -- the mayor is the most powerful official in the second-largest city in America. What's less intuitive is why they're spending so much in the race...
Tags: Politics, Gil Cedillo, AFL-CIO, Local Elections, Elections
The U.S. Golf Assn. announced on Nov. 28 that it would consider prohibiting players from using "belly putters," which are putters that are pressed against the chest or stomach to help keep the club stable. There was a lot of teeth-gnashing on the PGA...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below. If you’re a candidate for Los Angeles City Council and you walk into a roomful of prospective constituents, you’d better be prepared with an answer to this question: How long have you lived...
Tags: Richard Alarcon, Politics, Maya Angelou, Jose Huizar, Government
Six candidates are running for Los Angeles’ 3rd Council District seat; five showed up to a forum last Tuesday hosted by the Woodland Hills Property Owners Assn. They shook hands, embraced, in a couple cases offered each other pecks on the cheek. Who...
Golf's rules-making boards, siding with Tiger Woods and others, on Wednesday proposed a change banning the growing use of "belly putting" in the game. Belly putting, also called "anchoring," is a method in which golfers use a long putter whose grip...
Tags: Ernie Els, PGA Championship, Keegan Bradley, Tiger Woods, Golf
L.A. NOWThe powerful L.A. County Federation of Labor threw its weight behind seven L.A. City Council candidates in the March 5 election -- but remained silent on the three biggest contests....
L.A. NOWFifty-eight candidates have qualified to run for city offices in Los Angeles' March 5 election, with the majority looking to fill open seats on the City Council, according to the final list from the City Clerk's office....
PolitiCalSen. Leland Yee to run for Secretary of State...
L.A. NOWState Sen. Curren D. Price Jr. filed papers to seek the Los Angeles City Council seat occupied by Councilwoman Jan Perry, who is running for mayor. Price becomes the second Sacramento lawmaker to pursue that post and the sixth to run for office in the...
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