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Top aide to L.A. Councilman Paul Koretz seeking Tom LaBonge's seat

Top aide to L.A. Councilman Paul Koretz seeking Tom LaBonge's seat

The top aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz said Wednesday that she would run for the Silver Lake-to-Sherman Oaks seat being vacated by Councilman Tom LaBonge, bringing the total number of contenders to four. Joan Pelico, Koretz's chief of staff, said she would fill out the paperwork next week to raise money for the contest, which is still 18 months away. LaBonge is set to step down in 2015 due to term limits. Pelico said she planned to use a vacation day to fill out the paperwork. She follows three others who have already announced plans to raise money in the March 2015 race: Tara Bannister, vice president of the National Apartment Assn.; Carolyn Ramsay,...

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