| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Long shot candidate Emanuel Pleitez is running for mayor of L.A. like nobody before him: In sneakers, shorts and, one hopes, plenty of sunscreen....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:43 AM
The volunteers crowded in Eric Garcetti’s South Los Angeles campaign office were phoning voters Tuesday night when the candidate walked in and asked them to stop. He had a guest to introduce. Fresh off a plane, Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory......
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Wendy Greuel’s and Eric Garcetti’s pushing for the move as a way to kick start economic growth recalls supply-side economic policy and puts them at odds with many Democrats’ beliefs....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:43 PM
This post has been corrected. See note below for details. A group funded mostly by unions and entertainment executives has produced a television attack ad backing city Controller Wendy Greuel's campaign to become Los Angeles' next mayor by accusing City.....
| Feb 2, 2013
In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Catherine O'Neill, a social worker turned political activist and advocate for refugee women who co-founded the watchdog group now called the Women's Refugee Commission, died of cancer Wednesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 70.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Final results from Compton's primary election released Thursday showed longtime Mayor Eric Perrodin ousted and political newcomer Aja Brown and former Mayor Omar Bradley headed for a runoff.
Incumbent Perrodin, who is the city's longest-serving mayor,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Republican National Committee’s Spring gathering is taking place this week at Loews Hollywood. That is not Hollywood, Fla., or Hollywood, S.C., or Hollywood, Ala. – all real towns in really red states – but Hollywood, Calif., the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Los Angeles' primary election for mayor is Tuesday. In a recent survey conducted by Arts for L.A., a nonprofit group that promotes cultural funding, the candidates responded to a series of questions related to the arts and the creative industries.
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:17 AM
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and the last World War II veteran remaining in the Senate, has died at age 89.
His office said Lautenberg died shortly after 4 a.m. EDT on Monday at a New York hospital after...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:25 PM
"Brooklyn DA," which premieres Tuesday on CBS for a six-week run, has been the subject of some controversy in the city (and borough) where it's set.
Abe George, who is running to unseat current Kings County Dist. Atty. Charles Hynes, went to court to...