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Kevin James

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  • L.A. election: Garcetti supporters cite Greuel's DWP, union ties

    L.A. election: Garcetti supporters cite Greuel's DWP, union ties
    Encino residents Ian and Susan Buda said they voted for Eric Garcetti in L.A.'s mayoral race Tuesday. The reason? "The DWP," Susan Buda said, pointing to a nearby white Department of Water and Power truck. "The two of them haven't got much to say in...
  • Greuel holds thin lead against Garcetti in early balloting

    Greuel holds thin lead against Garcetti in early balloting
    In the first ballots counted in the race for the next mayor of Los Angeles, City Controller Wendy Greuel held a slight lead over City Councilman Eric Garcetti. With 7.5% reporting, Greuel led Garcetti 51% to 49%. But with the vast majority of the...
  • Kevin James releases Wendy Greuel's texts after she attacks him

    Kevin James releases Wendy Greuel's texts after she attacks him
    Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel sought the endorsement of  Republican Kevin James after he was eliminated from the race in the March primary. Now she's out with an attack mailer blasting James’ backing of Eric Garcetti, her rival in the...
  • L.A. Votes: Mayoral candidates clash over spending, safety and James

    L.A. Votes: Mayoral candidates clash over spending, safety and James
    Mayoral rivals Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti clashed over outside spending in the race in a debate Monday. Garcetti attacked Greuel for not agreeing to sign a pledge that would have required the candidates to give charities the equivalent of half the...
  • At a salon on Melrose, flowing wine and food for thought

    At a salon on Melrose, flowing wine and food for thought
    Six men and two women sit down to a simple dinner around a rectangular table in a glassed-in upstairs room at Osteria la Buca. It's 7:30 on a Tuesday night in spring, and the sun is just barely sinking into the city haze, leaving Melrose Avenue awash in...
  • Could Wendy Greuel's love affair with labor backfire in Valley?

    Could Wendy Greuel's love affair with labor backfire in Valley?
    The long-running love-in between Wendy Greuel and public employee unions continued Tuesday, with the mayoral candidate from the San Fernando Valley bagging an endorsement from the powerful Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. Which raises a question:...
  • Mayoral candidates making budget statements, but nothing adds up

    Mayoral candidates making budget statements, but nothing adds up
    You're six months behind on the mortgage. Your credit cards are maxed out. Your small business is treading water. Meanwhile, a tree has fallen on the roof of the office, the parking lot is full of potholes, and you've promised raises to employees, along...
  • Wanted: A mayor worthy of L.A.

    Wanted: A mayor worthy of L.A.
    Since my knee replacement surgery less than two weeks ago, I've been popping narcotic painkillers that come with long lists of potential side effects. Among them are vomiting, hallucinating and impaired thinking. It is perhaps that third one that made...
  • Newton: In L.A. politics, money still talks

    Newton: In L.A. politics, money still talks
    Money is a measure of political viability. Those candidates seen as having potential attract it; those seen as long shots struggle to fill their campaign coffers. And with money, once you've raised some, it's a lot easier to raise more. In the money...
  • Newton: Decision time in the L.A. mayor's race

    Newton: Decision time in the L.A. mayor's race
    The candidates for mayor of Los Angeles have been at it for more than a year, some much longer than that. Together, they have spent nearly $15 million. They've participated in so many debates that they can now address just about any topic — from...
  • Newton: Paths to victory -- or defeat -- in the L.A. mayor's race

    Newton: Paths to victory -- or defeat -- in the L.A. mayor's race
    Governing requires vision, competence and administrative know-how. But none of that matters if a candidate never gets the chance to govern. Do the four leading contenders in the race for Los Angeles mayor have plausible strategies for getting themselves...