| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:25 PM
As the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments celebrated its third anniversary last week, one thing was perfectly clear: It was set up to fail by Los Angeles city and county officials and succeeding spectacularly at doing so.
Utterly nothing was...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:29 PM
The San Fernando Valley Council of Governments voted Thursday to name Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian its new chair and Burbank City Councilman Jess Talamantes as vice chair.
The board is a cooperative effort among Glendale, Burbank, Los...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The clumsy statements by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political team denying that he ran a slate of delegates for the 43rd Assembly District's seats at the state Democratic Party convention — and that challengers were threatened and intimidated —...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill.
Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
| May 18, 2013
| 7:43 PM
In the costliest and most vicious City Council race of the Los Angeles election season, the battle for Hollywood has shattered beliefs about Armenian solidarity, with Paul Krekorian's role seen as causing deep rifts in the community.
Little Armenia in...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:39 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- The former campaign treasurer of Democratic candidates in California pleaded guilty to five counts of mail fraud today.
An FBI investigation found that Kinde Durkee stole more than $7 million in political funds from at least...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:52 PM
A fixture in local politics has been appointed to lead the Crescenta Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition as its new executive director to help strengthen community partnerships.
Suzy Jacobs, who worked for state Sen. Jack Scott and Assembly...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:34 PM
BURBANK, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Los Angeles city councilman claims his office has been flooded with calls that were forwarded by a topless maid service.
Councilman Paul Krekorian says the calls started pouring in after a picture of a hot pink van advertising...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:09 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles City Council last month seized more than $56,000 set aside for motorists who had successfully challenged their parking tickets, using the small sum to help patch a big budget hole.
Now some at City Hall are questioning...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:21 PM
VALLEY VILLAGE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 19-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to vehicular manslaughter charges related to the deaths of two women who were electrocuted when they tried to render aid after he crashed into a light pole.
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:43 AM
L.A. City Councilman Paul Krekorian is expected to announce Thursday a fundraising effort to help pay the ambulance fees for two women electrocuted when they tried to help a driver in a Valley Villagecar crash.
Krekorian said the families of Stacey...