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Zev Yaroslavsky

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  • Natural History Museum's Otis Booth Pavilion finally revealed

    Natural History Museum's Otis Booth Pavilion finally revealed
    The 100-year-old Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County knows how to make an entrance. On Saturday night, following a black-tie dinner to celebrate its centennial, the museum lifted the curtain on its brand-new entrance, the Otis Booth Pavilion....
  • L.A. County delays decision on troubled foster care contractor

    L.A. County delays decision on troubled foster care contractor
    Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Gloria Molina were unable to win passage of a measure to sever ties to a foster care contractor with a history of substantiated child abuse and financial malfeasance. Under the supervisors'...
  • Starving artists? Not among the leaders of L.A. arts institutions

    Starving artists? Not among the leaders of L.A. arts institutions
    L.A. added two new million-dollar-a-year executives to the ranks of its top-paid arts leaders during 2011, although two existing members of the seven-person club had to get by with less than they'd made in 2010. Increases for Music Center President...
  • L.A. County to try again to cut troubled foster care contractor

    L.A. County to try again to cut troubled foster care contractor
    Los Angeles County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Michael D. Antonovich will make another attempt to cut a troubled foster care contractor with a history of misused money and child abuse. Under the supervisors' proposal, the county board has once again...
  • Boy's death prompts outrage, red flags of child abuse 'ignored'

    Boy's death prompts outrage, red flags of child abuse 'ignored'
    The death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy has sparked outrage from his family and prompted questions from county officials, as documents showed the boy's mother -- charged with murder in his death -- was previously investigated six times for abuse...
  • L.A. Philharmonic concerned about potential subway noise

    L.A. Philharmonic concerned about potential subway noise
    Nothing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's repertoire calls for 135-ton trains. The orchestra aims to keep it that way when Metro light rail cars start rumbling through a subway tunnel near Walt Disney Concert Hall. Experts who know the hall's...
  • Judge says L.A. should end contract with private foster agency

    Judge says L.A. should end contract with private foster agency
    The presiding judge of L.A. County's Juvenile Court and the head of a court-appointed law firm representing foster children have called on Los Angeles county supervisors to sever the county’s contract with Teens Happy Homes. Starr Heimov, who...
  • L.A. County supervisors to consider cutting Grand Park filming fees

    L.A. County supervisors to consider cutting Grand Park filming fees
    Los Angeles County supervisors are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to eliminate or reduce filming fees at their newly opened downtown Grand Park to entice Hollywood to use the site more. Movie productions currently have to spend $20,000 per block...
  • L.A. County supervisors weigh dropping foster-care contractor

    L.A. County supervisors weigh dropping foster-care contractor
    Los Angeles County supervisors reported no action after a closed-door meeting to consider terminating the county's decades-long relationship with Teens Happy Homes, a private foster care provider that officials say repeatedly misused funds and placed...
  • Former Sen. Sheila Kuehl announces run for L.A. County supervisor

    Former Sen. Sheila Kuehl announces run for L.A. County supervisor
    SACRAMENTO -- Former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) made it official Thursday. She will be a candidate for the seat being vacated by Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Kuehl, who served as chair of the Senate...
  • State political watchdog is investigating L.A. Coliseum chief

    State political watchdog is investigating L.A. Coliseum chief
    State authorities are investigating whether the head of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum illegally sought a job with USC even as he was responsible for protecting taxpayers in talks to surrender control of the stadium to the university. The probe is...