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Nina Agrawal

Nina Agrawal is a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. She previously reported for WLRN-Miami Herald News and for the Latin American affairs magazine Americas Quarterly. A Southern California native, Agrawal is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and School of International and Public Affairs.
Property tax for stormwater management appears headed for passage

Measure W, a countywide parcel tax that would raise funds to capture and clean up stormwater, earned 67.48% of the vote Tuesday, with 100% of precincts reporting. Provisional and mail-in ballots have yet to be counted.

In potential major upset, Alex Villanueva holds slim lead over L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell

Sheriff Jim McDonnell and challenger Alex Villanueva vie in a hotly contested race. Also, Jeff Prang is up for reelection as L.A. County assessor, and voters weigh in on Measure W, which would raise money from a new parcel tax to capture and clean up stormwater.

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