David Zahniser covers Los Angeles City Hall for the City-County bureau. He joined the Los Angeles Times in 2007 and previously wrote on local government for the Claremont Courier, Pasadena Star-News, the Daily Breeze, the L.A. Weekly and the San Diego Union-Tribune. He is a graduate of Pomona College and lives in Los Angeles.
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“This is nothing that I expected, nothing that I even mentioned ... that I was interested in,” O’Farrell said. “However, I wholly embrace this responsibility.”