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  • Kevin James: The still-evolving outsider runs for mayor

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 6, 2013 | 9:04 am

    This is one in a series of profiles of the five leading Los Angeles mayoral candidates running in the March 5 election.  See below for a video analysis.

    As the race for Los Angeles mayor heats up, many descriptors have been applied to Kevin James, one of the least-known of the...

  • Priorities, personalities shape city attorney race

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 16, 2013 | 12:53 pm

    In his three-and-a-half years as Los Angeles’ City Attorney, Carmen Trutanich has made headlines — and more than a few enemies — by directing some of his office’s 450 lawyers to prosecute ticket scalpers and Occupy L.A. protesters, as well as by drafting controversial city...

  • Election Results: One Jew out, one Jew in (UPDATE)

    By  Tom Tugend

    May 20, 2009 | 5:48 pm

    The score for the local Jewish candidates in Tuesday’s election was one loss and one apparent win.

    The apparent winner in the 5th council district for city councilman is veteran politician Paul Koretz, who held a 551-vote over David “Ty” Vahedi as of the latest count released...

  • Winners and Losers

    By Tom Tugend

    June 7, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    While the Jewish vote apparently split down the middle in James K. Hahn's victory over Antonio Villaraigosa in the contest for mayor, there was bad news and good news for Jewish candidates in other races.

    Former City Councilman Michael Feuer, who had led in the polls and early...