This year, for the first time, the nonpartisan Pat Brown Institute at CSU Los Angeles went into the polling field. As poll director, I wanted our poll to illuminate broader trends in the local electorate, and to conduct it we retained Susan Pinkus, who for many years ran the Los...
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Tag: Eric Garcetti
May 14, 2013 | 11:48 am
May 1, 2013 | 11:35 am
At 9:45 on a recent Sunday morning, Gil Garcetti stepped into an alcove in the secondary dining room at Canter’s Deli.
“I would’ve gotten here earlier,” the former Los Angeles County District Attorney told a gathering there, “if I hadn’t gone to Nate ’n Al’s first.”
April 18, 2013 | 2:04 pm
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March 28, 2013 | 10:05 am
Delivering his inaugural address on the City Hall lawn in 2005, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa challenged Angelenos to turn Los Angeles into “… the greenest big city in America.”
Eight years later, it is only fitting that we ask ourselves how close Mayor Villaraigosa has come to...
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September 27, 2012 | 12:06 pm
Jewish and non-, Los Angeles’s politicians were out in the packed pews of synagogues around Los Angeles these past couple of weeks.
California Gov. Jerry Brown may have commanded Yom Kippur’s highest profile gig, speaking about Prop. 30, his ballot initiative that would raise...
May 8, 2012 | 3:32 pm
Businessman Austin Beutner has announced that he is withdrawing from the race for mayor of Los Angeles in order to spend more time with his family.
“Everything I have been successful at, I have busted my butt,” Beutner told the Daily News’s Rick Orlov. “I didn’t feel I could...
September 8, 2011 | 5:23 pm
Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti declared that he is running for Mayor of the City of Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The Times called Garcetti “the highest-profile Latino in the race,” since his father, former District Attorney Gil...
February 17, 2011 | 10:41 am
In an article that hit the Forward website today, Rex Weiner asks Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky the question that’s on many peoples’ minds: Will Yaroslavsky run for mayor of Los Angeles in 2013?
“I’ve been asked by many people,” Yaroslavsky said, speaking...
September 30, 2007 | 8:00 pmThe annual California high school debate tournament traditionally attracts more than 800 contestants to its weekend-long event, many of them Jewish and all of them students who have worked long and hard to prepare for the intense competition. Last May, when it was discovered that the...