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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...
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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...
July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm
So whaddaya know? The election is over, we've got a new mayor, and no sign yet of the apocalypse the other candidates promised would befall this city, no matter who won. Newly minted 9th District Councilwoman Jan Perry knew it was a new day when, shortly after her own election, Jim...
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