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  • Former congressional candidate Elan Carr to run for county supervisor

    By Jared Sichel

    March 12, 2015 | 8:42 am

    Following an unsuccessful bid for Congress in November, Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Elan Carr told the Journal on March 10 that he will run in 2016 for Los Angeles County Supervisor in the county’s northernmost 5th District. He made the decision public Thursday...

  • Yaroslavsky, a ‘canny change agent’

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    November 25, 2014 | 10:00 am

    When we think of Jews involved in Los Angeles politics, we often divide them into two camps: liberal Democrats and Jewish Republicans. Liberal Democrats, as we picture them, are integrated into the broader progressive movements of Los Angeles. They are linked with multiethnic...

  • Valley Secession: An Inside Look

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    May 30, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Zev Yaroslavsky has served on the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) since its inception in 1998. This experience, plus eight years as a Los Angeles County supervisor representing both sides of the Santa Monica Mountains, and a councilman before that, has made him one of the...