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  • A voter's-eye view of the city election

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    May 14, 2013 | 11:48 am

    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...

  • Will Republicans have an effect on round 2 of Sherman v. Berman?

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 6, 2012 | 2:20 am

    While the June 5 primary marked the end of the preliminary round of voting for Rep. Brad Sherman (D - Sherman Oaks) and Rep. Howard Berman (D - Van Nuys), who finished first and second in the 30th Congressional District primary election and will face off again in November, it was the...

  • Howard Berman is sending out mail, too

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 23, 2012 | 10:25 pm

    California’s June 5 primary election is less than two weeks away, and if you’re a registered voter who lives in California’s 30th congressional district in the West San Fernando Valley, chances are good that Rep. Howard Berman (D - Van Nuys) and Rep. Brad Sherman (D - Sherman...

  • Schoolyard Brawl

    By Howard Blume

    May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm

  • Educating Riordan

    By Jill Stewart

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's choice of former Mayor Richard Riordan for state education secretary has education experts worried that despite his reputation as a pro-skills, pro-reform guy, Riordan's not all he's cracked up to be. These experts see Riordan as the power broker who...

  • Riordan’s Primary

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    March 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Say what you will about Richard Riordan's abortive primary strategy, and the way he naively stepped into Gov. Gray Davis' trap, but Riordan certainly understood one of his key customers: the Jewish electorate. Too bad we'll never see the Davis/Riordan face-off that would have told us...