A few minutes into the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count on the night of Jan. 27, Zev Yaroslavsky turned to the driver of the minivan carrying the Los Angeles County supervisor and two of his deputies and asked where the young man was originally from. Tomasz Babiszkiewicz, an...
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The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors passed a motion Tuesday morning requesting the county pension fund to divest itself of any assets or funds from any companies doing business with Iranian companies active in energy resource development.
The motion, introduced by Supervisors...
October 1, 2008 | 11:29 pmBy the time comedian Elon Gold took the stage to emcee the rally for the raising of the Israeli flag on Wilshire Boulevard, the street had filled with 3,000 or more people -- a sea, or at least an inlet, of humanity waving little plastic blue-and-white flags as loudspeakers pumped...
April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pmIn defending middle-class neighborhoods, Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky is taking on an issue that reaches to the heart of Los Angeles' ethnic, political and class divide.
All those matters are involved in a dispute over a new city development ordinance that eases...
July 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm
As local pro-Israeli and pro-Arab groups hold ever larger and more heated demonstrations, relations among Los Angeles Muslim and Jewish groups threaten to go into a deep freeze. In one reflection of the changing climate, a longtime Jewish member of the American Civil Liberties Union...
December 30, 1999 | 7:00 pmIt happened one evening just outside the men's room at Valley Beth Shalom synagogue in Encino. A historic dialogue between Rabbi Harold Schulweis and Cardinal Roger Mahoney had concluded in the sanctuary, and County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky went to the restroom. Mark Schwartz, a...