Antonio Villaraigosa

Struggling LA picks new mayor in low-profile race

LOS ANGELES (AP) – There are plenty of problems to solve in Los Angeles, but voters have been mostly indifferent about Tuesday’s race for mayor. No single issue or candidate has seized their attention in the contest to succeed outgoing Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa.

03/05/2013

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LA mayoral candidates campaign ahead of primary

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candidates for Los Angeles mayor are making a final sprint for votes ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Polls show a tight contest between City Councilman Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel, both Democrats.

03/04/2013

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Race, ethnic lines less visible as LA picks mayor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles voters are picking a new mayor, but the race is far different from the landmark election of Antonio Villaraigosa eight years ago.

02/24/2013

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

In case you missed last weekend’s Chinese Festival at the Hammer Museum, this weekend is the big parade in downtown LA in Chinatown. Saturday kicks off the Golden Dragon Parade which you MUST see once in your life.

02/15/2013

Antonio Villaraigosa

Villaraigosa thanks deputies as manhunt likely ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is thanking San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies for their bravery after a man believed to be fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner barricaded himself inside a cabin.

02/12/2013

Charlie Sheen

The mayor and Sheen: one night in Cabo

What really happened when Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and actor Charlie Sheen met in Cabo San Lucas? The mayor says the two merely took a photo together, but Sheen contends it was much more than that.

01/08/2013

LA gun buy back

LA gun buyback collects more than 2,000 weapons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A one-day gun buyback program in Los Angeles brought in 2,037 firearms.

12/27/2012

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LA offers groceries for guns in annual buyback

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are offering groceries for guns in a buyback program that was moved up in the wake of the Connecticut tragedy.

12/26/2012

Eloise Klein Healy

Eloise Klein Healy named LA’s first poet laureate

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa named Eloise Klein Healy on Friday as the city’s first poet laureate. The award-winning poet is the author of seven books, including “The Island Project: Poems for Sappho.”

12/07/2012

Antonio Villaraigosa

Petition for Villaraigosa to resign from ‘Fix the Debt’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A left-leaning political website and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa clashed today over his membership on the steering committee for a group called Fix the Debt.

12/06/2012

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