LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Controller Wendy Greuel challenged City Councilman Eric Garcetti, her opponent in the mayor’s race, to an impromptu debate on education today, one day after outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa admonished the pair for skirting the subject.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is not going away quietly. During his state of the city address, the departing Democrat criticized the two candidates who could succeed him for lacking substance in their plans for education.
Maxine Waters is the latest in a succession of prominent African Americans in L.A. politics to take sides in the May 21 runoff between city controller Wendy Greuel and city councilman Eric Garcetti. Listen as Greuel talks with L.A.’s Morning News about the endorsement.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel today won dueling endorsements from Congress members representing South Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – One-time mayoral candidate Jan Perry is expected to endorse Eric Garcetti today, which has the potential to sway her nearly 60,000 supporters to switch their votes to Garcetti in the May 21 runoff against second-place finisher Wendy Greuel.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former President Bill Clinton endorsed mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel today, calling her a “smart, dedicated and creative problem-solver.”
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says he’ll join a think tank when his job ends this summer — and he’d also consider running for California governor someday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – With all precincts reporting in Los Angeles, two City Hall veterans earned the right to advance to a runoff election to replace outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles voters appeared Tuesday to mostly ignore the contest to replace Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, after a low-profile campaign in which no issue or candidate commanded wide attention. Turnout at polling places was sparse.
Now that voters in Los Angeles have cast their ballots in the primary for mayor, the top two contenders are preparing to meet in a runoff election on May 21. Click to listen to interviews with them after winning a spot for the runoff election.