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Garcetti grade to the test

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Responding to an overall “C” rating given to him by the Los Angeles Times for his first two years in office, Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he isn’t one to fixate on letter grades. “I’m not a grade-grubber,” Garcetti said. In its report card on Garcetti, The Times took issue with…

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Ryu names Sarah Dusseault as his chief of staff

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — A former deputy mayor will serve as chief of staff and lead transition efforts for City Councilman-elect David Ryu. Sarah Dusseault, who advised Mayor James Hahn on housing and homelessness issues, and worked on policy agendas for now-Mayor Eric Garcetti, will lead Ryu’s staff. “I am excited to…

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Voters return Heilman to WeHo City Council

Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — Three months after voting him out of office for the first time in the city’s history, voters here returned John Heilman to the City Council in a special election June 2. In unofficial results, Heilman received 2,026 votes to easily outdistance Heidi Shink, who had 1,185 votes. Larry Block…

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