Jose Huizar, Francine Godoy have motion

04/01/2014 1:26 pm0 comments
Jose Huizar

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wants to expand her lawsuit, which alleges retaliation and sexual harassment. Francine Godoy sued both Huizar and the city last Oct. 17. She is a former deputy chief of staff in Huizar’s 14th District council office. [...]

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Campaign Spending Cap Off the Table in Third District Supervisor’s Race

03/12/2014 12:32 pm0 comments
Zev Yaroslavsky 


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 LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The race for the Third District seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, already competitive, may have gotten more expensive. Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver filed a campaign finance declaration Friday indicating that he would spend at least $300,000 of his own [...]

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Yaroslavsky “four decades in elected office was long enough.”

02/07/2014 1:09 pm0 comments
Yaroslavsky 

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky today ruled out a run for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Henry Waxman, saying he was sticking to his earlier contention that Yaroslavsky’s name had surfaced as a potential candidate when Waxman, D- Beverly Hills, announced he would step down [...]

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Waxman Seat……and away they go

01/31/2014 2:51 pm0 comments
Wendy Greue
``I'm ready to be that champion''

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Sen. Ted Lieu is expected today to announce his candidacy for the 33rd Congressional District seat, one day after former city Controller Wendy Greuel said she would seek to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. Lieu, D-Torrance, issued a statement Thursday, hours after Waxman unexpectedly announced his [...]

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Shriver Announces Candidacy

01/21/2014 4:38 pm0 comments
Bobby Shriver

(CNS) – Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver announced his candidacy for the Third District seat on the today, saying he wants to “shake things up. “I want to fix things. I want to shake things up at the county, to get it done, make it transparent,” Shriver said in [...]

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Activists say Obama’s NSA speech was not enough

01/17/2014 3:34 pm0 comments
Pres. Barack Obama on NSA changes

    By Doug Gross CNN   (CNN) — In a development that should surprise absolutely no one, anti-NSA activists were quick Friday to say that President Barack Obama’s efforts to limit the agency’s spying activities didn’t go far enough. Leading up to a speech in which he outlined reforms [...]

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