Category Archives: Politics

Former State Senator Tom Hayden Recovering From Stroke

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – Former Sen. Tom Hayden said tonight he is “recovering steadily” from a stroke. Hayden told City News Service in a telephone interview from his room at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica that “I’m under the care of a very, very good medical team of UCLA doctors and graduate students.” The 75-year-old…

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Special election to fill vacant City Council seat

Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — Voters will go to the polls here June 2 to elect a new member to the City Council, replacing former Councilman Jeff Prang, who resigned late last year after being elected county assessor. Former City Councilman John Heilman, who had served on the council since the city incorporated 30…

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Council aide sues Duran, city

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — A deputy to West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran is suing the lawmaker and the city, alleging he was wrongfully suspended on false allegations of spying on a colleague when he was actually trying to report unlawful activity. Ian Owens claims he was the victim of retaliation for…

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