The mayoral candidates and their backers started a whirlwind Saturday courting voters who could make a big difference in Tuesday’s election.Add your comments
A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
Wendy Greuel uses comments by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to counter a video that tries to link her to Prop 187. Meanwhile, Eric Garcetti touts his backing from local newspapers.
His advantage has shrunk by three points in the past month, but he still leads overall and among virtually every category of voters.
City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel face one final, frenetic weekend of campaigning in their contest to succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
With a Senate committee still wrangling over amendments and a tentative House deal announced, it's a good time to assess the immigration debate.
The bill is expected to be more conservative than the Senate version, but it does include a path to citizenship, which may be a sticking point for some lawmakers.
The spending by independent groups in the District 9 race is approaching a record. The district had the lowest turnout of any council race in the March 5 primary.
Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich is fighting for his political life. A recent poll showed him down 11 points to his challenger, former State Assemblyman Mike Feuer.
With just days to go before the runoff, the candidates are criss-crossing the city to energize their bases.
The House has its own bi-partisan "Gang of 8" working on immigration reform, but the Republican members have become impatient.
Today is Thursday, May 16 and headlines include new TV ads that target the Latino community, the preliminary approval of the city budget, and Dennis Zine's reach to Jewish voters.
We'll be here in Eagle Rock from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday gathering your thoughts. Come by to chat with political reporter Frank Stoltze and other KPCC staff.
Most of the money goes to the usual TV, radio and mail ads, but a significant amount is paying for a street-level person-to-person campaign.
Immigrant advocates and Latino and labor groups want the White House to suspend deportations of people who might qualify for legalization under the Senate bill.