Dan Bluemel: LA’s Human Relations Commission voted Thursday, October 10, to hold public hearings or forums that would address the police department’s secret reporting on non-criminal behavior.
Robert Skeels: While Villaraigosa disappointed supporters and failed to deliver any progressive policies whatsoever, he was hardly a failure to those he really serves. Indeed, for developers, real estate tycoons, billionaires, and school privatization profiteers, Villaraigosa’s eight year reign was a smashing success.
Peter Dreier: A successful mayor and council cannot be satisfied with merely coping as issues arise, but must be able to anticipate and define the city´s needs for the next four years. As our newly elected leaders prepare for their roles, we´ve asked writers to share their thoughts about what lies ahead for Los Angeles.
Eric Garcetti Wins Los Angeles Mayoral Race! See outcome of the Los Angeles city election here.