Former Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education member Nury Martinez defeated former Assemblywoman Cindy Montanez in Tuesday's special election to fill L.A.'s Sixth District City Council seat.
The Los Angeles City Council will undergo a major facelift beginning tomorrow, as voters in eight of the panel's 15 districts choose representatives from candidate fields as small as two and as large as 12.
While most candidates are eager to promise improved public safety and share their opinions on education and the environment, the city's looming $200 million-plus budget deficit in the upcoming year is arguably the most pressing issue on tap for L.A.'s mayor.
UCLA researchers hoping to induce mayoral and City Council candidates to spend more time discussing long-term sustainability in political races dominated by fiscal and economic issues today released a sweeping environmental blueprint to turn L.A. into a green metropolis.
Barack Obama is projected to return to the White House for a second term as President of the United States. Multiple news sources, including CBS, CNN and MSNBC, called the race around 8:20 PST, citing a projected victory in...
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