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Huizar prevails-and other L.A. city council election results

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - City Councilman Jose Huizar fended off a spirited challenge from former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina to retain his 14th District seat, headlining a winning night for council incumbents. “We did it!” Huizar shouted at his election-night party Tuesday night at Salesian High School, drawing cheers from the crowd. Huizar’s […]

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L.A. election move to even-numbered years hopes to boost voter turnout

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles and LAUSD elections will be moving from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years thanks to a pair of charter amendments approved by voters. Backers of the charter amendments on Tuesday’s ballot said the move will help boost voter turnout by including city and Los Angeles Unified School District issues on […]

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Voters head to polls today to decide on 7 city council seats

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles voters will head to the polls today to select from among more than 30 candidates vying for City Council seats in seven races, with two open seats up for grabs and one contest featuring a showdown between two Eastside political veterans. Former County Supervisor Gloria Molina is the best […]

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L.A. voters to decide on LAUSD officials and election timing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles voters will be asked on Tuesday whether city and school board officials should be elected in the same year as the president and the governor, instead of hold local elections in the off-years. Charter Amendment 1 and Charter Amendment 2 on the March 3 ballot calls for holding city […]

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Inglewood OKs plan for NFL stadium at old Hollywood racetrack

INGLEWOOD (CNS) - The Inglewood City Council has voted unanimously to approve an 80,000-seat stadium at the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack as proposed by the owner of the St. Louis Rams, bypassing the need for a referendum. Instead of approving the stadium Tuesday night, the council could have scheduled another hearing on […]

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