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February 12, 2001 | ANTONIO OLIVO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As they campaign through some of Los Angeles' meanest streets and oldest neighborhoods, candidates in the 1st Council District are rarely far from local landmarks that have become symbols of civic dysfunction and crisis. Among them: * The former headquarters of the Rampart Division's anti-gang unit, center of the worst police corruption scandal in city history.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 12, 2001 | ANTONIO OLIVO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As they campaign through some of Los Angeles' meanest streets and oldest neighborhoods, candidates in the 1st Council District are rarely far from local landmarks that have become symbols of civic dysfunction and crisis. Among them: * The former headquarters of the Rampart Division's anti-gang unit, center of the worst police corruption scandal in city history.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 2001
Los Angeles' 1st Council District has some of the city's oldest housing and meanest streets. It is also the focal point of some tough political problems, including the Rampart Division police scandal and the battle over completion of the Belmont Learning Complex.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 2000 | ANNETTE KONDO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With six months of fund-raising under their belts, candidates for Los Angeles city attorney, controller and eight council seats are building up their war chests. By Monday, all candidates were required to file campaign disclosure statements for the six-month period ending June 30. In the city attorney race, candidate Mike Feuer, now a city councilman, reported $137,848 in contributions during the first six months of the year. Candidate Rockard J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 2000 | ANNETTE KONDO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With six months of fund-raising under their belts, candidates for Los Angeles city attorney, controller and eight council seats are building up their war chests. By Monday all candidates were required to file campaign disclosure statements for the six-month period that ended June 30. The elections will be in April. In the city attorney race, Mike Feuer, now the councilman for the 5th District, reported $137,848 in contributions from the first six months of the year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 2001 | ANTONIO OLIVO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Democratic state Sen. Richard Polanco plans to formally declare his candidacy today for a Los Angeles City Council seat, ending months of speculation about a next move for the Sacramento power broker facing state term limits. His announcement in one sense is expected. Polanco had pressed for a ballot measure to expand the county Board of Supervisors from five to nine members, partly in hopes of running for one of the new seats.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2001 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A major reduction in a church's controversial $40-million proposal to expand its headquarters in Mt. Washington has done little to dampen passions over the plan for the hilly enclave northeast of downtown Los Angeles. A debate over the proposal has raged for several years, since the nondenominational Self-Realization Fellowship said it would seek a conditional use permit to expand its headquarters at the old Mt. Washington Hotel, which it acquired in 1925.
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April 11, 2001 | TINA DAUNT and PATRICK McGREEVY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
With term limits forcing nearly half the Los Angeles City Council out of office, dozens of candidates on Tuesday faced off in heated--and sometimes costly--political battles. Early returns pointed to runoff elections in June in at least five of eight council races. The toughest battles being were waged in the 5th District, which stretches from Westwood through Bel-Air to Van Nuys, and in the 13th District, which includes parts of Hollywood, Silver Lake and Echo Park.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2001 | PATRICK McGREEVY and TINA DAUNT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
With Los Angeles at a political crossroads, 51 candidates, many of them veterans of City Hall, submitted papers on the first day of filing Wednesday to run for city offices that include mayor, city attorney, city controller and eight City Council seats. Dozens of others are expected to file declarations of intention to run for office by Tuesday to be eligible to take out nominating petitions later in the month for the April 10 election.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 2001 | TINA DAUNT and PATRICK McGREEVY and SUE FOX and HUGO MARTIN and BOB POOL and DAN WEIKEL
1st District This densely populated district is facing some of the toughest problems in the city. The area is patrolled by the scandal-plagued Rampart police division and is home to the controversial Belmont Learning Complex. Many of the neighborhoods in the Pico-Union district are overcrowded and plagued by crime. But the area is also enjoying a resurgence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 2001 | JAMES RAINEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Real estate broker Steve Soboroff became the only major candidate to signal his intention to pour his own funds into the campaign for mayor of Los Angeles, officially rejecting public matching funds as the election field solidified Tuesday, with six major candidates and 18 lesser-known ones in the race.
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