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February 26, 2001 | PATRICK McGREEVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As home to many of Los Angeles' most affluent neighborhoods and vibrant cultural institutions, the 5th Council District has lived up to its reputation for political activism by producing the largest field of candidates running for any council seat in the April 10 election. Voters in the district, which extends from Westwood through Bel-Air to Van Nuys, will pick from among 11 candidates--twice the average for other council seats--including former state Sen.
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February 26, 2001 | PATRICK McGREEVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As home to many of Los Angeles' most affluent neighborhoods and vibrant cultural institutions, the 5th Council District has lived up to its reputation for political activism by producing the largest field of candidates running for any council seat in the April 10 election. Voters in the district, which extends from Westwood through Bel-Air to Van Nuys, will pick from among 11 candidates--twice the average for other council seats--including former state Sen.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 2001
5th District vote--Ken Gerston's vote total in the District 5 City Council election was listed incorrectly in Thursday's Times. The correct totals for all District 5 candidates appear below. District 5 -- 99% Precincts Reporting Votes % Tom Hayden 14,774 34 Jack Weiss 9,654 22 Ken Gerston 3,808 9 Steve Saltzman 3,704 8 Laura Lake 3,689 8 Robyn Ritter Simon 2,127 5 Jill Barad 1,968 4 Nate Bernstein 1,871 4 Joe Connolly 1,313 3 Constantina Milonopoulos 619 1 Victor N. Viereck 290 1 --
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September 8, 2000
State Sen. Tom Hayden officially declared his candidacy Thursday for Mike Feuer's City Council seat, saying he wants to make Los Angeles a "good place to live instead of a good place to leave." "I hope to continue the battles for preserving and enhancing the community quality of life, the school system and the environment, which have been my passions for many years in Sacramento," Hayden told reporters at morning news conference at Laurel Canyon Park off Mulholland Drive.
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March 10, 2001 | PATRICK McGREEVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five candidates for Los Angeles' 5th City Council District called Friday for Police Chief Bernard C. Parks to be replaced as part of an effort to restore the credibility of the department. Other candidates, including former state Sen. Tom Hayden and former federal prosecutor Jack Weiss, also criticized the chief but did not call for his replacement.
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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.
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March 30, 2001
The 5th Council District is, in many ways, a microcosm of Los Angeles, reflecting the city's promise and its problems. Sweeping southward from Van Nuys and Sherman Oaks over the Santa Monica Mountains, the district takes in such affluent communities as Bel-Air, Westwood, Cheviot Hills and Beverlywood.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 2009 | David Zahniser
The March 3 race to replace Los Angeles City Councilman Jack Weiss is shaping up as a close contest, with six candidates almost evenly matched in their fundraising, according to campaign finance reports turned in this week. In a Westside district stretching from Westwood to Sherman Oaks, former Weiss aide Adeena Bleich reported that she has raised roughly $199,000, more than her opponents.
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December 5, 2008 | David Zahniser and Maeve Reston, Zahniser and Reston are Times staff writers.
The March 3 Los Angeles city election campaign came into sharper focus Thursday, with the final list of candidates emerging in what will probably be the two most competitive races -- city attorney and the race to replace Councilman Jack Weiss. Six people are running to replace Weiss, whose district stretches from Century City to Sherman Oaks. Meanwhile, five candidates -- including Weiss -- are vying to replace City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo, who is being forced out by term limits.
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April 6, 2001 | PATRICK McGREEVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In their final forum before next week's election, rivals for the 5th District seat on the Los Angeles City Council sparred Thursday night over the need to continue to revitalize Westwood, provide better public transportation and boost basic city services. With 10 of the 11 candidates attending the climactic forum sponsored by several student groups at UCLA, the contenders jousted over a range of issues, from the need for more paramedics to providing city support for the university.
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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.
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