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Kathryn Barger faces off against Darrell Park in 5th District Supervisor’s race

The race for the Fifth District Supervisorial seat features Kathryn Barger, who is currently chief deputy to outgoing Supervisor Mike Antonovich, and Darrell Park, who previously worked in the White House Office of Management and Budget.
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Jackson Limousine owner dies of coronary

E.J. Jackson, who for 34 years distributed Thanksgiving dinner to mostly underserved families in South Los Angeles, died on Tuesday from a heart attack. Jackson was founder and owner of Jackson Limousine Service which through years transported some of the ...
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Third-party candidates try again to attract more voters

With less than a week to go before the 2016 presidential election takes its swan song, the electoral fireworks continue to ignite. From accusations of racism lodged against both major party candidates, to the leaking of private e-mails of the ...

California Congressional District races

23rd Congressional District… Kevin McCarthy (R) vs. Wendy Reed (D) Tea Party Republican and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is the incumbent, running against Democrat Wendy Reed. According to public records, McCarthy has already spent $7 million to keep the ...

Attorney General Kamala Harris eyes U.S. Senate seat

On the Nov. 8 ballot, in addition to helping elect the next leader of the free world, California voters have a lot of other issues to address. “The California voters guide is 244 pages long,” California Attorney General Kamala Harris ...
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Loretta Sanchez stands 20-year political career, record to make her an asset in D.C.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez is hoping to take her 20-year political career to the next level with a seat in the U.S. Senate. A Democrat, Sanchez faces off against California Attorney General Kamala Harris, also a Democrat. They were the two ...
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Warren Furutani, Steve Bradford compete for state senate position

The race for State Senate District 35 (San Pedro) will feature a faceoff between Democrats, Warren Furutani and Steve Bradford. Furutani is a civil rights activist and educator. He served on the Los Angeles United School Board District and the ...
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Our Weekly November 2016 Election Endorsements

President Hillary Clinton U.S. Senate Kamala Harris U.S. Representative Karen Bass Maxine Waters Isadore Hall
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California State Assembly candidates

To help OurWeekly readers make informed voting decisions on November 8th, below are brief profiles on five Black California State Assembly candidates, all incumbents, for districts within Los Angeles County. Each profile includes what each candidate sees as the most ...

Janice Hahn faces Steve Napolitano in 4th District Supervisor’s race

The contest for the Los Angeles County 4th Supervisorial will feature veteran politician Janice Hahn and Supervisor Don Knabe’s chief deputy Steve Napolitano in a non-partisan race.
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City homeless measure tops local ballot choices on Nov. 8

Several city of Los Angeles ballot measures will be considered on Nov. 8, the most pressing of which is Proposition HHH, officially the Homelessness Reduction and Prevention, Housing and Facilities Bond.
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Voters look at parks’ improvement

Among the many issues facing voters in November is Measure A, a 1 1/2-cent per square foot tax on improved properties in Los Angeles County to fund parks development and maintenance.
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Election rigging? Officials say not a chance in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County voters don’t need to worry about a rigged election, no matter what Donald Trump says, according to Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan.

Subway group urges “no” vote Measure M

Claiming that a measure proposed by the Metropolitan Transit Authority is racist and regressive, two transit advocacy organizations last week launched a campaign urging voters to reject Measure M. The legislation called the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan, would ...
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Pilot plan for jobs, housing

Two Los Angeles Cioty Council members this week proposed a pilot program intended to give homeless individuals a better and more permanent path off the streets by matching them with both job training and housing subsidies.
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