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Antonio Villaraigosa

  1. California Democrats Did Well, But Not Perfectly, in PrimaryIt looks like Dems avoided the worst-case scenario of getting locked out of a few key U.S. House races. But they still have some problems.
  2. There Is a Lot at Stake in California’s Primaries TodayIncluding who controls the U.S. House of Representatives for the second half of Trump’s term.
  3. How 3 Races in California Could Cost Democrats Control of the HouseIn key districts, Democratic disarray is threatening to put winnable seats out of reach.
  4. The GOP Could Get Shut Out of California’s Gubernatorial ElectionIt could matter a lot nationally if Republicans are shut out of the general election in both of California’s top-of-the-ballot races.
  5. Charter School Billionaires Boosting Former L.A. Mayor’s Gubernatorial CampaignA network of wealthy charter school backers is financing ads for Antonio Villaraigosa into a general election with fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom.
  6. politics
    Trump Leaps Into California Governor’s Race, Endorsing John CoxIt’s a bitter pill to swallow for that other Republican candidate in the race, big-time Trump supporter Travis Allen.
  7. Politicians Are Gaming California’s Primary SystemThe original idea of top two was to help moderates win elections. But now the system is being used to reduce competition in general elections.
  8. A CA Bill to Encourage High-Density Development Near Transit Dies. For Now.An ambitious bill to force local governments to allow high-density housing near transit stops aroused a huge debate — and too much opposition.
  9. GOP Competition to Show Who Loves Trump Most Could Backfire in NovemberExtremist candidates have hurt the GOP in the recent past. Association with an unpopular extremist president could do the same this year.
  10. New California Poll Shows Feinstein Doing Well, Republicans Doing PoorlyCalifornia’s new voting system will be perilous for the GOP, which may have no general-election candidates for governor or senator.
  11. 2018 Democratic Wave Likely to Be a True Tsunami in CaliforniaThe Golden State has been trending Democratic of late. Everything that’s happened in 2018 could accelerate that trend.
  12. California Democrats Aren’t As Crazy As They SoundAfter a confab marked by a disputed chair election, protests, and obscene chants, it’s easy to overestimate the party’s problems.
  13. Celebrity Settings
    President Clinton Hangs Out at The ChurchillClinton cavorts with LA dignitaries after fundraiser
  14. Celebrity Settings
    John Mayer Takes Hunger Games Star to Medieval Times; Lindsay Lohan MeetsIn both cases, it’s unfortunately not what it sounds like.
  15. Willie Brown Takes Villaraigosa to Dinner; Thomas Keller on Sous-VideApparently, our mayor has an appetite for “extreme” eating.
  16. Mediavore
    Xiomara Chef Replaces Herself; HomeGirl, Boa, and Ford’s In At LAXThe Latin menu will change to more market-driven Cali cuisine, while a few local restaurants will expand top the airport.
  17. Slideshow
    Mark Peel, David Lefevre, and Ben Ford Have A Cook-Off For Restaurant WeekMayor Villaraigosa and Michael McCarty were among the judges at a chef-filled event.
  18. Mediavore
    Bin Laden Chef Gets Fourteen Years in Prison; Food Blogging For BabiesA cook lands in hot water while Tater Tots might be the best way to avoid dinner with an infant.
  19. Celebrity Settings
    Britney Spears Hits McDonald’s Drive-Through for V-Day; Mayor VillaraigosaValentine’s Day is spent at The Golden Arches for one pop star.
  20. Next Year in ‘Playboy’!Some female Israeli government officials are not happy that the consulate sanctioned Maxim’s “Women of the Israeli Defense Forces.” Bloomberg staffers overbooked a dinner at the home of L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and had to uninvite people. Harvey Weinstein is going after people who illegally downloaded Sicko, which he produced. Megan Ruddy may be the scribe behind the Southampton Press gossip column. A movement is afoot to get Isaiah Washington back on Grey’s Anatomy — and it’s being spearheaded by a gay activist. Paris Hilton’s neighbors aren’t pleased that her release from jail will cause a media frenzy at her house. A lot of famous people showed up at the funeral of former gossip reporter Claudia Cohen.