Bill Boyarsky

LA Observed, Truthdig and Jewish Journal

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Columnist at TruthdigLA Observed and Jewish Journal; senior consultant for the Center for Governmental Studies and Adjunct Professor of Journalism at USC's Annenberg School of Communication; former City Editor and Columnist for the Los Angeles Times; Vice President of the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission; author of Inventing LA: The Chandlers and Their Times; and Big Daddy: Jesse Unruh, Power Politics and the Art of the Possible

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LA County’s five Supervisors represent more than 11 million people; each member has more constituents than some US Senators.

Latino Activists Try End Run Around LA Board

LA County’s five Supervisors represent more than 11 million people; each member has more constituents than some US Senators.

from Which Way, L.A.?

In Sacramento, Governor Brown and his wife, Anne Gust Brown, live in a loft apartment in an old building restored with redevelopment money.

Can Redevelopment Survive Jerry Brown?

In Sacramento, Governor Brown and his wife, Anne Gust Brown, live in a loft apartment in an old building restored with redevelopment money.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Democratic State Senator  Rod Wright  was arraigned today on  felony charges  of perjury and voter fraud.

Senator Rod Wright Indicted for Fraud, Perjury

Democratic State Senator Rod Wright was arraigned today on felony charges of perjury and voter fraud.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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