David Zahniser

Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times covering City Hall; former staff writer for the LA Weekly

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Three LA City Council members are calling for local elections get fully financed with taxpayer money.

The push to publicly finance LA elections

Three LA City Council members are calling for local elections get fully financed with taxpayer money.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti is halfway through his second and final term in office, but that hasn’t stopped one of the city’s biggest unions from releasing new ads attacking him.

Union workers attack Garcetti on homelessness, Green New Deal

Mayor Eric Garcetti is halfway through his second and final term in office, but that hasn’t stopped one of the city’s biggest unions from releasing new ads attacking him.

from Greater LA

Mayor Eric Garcetti's’ former deputy mayor, Raymond Chan, solicited donations from Chinese developers who wanted to build downtown.

Garcetti’s former deputy solicited donations from big real estate developers, emails show

Mayor Eric Garcetti's’ former deputy mayor, Raymond Chan, solicited donations from Chinese developers who wanted to build downtown.

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