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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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.

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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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The FBI raided the home and offices of Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on Wednesday. He represents the 14th District, which includes Downtown LA, Boyle Heights and Eagle Rock.

Why did the FBI raid LA councilman’s office?

The FBI raided the home and offices of Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on Wednesday. He represents the 14th District, which includes Downtown LA, Boyle Heights and Eagle Rock.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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