David Zahniser

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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'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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

On Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his pick for the new LAPD chief: Michel Moore. Moore is currently an assistant chief. He’s been with the LAPD for 36 years.

Longtime LAPD vet Michel Moore picked as new chief

On Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his pick for the new LAPD chief: Michel Moore. Moore is currently an assistant chief. He’s been with the LAPD for 36 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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