Tom Hogen-Esch

California State University Northridge

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Professor of Political Science at California State University Northridge and co-author of Local Politics: A Practical Guide to Governing at the Grassroots

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Since California's progressive reform movement 100 years ago, LA City elections have been held in odd-numbered years, like this one.

Handicapping LA's Off-Cycle Election

Since California's progressive reform movement 100 years ago, LA City elections have been held in odd-numbered years, like this one.

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Despite big money from the unions thought to dominate the politics of Los Angeles, or perhaps because of it, LA City Councilman  Eric Garcetti  will be the next Mayor of Los Angeles.

With the Election over, What's Next at Los Angeles City Hall?

Despite big money from the unions thought to dominate the politics of Los Angeles, or perhaps because of it, LA City Councilman Eric Garcetti will be the next Mayor of Los Angeles.

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For the past 20 years, neighborhoods in the San Fernando Valley have been changing their names. West Hills split from Canoga Park; Valley Village left North Hollywood.

What's in a Name? Van Nuys Neighborhood Wants to Opt Out

For the past 20 years, neighborhoods in the San Fernando Valley have been changing their names. West Hills split from Canoga Park; Valley Village left North Hollywood.

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