Zev Yaroslavsky

former member of LA City Council and LA Board of Supervisors; author of “Zev’s Los Angeles: From Boyle Heights to the Halls of Power”

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Zev Yaroslavsky is a former supervisor for Los Angeles County's 3rd District, which includes the Westside and parts of the San Fernando Valley, and a member of the Coliseum Commission. From 1975-1994, he served as a City Councilman for Los Angeles' 5th District.

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In a new memoir, former LA politico Zev Yaroslavsky reflects on his nearly 40 years in local office, first on the City Council, then on the Board of Supervisors.

How to improve LA government? Ideas from Zev Yaroslavsky

In a new memoir, former LA politico Zev Yaroslavsky reflects on his nearly 40 years in local office, first on the City Council, then on the Board of Supervisors.

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The leaked audio of racist comments made during a redistricting meeting among LA City Council members is yet another scandal in the city’s government, which already included corruption…

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