Posts Tagged ‘Antonio Villaraigosa’

Prof. Dr. Antonio Villaraigosa, M.A., M.S., Ph.D., M.D., D.D., and B.S.

Saturday, October 26th, 2013
Antonio Villaraigosa, wikimedia

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa brought Los Angeles to the brink of bankruptcy, as warned another former mayor, Richard Riordan. The next recession still could see L.A. go BK. Also on Villaraigosa's watch, the city's schools continued to underperform, and its roads continued to crumble...

Could this man beat Jerry Brown?

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
Thomas Steyer

Odds are, Gov. Jerry Brown will be with California until 2019. Consider the political situation. It’s no secret that Brown, now 75 years old, would like to be the longest-serving governor in California history. Although he hasn’t formally announced, he is all but sure to run for re-election i...

Governor Villaraigosa?

Monday, July 1st, 2013

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Villaraigosa to Obama

Monday, March 11th, 2013

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Los Angeles teeters on the brink of bankruptcy

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Editor’s Note: This is the Tenth in a CalWatchDog.com Special Series of in-depth articles on municipal bankruptcy Nov. 13, 2012 By Brian Calle Taxpayers in Los Angeles are facing a major crisis if Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other officials do not begin to address the systemic, structural ...

The Complete Guide to John Burton’s Tirades, Outbursts and Expletives

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Sept. 4, 2012 By John Hrabe California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton kicked off the Democratic National Convention Monday by comparing Republicans with Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. “They lie and they don’t care if people think they lie… Joseph Goebbels -- it’s the big lie, y...

Dem confab sports California stars

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Sept. 4, 2012 By John Seiler Except for a hilarious Clint Eastwood stand-up routine, last week's Republican convention in Tampa featured hardly any Californians. At their convention this week in Charlotte, Democrats are showing off their powerful California delegation. The Democratic schedule see...

Taxing 60 years ahead for jobs now

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Aug. 23, 2012 By Katy Grimes When the government tries to create jobs, taxpayers beware. Government-created jobs are always more expensive, paid for with special taxes and bonds, and often for projects that are unnecessary, overblown, and could have been done by the private sector. However, we ...

Infighting could derail federal transport bucks for L.A.

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

June 14, 2012 By Tori Richards Los Angeles stands to receive federal transportation dollars for the first time in nearly a decade, yet local infighting could derail the project, officials say. Allegations of influence peddling with a campaign donor tied to President Obama and lawsuits charging co...

Minor traffic violations hit ‘little people’

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

May 9, 2012 By John Seiler Minor traffic fines are a part of life. They're supposed to warn us not to do something again: park by a fire hydrant, park where the curb is the wrong color, park with an expired meter -- or park in the wrong place on streetsweeping day. Such petty violations aren't su...