A story with more anecdote and commentary than actual data or on the record sources argues that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will struggle to keep up his "one percent" lifestyle.
In a comprehensive profile of outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, L.A. Weekly reveals that the former Democratic National Convention chairman has solicited Fox News host Bill O’Reilly for a job. According to the article: He had fervently hoped, friends and colleagues say, to land an Obama cabinet post as secretary of transportation. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who is likely to run for governor of California after his term as mayor expires next month, has wasted the vast majority of his time as mayor, according to the L.A. Weekly. In 2012, Villaraigosa spent 42 percent of his official work time on out-of-town travel, including 18 locations in just under four months. Show More Summary
It’s the end of the run for Antonio Villaraigosa. Not as mayor — he serves through June 30 — but as the only candidate in Los Angeles’ term-limit era ever to have ousted an incumbent running for re-election.
In a mayoral election driven in large measure by endorsements, one leading Los Angeles official remained conspicuously silent right to the end: the mayor himself. Tuesday, as he prepared to cast his ballot, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa kept his preference to himself.
Los Angelenos are finally heading to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes for our new mayor. It's out with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and in with either City Councilman Eric Garcetti or City Controller Wendy Greuel. Those who prefer to avoid polling places have hopefully already mailed in their ballots, but for those who still need to vote, we're here to help. [ more › ]
Whatever your politics, whatever your opinion of Los Angeles over the last eight years, you probably hate outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, because everyone does somehow. So bust out the pitchforks: the Board of Airport Commissioners is expected to vote...
The Board of Airport Commissioners is expected on Tuesday to name the Antonio R. Villaraigosa Pavilion after the mayor who appointed them. I guess it's worth a chuckle that the pavilion is late and over budget.
Gold will cover the money and politics beat for the WashPost. Before she started covering national politics and government, Gold covered the 2001 and 2005 races for mayor of Los Angeles between Antonio Villaraigosa and James Hahn and the City Hall beat.
The results are in for the May 4 gun buyback event in Los Angeles, as well as the total number of weapons surrendered during Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's administration. [ more › ]
Outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles announced this week that the Formula E all-electric open wheel race series will be making a stop in the heart of his city. Read more...
For five years a chorus of voices has been predicting bankruptcy for Los Angeles, while often calling for deeper cuts to city employee pensions. Today, however, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa proposed a budget for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 that includes a one-time surplus of $119 million. Show More Summary
The FIA's upcoming Formula E series has revealed two US dates on its début 2014 calendar (Los Angeles, Miami) and yesterday it took to LA's streets to promote the partnership. For Earth Day, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa welcomed Formula E Holdings CEO Alejandro Agag downtown along with a Formula E racecar for the exhibition. Show More Summary
Heading for the exit at City Hall, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday proposed to cancel the last installment of the pay raises that he and the City Council granted thousands of city workers in late 2007.
Before pedaling off into the sunshine at today's CicLAvia, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made a big announcement regarding L.A. tourism and the city's advances as a car-free destination. [ more › ]
Ed Leibowitz wrote the 2009 cover story for Los Angeles Magazine that pronounced Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa mostly a failure at the end of his first term. The cover image went a long way toward turning the mayor's media treatment at the time.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will pass the mayoral torch July 1, and tonight at 5 p.m. he will highlight his eight years in office in his eighth and final State of the City Address. Expected to focus on the areas of publicShow More Summary
Antonio Villaraigosa is scheduled to deliver his eighth and final State of the City speech as mayor starting at 5 p.m. in Royce Hall at UCLA. His people are billing the address as a call to mayoral hopefuls Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel to seriously address education issues. Inside: the opening video.
When Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced a $229-million upgrade to Terminal 5 at Los Angeles International Airport last week, he said the money would double the size of the lobby and pay for new carpeting, new baggage carousels and new facilities for international passengers.
Kate del Castillo is not dating Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, although the Mexican actress says she does like him. In an interview with her...