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.
(CNN) - The mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julián Castro, is likely to win re-election when the remaining votes from Saturday's election are tallied. With over 98% of precincts reporting, a preliminary tally showed Castro held 67% of the vote and stood 53 points ahead of his closest competitor in the six-way race. Candidates do […]
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...
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has given another$350,000 to the Coalition for School Reform, an independent expenditure (IE) group in Los Angeles supporting Antonio Sanchez for School Board in the East Valley District 6 LAUSD School Board race that will be decided May 21. Show More Summary
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...
The morning clouds had just burned off at 11 a.m. last Friday when Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and former Vice President Al Gore strode to a lectern outside the city Department of Water and Power’s headquarters. The air was...Show More Summary
LA City Council President Herb Wesson isn't giving up on the developer AEG's Downtown NFL stadium plan (which comes with plans to modernize the Convention Center). Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and City Councilmember Jan Perry want to figure out alternative Convention...
When the ex-LAPD supervillain Christopher Dorner rampaged across Southern California last month, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced a million-dollar reward for information leading to Dorner's capture. Three brave heroes...Show More Summary
SAN ANTONIO — Julian Castro is a politician in not too much of a hurry. This does not mean he lacks ambition. The 38-year-old mayor of San Antonio, which has boomed into the country’s seventh-largest city, came to national attention much as Barack Obama did, with a first-rate keynote speech at last year’s Democratic National [...]
Julian Castro is a politician in not too much of a hurry. This does not mean the 38-year-old mayor of San Antonio lacks ambition.
"I love life. And I get beaten up about the fact that I love life, from time to time." -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, quoted by the New York Times, reflecting on his term in office.