13 has been uniformly positive, and Harris is already sucking up money and securing endorsements, including from local players such as District Attorney Jackie Lacey and City Council President Herb Wesson. City Hall has become a pretty boring place without An Vil, and the lack of a qualified competitor to Harris would water down the race.
His candidacy would, at minimum, make for a better contest and be at least as entertaining as an episode of “The Walking Dead.”What happens next? So the question remains: Antonio, Antonio, what art thou thinking, Antonio?
His second term was better — it couldn’t have been worse than the first — but it hardly swung his legacy.A., but do the people saying that actually know how he fared as mayor?It’s not like there’s unshakeable support and you can compare An Vil in L. to a Kennedy in Massachusetts or a Bush in Texas — a they remember his leadership.Click here for more information on the history of this important day. Get involved and wear your jeans to raise awareness about the myths surrounding sexual assault, and show your support for victims and survivors of rape!This year, Mayor Villaraigosa will be joining LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, Superintendent John Deasy, Peace Over Violence and our community and City partners to commemorate the 13th Annual Denim Day in a press event on April 24, 2012, at AM at Peace Over Violence Headquarters, 1015 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Click here to find out about different ways to get involved and show your support by registering to wear jeans on April 24th.” Would Harris be a great or even an effective senator? A lot of people down here like her, but she’s a Bay Area product, and distance makes it difficult to judge a politician’s intricacies.Perhaps there’s an Anyone But Harris sentiment in Nor Cal. The initial swell since she declared her candidacy on Jan.After a failed run for governor, Richard Riordan has assumed Stately Old Guy Authority Status, with his legacy as a civic leader clearly defined. Two years after shuffling off the civic coil, the man who never met a TV camera he didn’t like is at it again.Villaraigosa has spent the last few weeks as just about the biggest topic of conversation in California politics. It’s a fun parlor game, with educated guesses galore and trial balloons floated up and down the Golden State.He was kind of a political one-hit wonder, the Flock of Seagulls of mayors. Villaraigosa stampeded into the mayor’s office in 2005, knocking off an incumbent in Hahn.Angelenos were excited about the potential of the city and its dashing leader with the million-dollar grin. Coyote, taking opportunity and letting it blow up in his face.