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Los Angeles Times Endorsements: March 8 city election

 

Paul Krekorian for City Council's 2nd District

February 3, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Paul Krekorian for City Council's 2nd District

The district deserves better, which is why The Times endorses Paul Krekorian for City Council.

To change the L.A. City Council

February 27, 2011

March 8 Endorsements

For Los Angeles City Council, The Times endorses Tomas O'Grady for District 4, Rich Goodman for District 6 and Herb Wesson Jr. for District 10

In tackling L.A.'s serious problems, a pair of challengers are the best choices in Districts 4 and 6. In District 10, it's the incumbent.

Parks in Council District 8

February 12, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Bernard C. Parks in City Council District 8

He brings strength and independence to the City Council. He deserves reelection in District 8.

Mitch Englander in City Council District 12

February 5, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Mitch Englander in City Council District 12

He's the best of several good choices to fill a Valley seat.

Rudy Martinez for L.A. City Council's 14th District

February 4, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Rudy Martinez for L.A. City Council's 14th District

The challenger to City Council incumbent Jose Huizar has deep ties to the community.

Taking aim at pensions

February 15, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Yes on Measure G

Measure G would reduce retirement benefits to newly hired police officers and firefighters. It's a good first step.

Yes on Measure H

February 18, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Yes on Measure H

Campaign reform isn't easy, and Measure H isn't perfect. But it's a step in the right direction.

Yes on Measures I and J

February 18, 2011

March 8 Endorsements

Yes on Measures I and J

Yes vote on Measures I and J would give the city greater oversight of the DWP.

Vote no on Measure L

February 14, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

No on Measure L

It seeks to ensure the library system's revenue stream. But it's a bad solution to a difficult problem.

No on Measure M

February 20, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

No on Measure M

L.A.'s proposed tax on medical marijuana dispensaries would be an unfair and dangerous step.

Yes on Measure N

February 21, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Yes on Measure N

It sensibly removes from the City Charter rules on campaign contributions and candidates' spending that are unconstitutional.

No on Measure O

February 17, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

No on Measure O

L.A.'s proposed oil extraction tax would be excessive and duplicative, and it would have a minuscule impact on city revenues.

Yes to an emergency fund

February 8, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Yes on Measure P

Measure P would amend the City Charter to create a reserve account.

Yes on Measure Q

February 21, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

Yes on Measure Q

It would make some common-sense changes to the process of testing for civil service jobs.

For the L.A. Unified board

January 24, 2011

March 8 Endorsement

For the L.A. Unified board

The Times recommends the Rev. Eric P. Lee in District 1, Tamar Galatzan in District 3, Luis Sanchez in District 5 and Richard Vladovic in District 7.

Rebuilding Bell

February 7, 2011

March 8 Endorsements

Rebuilding Bell

All five City Council seats must be filled as the city takes another step in its recovery from scandal.

Copyright © 2011, Los Angeles Times

 

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