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Jan Perry

The Answer To Downtown's Problem?

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 09.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Mayor Eric Garcetti named former Councilwoman Jan Perry as interim general manager of the Economic Development Department on Tuesday, one of a number ...

WHOA: Former Opponents Considering Unusual Partnership

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 08.04.2013 | Los Angeles

Even with this aspect of their political life over, the five Los Angeles City Council members leaving office on June 30 say they expect to remain invo...

Los Angeles Gets 'In Sync' to Address Traffic

Jan Perry | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

Los Angeles is one of the most populated cities in the nation. It's a city of 12 million plus vehicles and, at times, it can feel like all 12 million are trying to get to the same place at the same time. In fact, across the country, Los Angeles has become synonymous with gridlock.

Let The Voting Begin!

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.05.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Voters in Los Angeles gave a collective shrug Tuesday to the contest to replace Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, turning out in small n...

Making Our Dollars Speak for Us -- Divesting in Assault Weapons Industry, a Powerful Step Forward

Jan Perry | Posted 04.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

Too often, I have had the sorrowful experience of attending funerals of men, women, and children who have been gunned down on the streets of Los Angeles. Even though violent crime has been on the decline, no amount is acceptable. I took a stand against this violence.

Jan Perry: Speaking Power to Truth

Madeline Janis | Posted 04.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Madeline Janis

Has Councilmember Perry been willing to stand up to the corporate lobbyists whose clients have been her biggest financial supporters and the beneficiaries of her advocacy over her 12-year tenure on the City Council?

Kathleen Miles

Not Thrilled With Garcetti Or Greuel? Check Out These Three Alternate Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.01.2013 | Los Angeles

Not thrilled by Councilman Eric Garcetti or Controller Wendy Greuel, the two front-runner candidates in LA's 2013 mayoral race? Luckily, you have t...

Kathleen Miles

The Frank, Grassroots Candidate For Mayor

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.01.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Councilwoman Jan Perry, a candidate in LA's 2013 mayoral race, is vying to be the first, female African American to run the city. Pe...

Frank Talk on Solar Energy, Why I Asked the City Council to Analize the DWP's Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Proposal

Jan Perry | Posted 01.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

Let's be clear -- solar energy makes sense for Los Angeles. I believe the City of Los Angeles can be the leader in solar energy and technology; we have the people, the brain trust and the climate here to make this happen.

Mayoral Candidates Disagree Over What To Do With Beverly Hills

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 03.08.2013 | Los Angeles

In a mostly amicable race so far, one of the first issues to divide the leading candidates for Los Angeles mayor involves another city altogether -- B...

Mayor Candidate: Don't Underestimate Me!

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 03.09.2013 | Los Angeles

Councilwoman Jan Perry's campaign for mayor is as much about overcoming perceptions as it is persuading people to vote for her. "I don't understand w...

All Of LA's Mayoral Candidates Are United Against One Thing

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 01.15.2013 | Los Angeles

One day after the City Council tentatively agreed to place a half-cent sales tax hike on the spring ballot, the four leading mayoral candidates critic...

Outsourcing Hollywood, Billions Leave Local Economy, Families Separated

Kevin James | Posted 11.12.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

One of America's most lucrative exports is entertainment. It wasn't long ago that L.A. was the entertainment capital of the world. But lack of a vision for L.A.'s future by current city leadership has led to the destruction of a local industry.

Los Angeles City Officials Were Warned of "Lost" Millions Years Ago And Did Nothing

Kevin James | Posted 10.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

Californians up and down the state have started asking questions about their own city's finances and accounting practices as well, particularly because of municipal bankruptcy fears that have been sweeping the state.

10-Year-Old Fire Audit Ignored by Controller and City Council -- Public Safety Crisis in L.A. Continues

Kevin James | Posted 08.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

The LA Fire Department response time has been a serious failure, making our city more dangerous. While that concern is understandable and indeed warranted, I remain optimistic that the LAFD will solve this crisis.

Jan Perry To City Council President: 'I Feel Your Wrath, I Feel Your Power'

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Posted 05.17.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton An explosion of verbal fireworks set off the Los Angeles City Council's 90 minu...

Marcus Baram

L.A. Plagued With Homeless Shelter Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 02.16.2012 | Business

Los Angeles may be known for the glamor of Hollywood and the glitz of Beverly Hills, but it's also the homeless capital of America. More than 51,0...

PHOTOS: Meet Our Candidates For Mayor

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles & Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.21.2013 | Los Angeles

Who will be the next mayor of Los Angeles? Judging from the numbers so far, either LA City Controller Wendy Greuel or City Councilman Eric Garcetti, ...

Teary-Eyed Success: Polluting Plant Relocates After Making Community Sick

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.21.2011 | Los Angeles

The South Los Angeles 28th Street Elementary School community has been fighting for eight years to close down the polluting plant that was making thei...