Information about candidates and issues in the May 21 Southern California elections

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 09:55 PM PDT

Battle Peaks Over Minimum Wage in LA Mayor's Race

Battle Peaks Over Minimum Wage in LA Mayor's Race

An issue up for debate in the race for Los Angeles mayor is a proposal to increase the minimum wage for hotel workers. Workers who would be affected by the increase spoke out about what the hike would mean to...

Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 07:14 PM PDT

Final Clash For Mayoral Candidates Before Election

Final Clash For Mayoral Candidates Before Election

Los Angeles City Councilmembers Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti face off in an election on May 21 to be the next Mayor of LA. Reggie Kumar reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 06:53 AM PDT

Los Angeles Race for Mayor Heating Up in Final Weeks

Los Angeles Race for Mayor Heating Up in Final Weeks

Los Angeles mayoral hopefuls trade barbs in the days before the LA city election. Conan Nolan reports from Westwood for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on April 29, 2013.

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 at 09:37 PM PDT

Race for LA City Attorney Heats Up

Race for LA City Attorney Heats Up

About 75 percent of all the LAPD Cases go through the LA city attorney's office. As the Los Angeles city election nears closer, the race for city attorney between candidates Carmen Trutanich and Mike Feuer is...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 10:52 PM PDT

Allegations Slung by Both Side in Contentious LA Mayor's Race

Allegations Slung by Both Side in Contentious LA Mayor's Race

In the final weeks of the campaign for mayor, candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are trading barbs. Greuel launched an ad questioning the campaign fundraising of Garcetti, while the city councilman...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 07:29 PM PDT

Watch: LA Mayoral Debate Between Greuel, Garcetti

Watch: LA Mayoral Debate Between Greuel, Garcetti

Los Angeles mayoral hopefuls City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel met in a debate Tuesday, April 22, to discuss education, the role of the city’s police department and how they would...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 12:02 AM PDT

LA Mayoral Candidates Get Testy in USC Debate

LA Mayoral Candidates Get Testy in USC Debate

NBC political analyst Sherri Bebitch Jeffe explains why City Councilman Eric Garcetti won Monday night s debate at USC, which had the candidates sparring over union affiliations and alleged ethics violations....

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 10:33 PM PDT

Both LA Mayoral Candidates Support Extending Measure R Sales Tax

Both LA Mayoral Candidates Support Extending Measure R Sales Tax

City Controller Wendy Greuel and City Councilman Eric Garcetti agreed that if elected mayor, they would back extending the half-cent sales tax meant to fund public transportation projects. This segment aired at...

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 10:32 PM PDT

LA Mayoral Candidates Lay Out Plans to Ease Traffic

LA Mayoral Candidates Lay Out Plans to Ease Traffic

City Controller Wendy Greuel and City Councilman Eric Garcetti cite pedestrian and bicycle safety, and a need for more left-turn signals and anti-gridlock zones as the impetus behind their plans to ease...

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 10:45 PM PDT

LA Mayoral Debate: Closing Statements

LA Mayoral Debate: Closing Statements

City Controller Wendy Greuel and City Councilman Eric Garcetti answer the question, "If elected, what is your priority during the first 100 days of your administration?" This segment aired at 7 p.m. on April 22,...

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