LA police on tactical alert after arsons

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department went on tactical alert after a string of arsons early Friday, with officers remaining on duty after their shifts ended.

LA pol urging new Coliseum leadership

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles politician says the county should take control of the LA Memorial Coliseum and lead a major renovation of the historic stadium.

LA County to attack rape kit backlog

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The sheriff in California's Los Angeles County says he's committing $3 million in next year's budget to help with the backlog in rape kit DNA testing.

LA supervisors drink from custom bottles

LOS ANGELES, March 31 (UPI) -- Los Angeles County supervisors drink from customized water bottles to avoid having a brand visible during their meeting broadcasts, records show.

Housing slump prompts run to tax offices

LOS ANGELES, March 21 (UPI) -- Declining values of homes in southern California have caused a run on property assessment offices by people seeking reassessments to lower their taxes.

Plan would move L.A. homeless to suburbs

LOS ANGELES, April 5 (UPI) -- In a major shift, the Los Angeles county board approved building five suburban shelters to end the concentration of homeless people in downtown Los Angeles.

Mixed report on California wildfires

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Firefighters were making progress against one raging Southern California wildfire Friday when another broke out in Burbank's, Wildwood Canyon wilderness.

President Bush promises park improvements

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- President Bush toured the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Saturday then helped with a trail restoration project by shoveling dirt.

Zev Yaroslavsky (born December 21, 1948) is a Los Angeles County politician. He served on the Los Angeles City Council from 1975 until 1994, when he was elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. He was preceded in both offices by Edmund D. Edelman.

Yaroslavsky represents the Third Supervisorial District of Los Angeles County, which encompasses the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Calabasas, as well as most of the western San Fernando Valley and other portions of the City of Los Angeles.

He graduated from the UCLA in 1971 with a double major in History and Economics, and obtained a Master's Degree in British Imperial History in 1972 from the same school. He is a graduate of Fairfax High School in the City of Los Angeles.

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