la city attorney’s race…”a loss for mayor antonio villaraigosa”…a win for ag brown?

From the Los Angeles Times

Trutanich defeats Weiss in L.A. city attorney’s race

The outcome is also a loss for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who had backed Councilman Weiss. Ex-Assemblyman Paul Koretz holds a lead over council member David Vahedi in the 5th District race.

By Maeve Reston and David Zahniser


UPDATE:  and a win for ag brown?

From Neon Tommy – by David Cohen and Mark Evitt
Staff Reporter and Senior Editor

As the results came in and it became apparent that he would win, Trutanich appeared onstage with allies and family, including District Attorney Steve Cooley and Sheriff Lee Baca, Councilwoman Janice Hahn and Councilman Dennis Zine. He received a call from California Attorney General Jerry Brown, who is running for governor and said that he had been supporting him, although he had made no previous statement to that effect.

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