The two City Council veterans left standing after the Tuesday primary for Los Angeles mayor have a lot in common: political insiders, liberal Democrats, ties to labor, and so on. The runoff is May 21.
There will be a runoff in May for a pair of long-time Democratic operatives to determine the next mayor of Los Angeles.
Rioting broke out after the Lakers won the NBA title Sunday. The city is guarding against a similar problems during Wednesday's victory parade.