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Small Town’s Right-Wing Mayor Sets Tone for Le Pen’s Presidential Run in France

April 7, 2017 |

The far-right National Front is trumpeting Mayor David Rachline’s record in the Mediterranean town of Fréjus as evidence it is ready to govern France. What’s News Europe

No Plan After High School, No Diploma, Says Chicago Mayor

April 6, 2017 |

Don’t have a plan after high school? Don’t expect a diploma, says Rahm Emanuel. Under a new proposal from the Chicago mayor, high school students of Chicago Public Schools will need to prove they have a plan for their immediate future before they can graduate, reports the Chicago Tribune . To…

California Inc.: Mayor Garcetti to lay out future of Los Angeles

March 20, 2017 |

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

Where are job openings these days? Try down on the farm, where pay is rising well past…

L.A. Times – Business


Trailblazing Brazilian mayor marries same-sex partner

March 9, 2017 |

It was a 13-year courtship. But over the weekend, the mayor of the small Brazilian city of Lins finally tied the knot in front of 300 friends and family. – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

L.A. Mayor Garcetti’s name could, um, mark a pet-relief area at LAX

March 5, 2017 |

During a groundbreaking ceremony this week for a new terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, city officials noted that they had yet to come up with a name for the new facility.

The $ 1.6-billion midfield terminal, which will have 12 new gates and is to be completed in 2019, will be located…

L.A. Times – Business

Stereotype-Defying Mayor, 35, Could Be Next DNC Chief

February 20, 2017 |

Pete Buttigieg may not be a household name, but the youthful Indiana mayor just might end up becoming the next chief of the Democratic National Committee, which chooses its new leader Saturday. The South Bend mayor, who turned 35 last month, is being seen as somebody who could break through…

Texas Mayor: ‘I am Transgender’

February 2, 2017 |

Eight months after taking office, the mayor of a North Texas town has announced that she is transgender. Jess Herbst of tiny New Hope is believed to be the first openly transgender mayor in Texas, reports the New York Times . In an open letter posted Jan. 23 on the town…