Villaraigosa will teach policy at USC

Former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been appointed a professor of practice at the USC Price School of Public Policy. The university announced Villaraigosa’s appointment in a press release on Friday. The title of “professor of practice” is reserved for individuals who have made “significant contributions in the public practice of their field of expertise,” according […]

USC trustee will not run in 2013 mayoral race

USC Trustee and developer Rick Caruso will not run for L.A. mayor in 2013, he announced in a statement Thursday night. Caruso, the namesake for USC’s Catholic Center, is known for developing the Grove and the Americana at Brand shopping centers and for serving as a former city commissioner. “As a lifelong Angeleno, I have […]

Obama attracts Trojans at LA Live

President Barack Obama stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at his star-studded “30 Days to Victory Concert” at LA Live. More than 6,000 people packed the Nokia Theatre to hear an all-star lineup of musical acts including Katy Perry, Jon Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind & Fire. Actor George Clooney, Mayor […]