BY DAVID ZAHNISER
LOS ANGELES TIMES
"It was a tough election cycle at Los Angeles City Hall. Now that the mailers and attack ads are behind us, whose fortunes rose -- and fell -- because of the whims of the electorate?
LAPD union: The Los Angeles Police Protective League spent nearly $746,000 on behalf of former prosecutor Carmen 'Nuch' Trutanich, who defeated Councilman Jack Weiss in a runoff election. Even more significant: In a race that was notably nasty, the police union's ads were by and large positive."