Before dawn on January 17, 1994, the Northridge Earthquake struck Southern California. The magnitude 6.7 quake caused dozens of fatalities, collapsed buildings, and turned freeways into rubble. It was the costliest earthquake disaster in U.S. history. Within hours of the quake, Mayor Richard Riordan officially declared a State of Emergency, followed by a similar gubernatorial … Continued
Author: Teddy Kapur
Like many of you, today I’m shaken to the core by news of the Supreme Court’s plans to overturn Roe v Wade. I oppose any attempt to overturn Roe vs. Wade, and I commit to protecting abortion access in California. Every person should have access to the full range of reproductive health care services, including … Continued
Thanks to your support, we did it again! Yesterday was the deadline for all candidates to file their latest campaign finance reports. Six candidates filed reports. The records show—again—that we have received the most individual donations and the smallest average donation. We established this lead last year and have maintained grassroots momentum for 18 months. … Continued
Twenty three years ago I led a group of fellow college students on an immersive experience to gain first-hand perspectives from people experiencing homelessness. Since then I’ve sought out opportunities to better understand why some of us fall through the safety net, and I’ve dedicated my time and resources to helping families break the cycle … Continued
January vigil for Brianna Three months ago today 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer was working alone at a furniture store on La Brea Avenue when a man walked in and stabbed her to death. I live near the store, and I attended a vigil in Brianna’s honor. Shawn Smith is the prime suspect. Smith has a decade-long … Continued
Innovation is key to making Los Angeles the global capital of creativity. To demonstrate my commitment to innovation, today we are releasing the first ever NFTs used to support a Los Angeles political campaign. LA’s first ever political NFT campaign. Available for 3 weeks only. Sales close on April 29th. Each NFT will be delivered to … Continued
From BEVERLY PRESS AND PARK LABREA NEWS “Last month I attended the vigil in honor of Brianna Kupfer, the 24-year-old [woman] who was stabbed to death while working alone at the Croft House furniture store on La Brea Avenue. I live near the store and her tragedy lingers. Could we have prevented her murder? We … Continued
“Teddy Kapur will advocate for vulnerable members of our community, victims, everyday people, and small businesses that are too often overlooked. I endorse him for City Attorney.” – Chanchanit (Chancee) Martorell, Executive Director of Thai CDC (for affiliation purpose only) California is one of the largest sites of human trafficking in the United States. Chancee … Continued
Good news! The year-end fundraising reports are out and they demonstrate, once again, that we are running the most effective grassroots campaign. We continue to lead the field with the most individual donations and the smallest average donation. We have raised over $500,000 and tentatively qualified for an additional $300,000 from the City’s Matching Funds Program. Now … Continued
Like many of you, my family and I will travel to see loved ones for the holidays. Before signing off, I want to share some of the recent activity from the campaign trail. I have been busy meeting voters all over our great city. Yesterday I spoke at a forum hosted by the LA Business … Continued
I want to wish you and your family a joyful Diwali and holiday season. Thank you for your support for my candidacy for Los Angeles City Attorney. Each year Diwali brings back special childhood memories of lighting diyas throughout our home, doing a puja, and enjoying dinner with family and friends. Today as we celebrate … Continued
Sam Cassidy was armed with three semi-automatic handguns when he killed nine of his coworkers at the rail yard in downtown Santa Cruz in May. Cassidy purchased the firearms legally, as did the murderers responsible for the mass shootings in Indianapolis, Boulder, and Atlanta earlier this year. In each instance, we later learned that coworkers … Continued
We are #1 in the race for Los Angeles City Attorney! With all of the candidates’ June 30th fundraising reports in, we have received —by far— the largest number of donations. I appreciate your participation and support. I won’t let up. The race is too important. A more equitable Los Angeles is possible. Onward, Teddy
I urge the City Council to approve oil well inspections. Los Angeles has hundreds of active oil wells. Nearly three years ago, the City Council voted to draft an ordinance to establish a first-ever City Oil Well Compliance Inspection Program, but no action was taken. Today we have no inspection program for oil drilling. Last … Continued
Los Angeles – The campaign for Teddy Kapur for City Attorney announced an endorsement by the West Hollywood / Beverly Hills Democratic Club. A leading advocacy group for Democratic values, the West Hollywood / Beverly Hills Democratic Club had earlier honored Teddy Kapur with its “Democrat of the Year” award for his tireless service and … Continued
The campaign for Teddy Kapur for City Attorney announced a new endorsement by former California State Treasurer and State Controller John Chiang.
California Senator Maria Elena Durazo today announced her endorsement of Teddy Kapur for City Attorney.
Teddy Kapur, the son of immigrants, a father, a leading volunteer for homeless families, and an accomplished business attorney – is building a unique campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney.