“What are we doing?!”

Once again we mourn shootings in communities across America. This time the victims include nineteen children who were the same age as my son. It makes me sick. The atrocities in Buffalo, New York, Laguna Woods, California, and Uvalde, Texas were preventable. We must continue to demand common sense gun laws. Here in Los Angeles, … Continued

Our Homelessness Crisis Demands Urgency

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

Protect Roe v. Wade

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

We Did It Again!

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

Commitment

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

Remembering Brianna

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

LA’s First Political Campaign NFT

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

I Will Protect Victims of Human Trafficking

“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

We’re On Track To Win

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

LA Business Council Forum

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

Happy Diwali

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

End Gun Violence

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

Broad Support

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

Protect Neighborhoods. Approve Oil Well Inspections.

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

The West Hollywood / Beverly Hills Democratic Club Endorses Teddy Kapur for Los Angeles City Attorney

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