Attorney, politician, and Democrat who have served Los Angels seeing that it’s 40th mayor from 2001 to 2005. He helped to keep carefully the town intact by defeating secession in the San Fernando Valley, Hollywood, and San Pedro. He graduated from Pepperdine College or university, where he received his bachelor’s and J.D. He offered as L.A. town Controller and as the town Lawyer in the 80s, before functioning his method up to Mayor. His sister can be Congresswoman Janice Hahn. He preceded Antonio Villaraigosa as mayor of LA.