City Attorney Carmen Trutanich made it official and announced this morning that he is running for District Attorney of Los Angeles this year. Sheriff Lee Baca's support figures large in the flackage. Campaign website | Video
Rival candidate Alan Jackson is distributing a pledge Trutanich made while running for City Attorney in 2009, promising that if he ran for a higher office during his term Trutanich would pay $100,000 in personal funds to the LA's Best after school program — and buy full-page newspaper ads saying "I Am a Liar."
File photo of Trutanich