| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Three Los Angeles City Council members -- including a candidate for mayor -- asked their colleagues Tuesday to consider pulling city pension money from the investment firms that own the Los Angeles Times if they sell the publication to buyers who do not...
| May 4, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Los Angeles International Airport's neighboring community and labor organizations are hosting a town hall Saturday in response to the L.A. City Council’s approval this week of a $4.76-billion renovation project, which includes a controversial plan...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved $40 million for an underground Crenshaw Line station in Leimert Park, which for years has been a source of friction between officials and the community.
Councilmember Bernard C. Parks, whose...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The jet crash that set a hangar ablaze late Sunday and is presumed to have killed at least two passengers is adding fuel to some longstanding calls to severely reduce activity at the Santa Monica Airport or close it altogether.
Fire officials said the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Santa Monica Airport is steeped in glamour and history.
Douglas Aircraft Co. built its famous DC-3s there, and in 1924 it was the jumping off point for U.S. Army pilots who were the first to circumnavigate the globe by air. The first woman to fly the U....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Damien Newton, bicyclist, bicycle advocate, founder and editor of Streetsblog LA — and owner of three bikes and one car — listens as I tick off complaints from drivers about bicyclists on the roads of Los Angeles: They blow through stop signs;...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Highland Park Patient Collective has been praised by Yelp reviewers for its sample room where patients can try their meds, its PlayStation 3 and stockpile of games and its cheap outdoor kush that's good for rolling blunts.
But don't expect the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson was easily reelected president of the city's lawmaking body for two more years, cementing his status as one of the region's most powerful elected officials.
Wesson, who has been council president for the last 18...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday appointed three Los Angeles representatives to the board of the county’s transportation agency, one of the biggest decisions the new mayor has made so far that will influence his administration’s...
| Oct 29, 2012
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's goal of having a police force of 10,000 sworn officers is fiscal folly if the city is forced by layoffs in civilian staff to pull cops off the street to take over clerical tasks, two City Council members said....
| Nov 16, 2012
New firehouses should be built in Los Angeles' hillside neighborhoods where rescuers take longer to reach victims in need, a city councilman said....