| Mar 3, 2013
Voting may be the ultimate act of optimism. If it can't help, why bother? People who go to the polls are investing in the future of their city, asserting by their action that there is a choice to be made and that the choice is consequential.
| Apr 28, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Los Angeles’ oldest museum site, the Natural History Museum in Exposition Park, is celebrating its centennial this year with the debut of a new entrance halland outdoor nature center, capping a full makeover that’s already yielded new halls...
| May 5, 2013
"We're not planners, we're doers," Gil Cedillo repeats at campaign forums as he seeks election to the City Council's 1st District seat against Jose Gardea. It's a witty riposte to Gardea, who is seeking to succeed his boss of more than a decade, termed-...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a controversial rail yard near the Port of Los Angeles, setting the stage for possible court challenges, alleging violations of environmental and civil rights laws.
The proposal to build a staging...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:21 AM
As the two-year campaign to be Los Angeles' next mayor draws to a close, the candidates spent the weekend furiously courting voters across the city, trying to avoid the potential lowest turnout for an open mayoral seat in modern history. Wendy Greuel...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:33 PM
The mayor’s race was on the minds of voters Tuesday in Mount Washington, home to one of the most active voter precincts in Los Angeles.
Kate Amend, a film editor, wanted to cast a vote to make history.
“I voted for Wendy Greuel,” she...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:51 PM
The latest round of election results that trickled in Tuesday night showed City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel in a dead heat in the race to be the next mayor of Los Angeles.
With 8% of precints reporting, Greuel had 50% of...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:23 AM
The Los Angeles city clerk early Wednesday morning released final vote tallies for the citywide election, leaving only mail-in ballot results standing between candidates' victory and defeat.
With 100% of precincts reporting just after 3 a.m., clear...
| Sep 28, 2011
AEG has it all worked out: The stadium. The parking. The fast-track environmental impact report. There's only one thing missing....
| Oct 4, 2011
Occupy L.A.: Los Angeles City Council members on Tuesday visited the protesters who have camped outside City Hall. Councilman Bill Rosendahl plans to introduce a resolution tomorrow supporting the demonstrators....
| Oct 7, 2011
L.A. City Councilman Ed Reyes said he is interested in returning to the board of a San Gabriel Valley light rail project now that the governor has signed a bill exempting project officials from a state conflict of interest law....