| Mar 16, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The two schools are a two-minute drive apart in similarly low-income, largely immigrant neighborhoods. But to hear students tell it, the two places might as well be different planets.
Lincoln High School in Lincoln Heights, located on the edge of...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:12 PM
The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission on Thursday imposed a $22,500 fine on a Los Angeles car dealer who failed to disclose that he had paid for two large signs backing former City Atty. Carmen Trutanich during last year's election campaign....
| Oct 24, 2011
What's a rebel to do? In New York, demonstrators have tussled with police, and in Rome, authorities used tear gas on them. Meanwhile, members of Occupy L.A. pitched their tents, erected their signs and girded for battle with the establishment, only to...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:56 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich today called for a review of expenditures made by the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority -- the latest volley after three high-profile officials, including South Pasadena Councilman...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:14 AM
The long-awaited Paddle the Los Angeles River pilot program got off to a wobbly start Monday as two dozen civic leaders in hard hats and bulging life vests stepped into kayaks and pushed out through murky ripples in the Sepulveda Basin.
The group of...
| Nov 14, 2011
I've occasionally given City Councilman Ed Reyes a hard time. A few weeks ago, when he introduced a motion to let his colleagues violate the city's Arizona boycott policy, established in response to that state's repugnant immigration law, it seemed...
| Feb 20, 2013
As voters in Los Angeles City Council District 1 seek a successor to termed-out incumbent Ed Reyes, they have two good choices.
Jose Gardea is Reyes' chief of staff and would be more likely to pursue Reyes' planning and service-based approach to...
| 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.
| Oct 18, 2011
Los Angeles City Councilman Ed Reyes on Tuesday abandoned a push to exempt his colleagues from a boycott of Arizona, saying he did not want the city to be viewed as “wishy washy” on immigration and civil rights. Reyes called on the council...
| Nov 8, 2011
A key Los Angeles City Council panel agreed Tuesday to give a contract worth up to $97.5 million to a company with 9,000 employees in Arizona. The action drew complaints that such a move violates the city’s business boycott of the state....
| Nov 14, 2011
Prevented by term limits from running for reelection to the state Assembly next year, Gil Cedillo said Monday he will be a candidate in the 2013 election for the 1st District seat on the Los Angeles City Council. Term limits......