| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The powerful L.A. County Federation of Labor threw its weight behind seven L.A. City Council candidates in the March 5 election -- but remained silent on the three biggest contests....
| Apr 8, 2013
Over the past few weeks, the race for mayor of Los Angeles has been less a contest of ideas and leadership than it's been an endorsement roulette, with Controller Wendy Greuel and Councilman Eric Garcetti trotting out their latest pledges of support as...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Fifty-eight candidates have qualified to run for city offices in Los Angeles' March 5 election, with the majority looking to fill open seats on the City Council, according to the final list from the City Clerk's office....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Members of the Salvadoran community in Los Angeles will realize a long-awaited dream when groundbreaking begins Saturday on a plaza to honor Msgr. Oscar A. Romero, a Catholic archbishop who was slain in 1980 during El Salvador's civil war.
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:27 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The new federal crackdown on the notorious Los Angeles-based Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 street gang is being cheered by some local officials, though others worry about some of the side effects.
The designation gives the U.S. Treasury...