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  • Inland Empire seeks to regain control of Ontario airport from L.A.

    Inland Empire seeks to regain control of Ontario airport from L.A.
    Accusing Los Angeles of breaking agreements to foster a network of regional air centers and build up L.A./Ontario International, Inland Empire officials went to court last week to regain control of the struggling airport. In a motion filed Friday, the...
  • L.A. to allow spires on skyscrapers, easing 40-year-old flat-roof rule

    L.A. to allow spires on skyscrapers, easing 40-year-old flat-roof rule
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti heralded a rule change Monday that will allow the construction of skyscrapers with spires or slanted roofs -- revising a longstanding regulation that forced builders to make flat-topped structures. The decades-old rule...
  • L.A. Councilman Bernard Parks finds himself in political wilderness

    L.A. Councilman Bernard Parks finds himself in political wilderness
    For much of the past decade, Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks has been a force at City Hall. He helped topple a mayor, played a key role in steering the city through the Great Recession and served as a counterweight to the political pull of...
  • Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor

    Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor
    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl and former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver have raised a combined $3.5 million this year in their high-profile quest to win the Westside and San Fernando Valley seat held by termed-out L.A. County Supervisor...
  • $886,000 is all that will be paid out of $1-million Dorner reward

    $886,000 is all that will be paid out of $1-million Dorner reward
    Only about 89% of the $1-million reward offered during the search for former Los Angeles Police Officer Christopher Dorner has been distributed — and nothing more will be given, a Los Angeles city official said Wednesday. Vicki Curry,...
  • Former L.A. Mayor James Hahn lands in traffic court — as judge

    Former L.A. Mayor James Hahn lands in traffic court — as judge
    Peter Horton, the television actor who played Gary on "Thirtysomething," stood at the defendant's table in a Santa Monica courtroom and told the judge why he'd skipped his trial for allegedly failing to stop for a school bus boarding children. "I was...
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...
  • Who you gonna call: 'Drought Busters' or 'Water Conservation Response Unit'?

    Who you gonna call: 'Drought Busters' or 'Water Conservation Response Unit'?
    Dear Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Please bring back the “Drought Busters.” We’re in the midst of what could be the worst drought in California history, and despite calls for residents throughout the state to cut their...
  • Who comes after Jerry Brown as California's next governor: The three top picks

    Even as Californians prepare to elect — or, more likely, reelect — a governor in November, some of the state's top political minds are turning to the question of what comes after Gov. Jerry Brown. In one sense, it's a difficult question:...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti sets up a nonprofit to aid city initiatives

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti sets up a nonprofit to aid city initiatives
    Faced with limited financial resources at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti has created a nonprofit organization to raise money for some of his initiatives, including efforts to boost cultural tourism, find summer jobs for low-income teens and revitalize the...
  • Plaintiffs in Prop. 8 case renew vows a year later in Beverly Hills

    Plaintiffs in Prop. 8 case renew vows a year later in Beverly Hills
    The second time around, the grooms wore matching sleek, black suits. In a star-studded Beverly Hills party Saturday, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, two of the plaintiffs in the landmark case that struck down Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex...