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  • Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar

    Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and his attorney welcomed the completion of a confidential city investigation into sexual harassment claims against him, saying through a spokesman Friday that the findings supported their assertion that the...
  • Judge in DWP case: The public should know how public money is spent

    Judge in DWP case: The public should know how public money is spent
    DWP union boss Brian D’Arcy had his day in court Tuesday and lost. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Chalfant denied the request from D’Arcy and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to block subpoenas issued by...
  • Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address

    Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti presented a long and eclectic list of initiatives in his first State of the City address Thursday, promising to reinvigorate the city's major boulevards, cut taxes for businesses, put building records online and keep a...
  • Sen. Yee's gun control persona clashes with picture in FBI affidavit

    SACRAMENTO -- An FBI affidavit alleging that state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) offered to set up an arms deal paints a starkly different picture of Yee than his public persona as a supporter of gun control and advocate against gun violence. In...
  • L.A. Unified's decision to move students sparks furor

    L.A. Unified's decision to move students sparks furor
    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...
  • Sen. Yee charged with trafficking firearms in sweeping FBI probe

    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) was charged Wednesday with conspiring to commit wire fraud and traffic firearms, part of a sweeping public corruption case outlined by federal prosecutors. The...
  • Spreading the Pentecostal spirit

    Spreading the Pentecostal spirit
    "Dios es bueno!" (God is good!) Pastor Rene Molina moved among the sea of believers, bestowing blessings with his touch. He placed a hand on one worshiper's head, sparking such emotion that the man fell to the floor. "Jesus was an immigrant and...
  • California's Democratic politicians: The logjam cracks, soon to break

    The rush of interest by local politicos and would be politicos to succeed veteran Congressman Henry Waxman underscored an odd truth about California politics: in a state that prides itself on chasing the next snazzy new thing, most of its high-ranking...
  • Villaraigosa backs Wendy Greuel's congressional bid

    Villaraigosa backs Wendy Greuel's congressional bid
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Wendy Greuel’s congressional bid Tuesday, saying her background made her the best candidate for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. “Wendy Greuel is the right choice,...
  • Assembly Speaker Perez backs Ted Lieu in race for Congress

    California Assembly Speaker John A. PĂ©rez (D-Los Angeles) has added his name to a growing list of endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is running for Congress. "Ted's smarts, skills, tenacity and record make him the best choice for...
  • Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money

    More than a week after Rep. Henry A. Waxman touched off a political earthquake with his retirement announcement, aftershocks are rippling across his Westside-South Bay district. State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel,...