| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Two months ago, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission called for new and stringent limits on gifts to the city's politicians, saying such niceties can undermine the public's confidence in government when they come from people doing business at City Hall....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy, who has led the nation's second-largest school system since 2011, has told some top district officials that he could be leaving in coming months.
Deasy declined to discuss his intentions Thursday evening, saying...
| Oct 24, 2013
Human nature being what it is, people are going to have extramarital and intra-office affairs, and no amount of warning from friends, Scriptures or made-for-cable movies will prevent them. But anyone in a position of power to hire and fire is inviting...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa landed a new job Tuesday as an advisor to global public relations firm Edelman.
One person surprised by the news was Bill Ackman, who has employed Edelman in his well-publicized campaign against Los...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has taken on yet another job, this time as a senior advisor with the public relations firm Edelman, the company announced Tuesday.
Katie Burke, Edelman’s global public affairs chairwoman, said the...
| Sep 10, 2013
Re "Villaraigosa takes job with controversial Herbalife firm," Sept. 6
I worked phone banks for Antonio Villaraigosa. I walked precincts for him to be elected mayor of Los Angeles. I voted for Villaraigosa.
Villaraigosa is now working for Herbalife. I...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A group of black and Latino community leaders is calling on California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris to launch an investigation into nutritional products maker Herbalife Ltd., accusing the Los Angeles company of being a pyramid scheme.
The activists --...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that he plans to halt the merger of two major agencies that the city was looking to consolidate in an effort to streamline approval of real estate projects.
At a meeting with The Times editorial board,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has told at least five of the city's department heads that he has decided to keep them as high-level managers, part of his months-long effort to build a new administration.
Garcetti, who is going through a review of more...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter David Zahniser about Eric Garcetti’s first months as mayor of Los Angeles and his recent selections for city board members and commissioners.
After he was elected mayor, Garcetti put out a call to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:04 PM
After he was elected mayor, Eric Garcetti put out a call to civic-minded Angelenos to serve on city boards and commissions.
"We are looking for people with new ideas, practical experience, policy expertise and, most of all, a true commitment to public...