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  • Firefighter awarded $1.1 million in racial bias suit

    Firefighter awarded $1.1 million in racial bias suit
    A civil court jury Monday returned a $1.1-million verdict against the city of Los Angeles, finding in favor of a black firefighter who said he had been discriminated against during a nearly three-decade career because of his race. The verdict comes...
  • Repairs to L.A. mayor's Getty House mansion total $375,000 so far

    Repairs to L.A. mayor's Getty House mansion total $375,000 so far
    The city of Los Angeles has spent $375,000 so far to fix up Getty House in the months leading up to Mayor Eric Garcetti's arrival, officials said Tuesday. Garcetti spokeswoman Vicki Curry said the General Services Department, which handles upkeep of...
  • Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, veteran L.A. school trustee, dies

    Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, veteran L.A. school trustee, dies
    Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, the most veteran member of the Los Angeles Board of Education, has died, the L.A. Unified School District confirmed Thursday. The 80-year-old retired administrator was the longtime principal at Washington Preparatory...
  • All-electric race series with Leonardo DiCaprio team headed to L.A.

    All-electric race series with Leonardo DiCaprio team headed to L.A.
    Gentlemen, start your batteries. Formula E, the world’s first fully electric race series, has confirmed its 10-city calendar for the 2014-15 season, including a stop in Los Angeles in early 2015. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is among those getting in...
  • Elect, don't appoint, to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte

     Elect, don't appoint, to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte
    The Los Angeles Unified school board has barely had time to mourn the loss of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte; now it must decide how best to fill her seat. LaMotte, a school board member since 2003, died last week at an education conference in San Diego....
  • Labor relations officer sides with L.A. on employee pension cuts

    Labor relations officer sides with L.A. on employee pension cuts
    A Los Angeles employee relations official delivered a stinging defeat to city labor leaders on Thursday, saying they failed to meet a procedural deadline for challenging a rollback in public employee pension benefits last year. In a 23-page report,...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking two-week vacation in Australia

    Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking two-week vacation in Australia
    After six months on the job, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to fly to Australia next week for a 15-day getaway. Garcetti, who vacationed in Belize in June, will travel with his wife, Amy Wakeland, and their 2-year-old daughter, Maya. City Council...
  • Duke of York, Barbra Streisand among guests at Global Gourmet Games

    Duke of York, Barbra Streisand among guests at Global Gourmet Games
    The event: The Global Gourmet Games, a gala fundraiser for FasterCures, staged as a high-spirited competition that pits guests against one another to answer questions about food, wine and related trivia, such as which country consumes the most chicken per...
  • 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...
  • 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...