| May 3, 2015
| 5:50 PM
The Los Angeles Fire Department has been hit with a steady stream of personnel lawsuits over the last decade, some of them extraordinarily expensive.
The City Council spent $1.5 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by a black firefighter who...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's search for a new fire chief has been framed largely by well-publicized problems with the agency's 911 dispatch system and reports of delayed responses to life-and-death emergencies.
But another deep-rooted, if less...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:49 PM
The consultant who oversaw former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel's race for mayor last year has signed on with a competitor to Greuel's campaign for an open congressional seat.
Bestselling author and spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson revealed that L....
| Jan 28, 2014
It's always satisfying to see an elected leader fulfill a campaign pledge, and it's all the better when a promise kept restores a popular and effective program. City Atty. Mike Feuer announced last week that he's begun hiring to double the number of...
| Mar 22, 2013
As the mayoral candidates crossed the two-month mark until the runoff election, Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are struggling with a bit of a paradox -- the two long-time, pro-labor Democrats are jockeying over which of them is more likely......
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:00 AM
With less than four weeks to go until voters head to the polls to select Los Angeles’ next mayor, the candidates are sparring about advertising.
Eric Garcetti’s campaign is accusing Wendy Greuel of violating federal disclosure laws in a move...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich, engaged in a tough fight for his job in this month’s election, picked up support on Wednesday from his predecessor, Rocky Delgadillo.
In 2001, Delgadillo defeated then-Councilman Mike Feuer in a close,...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:00 AM
As Wendy Greuel released a new television ad hitting mayoral rival Eric Garcetti for his ties to a real estate developer convicted of bank fraud, a union backing her dropped another $850,000 into an effort supporting her bid.
The new spending by the...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:01 AM
A proposal to raise the minimum wage for hotel workers to $15 per hour became an issue in the mayoral contest over the weekend, with Wendy Greuel supporting it as labor activists backing her used the proposal to urge voters to support her. Rival Eric...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Former lawmaker Mike Feuer and City Councilman Dennis Zine continue to hold leads in their races for citywide Los Angeles offices, new polling showed Monday.
In polling conducted April 29 through May 7 by the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
In the final days of the contentious contest for Los Angeles city attorney, some of the area’s political leaders, once reticent to make endorsements, are choosing sides.
Former lawmaker Mike Feuer picked up a big endorsement Tuesday from Los...