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  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti expected to announce plan for $13.25 minimum wage

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti expected to announce plan for $13.25 minimum wage
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is circulating a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour over three years, followed by annual boosts keyed to inflation, according to business representatives and City Hall officials. The action is...
  • L.A. councilman to hold forum to ease tensions over LAPD shooting

    L.A. councilman to hold forum to ease tensions over LAPD shooting
    A Los Angeles city councilman has organized a public meeting for Tuesday evening to ease tensions over the controversial shooting of a mentally ill man in South Los Angeles last week. Councilman Curren Price said he organized the 7 p.m. meeting at...
  • L.A. councilman's ex-aide charged in water district corruption case

    L.A. councilman's ex-aide charged in water district corruption case
    Prosecutors filed felony public corruption charges on Tuesday against a former high-level aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price, alleging the advisor participated in a scheme to send money from a Torrance-based nonprofit group to an elected...
  • Former lobbyist, wife charged in embezzlement scheme

    Former lobbyist, wife charged in embezzlement scheme
    A former lobbyist who spent the last year working for Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price was charged Tuesday in what prosecutors described as an elaborate embezzlement scheme that funneled thousands of dollars in public funds to a water district...
  • L.A. activists plan $15-minimum-wage ballot measure

    A coalition of activists is pushing Los Angeles to follow in the footsteps of Seattle and boost its minimum wage across the city, drafting a ballot measure that would hike the hourly base to $15. California's minimum wage recently rose to $9 an hour and...
  • Racial remarks attributed to Donald Sterling face widespread rebuke

    Racial remarks attributed to Donald Sterling face widespread rebuke
    A Los Angeles councilman says he won't attend Clippers games as long as Donald Sterling is owner after a recording was made public that purports to show the NBA team's owner making racist statements. Councilman Curren Price, whose South L.A. district...
  • L.A. Council president wants third-party review of Donald Sterling

    L.A. Council president wants third-party review of Donald Sterling
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson called Monday for a third-party independent review to determine whether Clippers owner Donald Sterling violated any nondiscrimination laws as part of his tenure with the team. In a letter to NBA...
  • L.A. Council backs ban of Donald Sterling, asks Times to yank his ads

    L.A. Council backs ban of Donald Sterling, asks Times to yank his ads
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to back the NBA's decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling from games and practices for life, condemning racist remarks attributed to Sterling and demanding a personal apology to Magic Johnson...
  • NBA's use of 'hammer' on Donald Sterling welcomed by Garcetti

    NBA's use of 'hammer' on Donald Sterling welcomed by Garcetti
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday praised NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for "bringing down the hammer" on Clippers owner Donald Sterling, capping four days of pressure from the city's political leaders over remarks said to be made by Sterling...
  • Donald Sterling must apologize to L.A., city officials say

    The NBA's decision to ban Donald Sterling for life was met with praise at Los Angeles City Hall, which continues to target the L.A. Clippers owner. "Today we feel like justice has begun to be served,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said. The L.A. City...
  • L.A. lawmakers press for cleanup of city's trash-strewn alleys

    L.A. lawmakers press for cleanup of city's trash-strewn alleys
    When she was a child in South Los Angeles, 77-year-old Meredith Watts remembers she could play in the alleys. Now the dusty lane behind her 51st Street home is a perpetual nuisance, clogged with castaway armchairs, the husks of dead televisions, cans...