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  • Raise the minimum wage, but don't forget about the cost of housing

    Raise the minimum wage, but don't forget about the cost of housing
    One of the best reasons to raise L.A.’s minimum wage is the region’s incredibly high cost of housing. Metropolitan Los Angeles is ranked the least affordable rental market in the nation because the city has a dual problem -- low incomes and high costs.
  • Opponents scuttle contested Highland Park carwash

    Opponents scuttle contested Highland Park carwash
    In Los Angeles, even small-scale real estate projects can be overwhelmed by the city's complex procedures and bruising politics. Benjamin Donel, who decided two years ago to expand his business in Highland Park by building a carwash, learned that lesson...

    A culture of workers' comp abuse at the LAPD and LAFD

    A culture of workers' comp abuse at the LAPD and LAFD
    Los Angeles police and firefighters work in a culture that encourages excessive and questionable workers' compensation claims, often for entirely preventable injuries, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars a year, according to new audits by...

    L.A.'s share of river restoration could hit $1.2 billion

    L.A.'s share of river restoration could hit $1.2 billion
    Returning the Los Angeles River to a more natural state has long been a dream of city officials, who see it as a way of adding parkland, restoring habitat and attracting investment along its curving path from Griffith Park to downtown. That effort...

    Garcetti says state should give tax breaks for quake retrofits

    Garcetti says state should give tax breaks for quake retrofits
    Flanked by property owner and tenants' rights advocates, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti urged state lawmakers Wednesday to support a bill that would give owners a 30% tax break off the cost of seismically retrofitting vulnerable buildings. “We as...