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Eric Garcetti

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  • A minimum-wage boost for L.A.: pro and con

    To the editor: The Times' desire that a minimum wage job be a steppingstone is laudable but echoes a perspective that is out of touch with reality and has helped keep the minimum wage from rising for far too long. ("A higher minimum wage makes sense for...
  • Metro yanks Fox TV show bus ads branded as racist, offensive to women

    An advertisement for the new Fox television show “Red Band Society” was abruptly pulled from Los Angeles Metro buses Thursday after activists complained it was racist and offensive. The ads for the series that premiered this week show...
  • Hard times for business in the San Fernando Valley

     Hard times for business in the San Fernando Valley
    Once saluted as America's suburb, the San Fernando Valley has fallen on difficult times. Nestle USA announced last month that it would close the Chatsworth plant where Hot Pockets frozen sandwiches have been made since 1988, eliminating 360 jobs as it...
  • L.A. to re-examine regulations controlling city's taxi companies

    L.A. to re-examine regulations controlling city's taxi companies
    In a push to level the playing field for taxi firms competing with new, app-based ride-sharing businesses, Los Angeles officials agreed Thursday to re-examine hundreds of regulations that control the city's nine licensed cab companies. At the urging...
  • With theatrical flourish, Brown signs tax break for filming

     With theatrical flourish, Brown signs tax break for filming
    The scene outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday was not billed as a campaign event for Gov. Jerry Brown. But it had the makings of one. A few steps from the concrete footprints of Clark Gable and Bette Davis, the Democratic governor...
  • L.A. pulls 'unacceptable' ads for Fox TV show from buses

    (Note language in paragraph 3) By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Los Angeles transit officials have pulled posters for a new Fox television network off nearly 200 buses after deeming the language used to describe actress Octavia Spencer's...
  • Left and right agree on something at last: Tipping is a management scam

    Left and right agree on something at last: Tipping is a management scam
    In this hyper-polarized world, it's rare to find liberals and conservatives agreeing on anything -- and especially surprising to find them agreeing that hotel housekeepers deserve a raise.  But that's the response to news of a misguided publicity...
  • Co-Author of California Tax Credit Bill: Studios Shouldn't 'Pit The States Against One Another'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When news broke earlier this month that the MPAA was planning to hold a summit of film commissioners, the timing stirred concern from some California lawmakers that it was happening right on the heels of the state tripling...
  • L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest

    L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest
    Months after dozens of city trash trucks circled Los Angeles' civic center as part of a union-backed protest, a city official said more than 100 sanitation workers have been disciplined for taking part in the demonstration while they were on duty....
  • Garcetti asking nearby cities to join L.A. in boosting minimum wages

    Garcetti asking nearby cities to join L.A. in boosting minimum wages
    When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pitched his plan to gradually boost the minimum wage across the city, critics argued that businesses might move to nearby cities to pay workers less. Now Garcetti is trying to persuade those neighboring cities to...
  • Dodgers Cut Last-Minute Deal with L.A.'s KDOC for Final Regular Season Games

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With much of Los Angeles unable to view Dodgers games throughout the season, Time Warner Cable on Monday said it has reached a deal with L.A. independent station KDOC to carry the final six regular season games. The Dodgers...