| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called Friday for a public accounting of roughly $40 million in Department of Water and Power ratepayer money that went to two secretive nonprofit groups in charge of improving relations with the utility’s largest...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will hear the public's questions and complaints in person during a "Parking Day" event Friday at a pop-up, curbside desk in Boyle Heights.
Garcetti's event is part of what he describes as a back-to-basics push to make...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:32 PM
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has directed an estimated $40 million in ratepayer money to two nonprofit groups charged with improving relations with the utility's largest employee union, but the agency claims to have scant information on...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to approve the slate of new commissioners appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to a civilian board that oversees the Los Angeles City Fire Department, an agency the new mayor has identified as needing significant...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Once a year, politicians, lobbyists and other City Hall power players get together for a fancy dinner at the Beverly Hilton to make fun of each other for a good cause. The honoree at this year's Los Angeles Political Roast,......
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:53 AM
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......
| May 2, 2013
Shortly after lawyers for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees' union filed a lawsuit to delay release of their members' names and current salaries, both mayoral candidates called on the agency to make the information public as soon...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Beginning tomorrow, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note.
The change comes less than a week after The Times reported that a 32-year old policy has allowed...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:14 PM
In the first six months of this year, Department of Water & Power employees earned $77.3 million in extra pay for such things as overtime, laying cement or working in bad weather, according to an analysis released Thursday by Los Angeles City Controller...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Jeffrey Deitch has made it official: He'll be stepping down after a stormy three years as director of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art. The MOCA board said it had launched a search for his successor.
Deitch told the board of his decision to leave at...
| May 8, 2013
Average employee pay at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power rose 15% over the last five years, despite an economic slump that ravaged the city's budget, records released Tuesday show.
DWP workers received significantly more generous pay...