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  • Who should pay for quake retrofits?

    Who should pay for quake retrofits?
    The city of Los Angeles has finally acknowledged that preparing for a cataclysmic earthquake will take more than stocking up on water or participating in a Great Shakeout drill. In December, Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled an ambitious plan to fortify the...
  • Parking reform group recommends L.A. slash many fines

    Parking reform group recommends L.A. slash many fines
    Under a new proposal to reform parking in Los Angeles, many parking tickets would cost only $23 — a fraction of the existing fines for common violations. The idea is one in a long list of suggestions put forward publicly for the first time...
  • Will 'San Andreas' movie scare us into preparing?

    Another summer, another blockbuster disaster movie that levels Los Angeles. What’ll destroy us this time? Volcanoes? Mayan apocalypse? Zombies? Aliens? Zombie aliens? I get pretty peeved at the ridiculous death-dealing modes movie makers have...
  • $8.6-billion L.A. budget to fill 350,000 potholes, trim 57,000 trees

    $8.6-billion L.A. budget to fill 350,000 potholes, trim 57,000 trees
    Los Angeles lawmakers unanimously voted Thursday for a nearly $8.6-billion budget plan that would boost funding for the Fire Department, tree trimming and street and alley cleanup while stashing more money in reserves. At a Thursday hearing, Councilman...
  • The unbearable lightness of mattress feminism

    The unbearable lightness of mattress feminism
    For thousands of years, divergent religious traditions have celebrated and venerated one unifying act: meditation. Twenty years before Christ, Philo of Alexandria, a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher, recommended various meditative spiritual exercises....
  • Ryu won council seat by seizing outsider status, Korean American backing

    Ryu won council seat by seizing outsider status, Korean American backing
    David Ryu went up against the biggest names in Los Angeles City Hall on election day — and won. Branding himself as a City Hall outsider, the City Council candidate defeated a rival backed by Mayor Eric Garcetti, Council President Herb Wesson...
  • L.A. school board seat is a pivotal win for charter school movement

    L.A. school board seat is a pivotal win for charter school movement
    Supporters of charter schools won a groundbreaking election victory in Los Angeles this week, putting one of their leaders, for the first time, on the governing board of the nation's second-largest school system. The triumph of charter school co-founder...
  • L.A. firms see peril in tying minimum wage increases to inflation

    L.A. firms see peril in tying minimum wage increases to inflation
    A little-debated provision of the Los Angeles minimum wage hike — future increases tied to inflation — may produce its most profound and controversial consequences over the long term. In a single vote, the City Council backed a plan that...
  • L.A. needs better than minimum-wage jobs

    L.A. needs better than minimum-wage jobs
    The City Council's decision Tuesday to raise the minimum wage to $15 in Los Angeles was hailed as a major step toward easing the strain of poverty among the city's low-wage workers. And it may well be. The state's current minimum wage of $9 an hour just...
  • No excuse for L.A.'s surging homeless population

    No excuse for L.A.'s surging homeless population
    You see them behind bushes and in parks, in ragged tents and beat-up vans, on beaches and along arroyos, under bridges, in alleys and on sidewalks. It's mostly men but you will find more than a few women and even some children. The number of people...
  • DWP takes first step toward possible rate increases

    DWP takes first step toward possible rate increases
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power took a first step Tuesday toward possible rate increases as it tries to address aging infrastructure that has resulted in spectacular water pipe breaks and other problems. The Board of Water and Power...