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  • Ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of fatal shooting at LAX

    Ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of fatal shooting at LAX
    Mayor Eric Garcetti will join a ceremony at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of a shooting at Terminal 3 that claimed the life of Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo I. Hernandez. The...
  • Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste

    Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste
    In a wide range of bill signings Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown approved measures to expand privacy rights for students online and crack down on ill-behaved professional sports team owners. He also signed a bill setting a deadline for Exide Technologies'...
  • More quake action needed on older concrete buildings, councilman says

    More than a year ago, council members Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge called on Los Angeles officials to review and report on the city’s older concrete buildings, which are considered a major risk to life safety during a big earthquake. In January,...
  • Higher-wage industries boost hiring in L.A., but income growth lags

    Higher-wage industries boost hiring in L.A., but income growth lags
    California is “in growth mode from top to bottom,” but the expansion is happening unevenly around the state, a report by Los Angeles research firm Beacon Economics found. Employment in the Los Angeles area is expected to hit its prerecession...
  • At an L.A. bakery, Joe Biden makes his pitch for the middle class

    If there is a common theme for Democrats these days -- particularly those with upward ambitions -- it is a familiar one: the salvaging of the middle class. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the far-and-away front-runner for the Democratic nomination at this early...
  • L.A. City Council backs proposal to toughen foreclosure registry

    L.A. City Council backs proposal to toughen foreclosure registry
    Los Angeles is poised to tack a new fee on foreclosed properties, in a move that the city hopes will help keep the homes from turning into crumbling wrecks. The City Council on Wednesday gave its initial approval to a measure that would toughen L.A.'s...
  • Garcetti: Build 100K new homes in Los Angeles by 2021

    Garcetti: Build 100K new homes in Los Angeles by 2021
    Calling the cost of housing one of Los Angeles’ biggest challenges, Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday announced a goal for 100,000 new homes in the city by 2021. In a speech to business leaders at UCLA, the mayor outlined a plan to increase funding...
  • Maria Elena Durazo leaving top post at L.A. County Federation of Labor

    Maria Elena Durazo leaving top post at L.A. County Federation of Labor
    Maria Elena Durazo — the powerful Los Angeles County labor leader who helped elect politicians, boost wages and push through major development projects — said Wednesday that she is leaving her post to take a national union job promoting...
  • The legacy of County Fed leader Maria Elena Durazo

    The legacy of County Fed leader Maria Elena Durazo
    Like her or loathe her, there can be little doubt that Maria Elena Durazo has become one of the most powerful figures in Los Angeles politics and that she has lifted the plight of low-wage workers into the public consciousness. Durazo announced...
  • L.A. lawmakers seek study on possible minimum wage hikes

    L.A. lawmakers seek study on possible minimum wage hikes
    A committee of Los Angeles lawmakers decided Tuesday to seek outside help in analyzing the possible effects of raising the minimum wage to $13.25 or $15.25. Mayor Eric Garcetti has recommended gradually raising the wage to reach $13.25 in 2017, then...
  • After Big Boost in State Incentives, L.A. Shifts Attention to Resolving Production Hassles

    With a hefty boost in the state's film and TV incentives signed and sealed, Los Angeles city council members on Tuesday took a number of steps to resolving permitting and bureaucratic issues to try to make filming in city limits a bit smoother. The tax...