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  • 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'...
  • AEG seeks more time to build NFL stadium in downtown L.A.

    AEG seeks more time to build NFL stadium in downtown L.A.
    With the clock running out on a proposal to build a pro football stadium in downtown Los Angeles, developer Anschutz Entertainment Group has appealed to the city for extra time. Citing progress in talks with the National Football League, AEG asked city...
  • Deal to get financial records from DWP trusts goes to utility board

    Deal to get financial records from DWP trusts goes to utility board
    Los Angeles lawmakers are pressing ahead with a plan that could end the legal battles over two controversial trusts affiliated with the Department of Water and Power. The City Council voted in August to seek a long list of conditions before ending...
  • Los Angeles leaves the flat-roof society

    Los Angeles leaves the flat-roof society
    Think of the nation’s most impressive skylines. New York City has Art Deco points atop the Empire State and Chrysler buildings and the spire capping the new One World Trade Center tower. Besides the soaring Willis Tower (formerly known as the...
  • Driverless car rides? Garcetti hopes L.A. will be first

    Driverless car rides? Garcetti hopes L.A. will be first
    Los Angeles would be the first city offering people rides in self-driving cars, if Mayor Eric Garcetti fulfills one of his dreams. At a downtown conference Monday on city innovations sponsored by The Atlantic magazine, Garcetti told attendees the city...
  • AEG asks for 6-month extension to woo NFL team to Los Angeles

    AEG asks for 6-month extension to woo NFL team to Los Angeles
    With the clock running out on its proposal to build a pro football stadium in downtown Los Angeles, Anschutz Entertainment Group has appealed to the city for extra time to land a team and work on an alternative development in case the effort fails....
  • AEG asks for more time to lure pro football team back to Los Angeles

    (Reuters) - Developer Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) asked Los Angeles on Monday to give it more time to lure a pro football team back to the city and start building a $1.2 billion stadium downtown. Los Angeles has been without professional...
  • New York mayor de Blasio plans expansion of living wage: NYT

    (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand the city's living wage measure to include thousands of additional workers, as well as increase the amount workers are paid under the law, the New York Times reported on Monday. De Blasio will sign...
  • Garcetti vows tighter oversight of injury claims

    Garcetti vows tighter oversight of injury claims
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a warning to city police officers and firefighters who might be abusing a leave program that pays them 100% of their salaries, tax-free, while out with claimed injuries. "Watch out," Garcetti said during a downtown...
  • Without mandatory helipads, L.A. skyline can take off

    Without mandatory helipads, L.A. skyline can take off
    For four decades, the Los Angeles skyline has been shaped by one rule: Every tall building must have an emergency helicopter landing pad on its roof. As a result, downtown became a thicket of flat-topped skyscrapers, to the chagrin of architects who...
  • Flat roofs no longer required on L.A. skyscrapers as city repeals rule

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles has scrapped a 1950s rule requiring its skyscrapers to have flat roofs and helipads, giving architects a freer hand to shape the skyline of America's second-largest city. The city of Los Angeles has ordered that all...