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Eric Garcetti

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  • UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure

    UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure
    As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure....
  • 'Great Streets' in L.A.: a work in progress

     'Great Streets' in L.A.: a work in progress
    To the editor: Perhaps the most successful Great Streets program to date is in Washington. In 2006, I served on an Urban Land Institute panel that helped the nation's capital implement its Great Streets program. ("Mayor sets out to transform L.A....
  • Labor board orders L.A. to rescind pension cuts for new workers

    A labor relations panel moved Monday to strike down a 2-year-old law that rolled back retirement benefits for newly hired Los Angeles city employees, handing a defeat to the politicians who are trying to rein in growing employee pension costs. The five-...
  • In the front seat at the ride-sharing revolution

    I was introduced to the sharing economy a few years ago, when my youngest daughter was studying in Denmark and trying to travel Europe on the cheap. "Couch surfing" she called her lodging technique. You book a spot online on the couch of a stranger in a...
  • FCC Chairman Threatens to Intervene to Resolve Dodgers TV Dispute

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, in a strongly worded letter to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, said that the agency "will intervene as appropriate" to resolve the dispute that has kept the Dodgers unavailable to some 70% of viewers in the Los Angeles region....
  • L.A. lawmakers are warned that police officers will leave without a raise

    L.A. lawmakers are warned that police officers will leave without a raise
    More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning that the department will lose officers to other cities if a raise isn't provided.  Nearly a...
  • Congressional Democrats Urge California to Expand Production Credit

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and more than two dozen other Democratic members of California's congressional delegation are urging state lawmakers to pass legislation that would expand film and TV tax credits. AB1839 passed the state Assembly 76-0 in...
  • DirecTV Refuses to 'Bail Out' Time Warner Cable in Dodgers Standoff

    Despite a threat from the FCC to begin arbitration, DirecTV refuses to back down in its standoff with Time Warner Cable over rights to the Dodgers' SportsNet LA channel. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the satellite provider again pushed Time Warner...
  • Will Garcetti's 'Great Streets' program be a gateway to gentrification?

    Will Garcetti's 'Great Streets' program be a gateway to gentrification?
    The Urban Dictionary calls Los Angeles "a massive tangle of highways and roads, also rumored to contain people and houses." In the last century, the rise of the automobile, decades of highway construction and an assortment of other pressures drove...
  • FCC Urged by Lawmakers to End Dodgers' TV Impasse

    A group of Los Angeles area congressional representatives are calling on the FCC to mediate an impasse between Time Warner Cable and other multichannel providers that has left about 70% of the region's viewers unable to get access to the cabler's...
  • Labor board orders L.A. Council to rescind pension cuts for workers

    Labor board orders L.A. Council to rescind pension cuts for workers
    A five-member panel that handles labor complaints at Los Angeles City Hall handed a stinging defeat to the city's political leaders on Monday, voting to strike down Los Angeles' bid to rein in retirement costs for civilian employees. The Employee...