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  • Brown has last say in labor board dispute between L.A. County, unions

    Gov. Jerry Brown has landed in the middle of a simmering feud over who should sit on the independent panels that sort out labor disputes affecting tens of thousands of Los Angeles city and county workers. A bill that Brown could soon sign or veto...
  • Seoul mayor looks to Los Angeles for emergency preparedness

    Seoul mayor looks to Los Angeles for emergency preparedness
    Park Won-soon first visited Los Angeles many years ago as a young civic activist, visiting thrift stores and the L.A. Mission for ideas to take home to South Korea on bettering lives of the poor. This weekend, Park once again journeyed to Los Angeles as...
  • Got a question for L.A. Mayor Garcetti? Head to Facebook

    Got a question for L.A. Mayor Garcetti? Head to Facebook
    Got a burning question for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti? Instead of flagging him down at a news conference or trying to buttonhole him in between meetings, Angelenos will have a chance Monday to grill him digitally. Garcetti will field questions in...
  • L.A. has a lot of catching up to do in making buildings earthquake-safe

    L.A. has a lot of catching up to do in making buildings earthquake-safe
    Earthquakes don't kill people. Buildings kill people. That is an oft-repeated truism in earthquake science, but one that is commonly ignored by policymakers. It's easy to urge citizens to stock up on water in case the Big One hits. It's far more...
  • Why single out L.A. hotel workers for a wage boost?

    Why single out L.A. hotel workers for a wage boost?
    The Los Angeles City Council is, again, trying to rush through a proposal to establish a special $15.37-an-hour minimum wage just for hotel workers. A committee hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday and a full council vote is expected the following day,...
  • Why is Mayor Garcetti polishing the soda industry's image?

    Why is Mayor Garcetti polishing the soda industry's image?
    To hear Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office tell it, the city is being honored with a wonderful new health initiative brought to it by the soda industry. The details are unclear from the press release but this is all part of the Alliance for...
  • Council to vote on $15.37 minimum wage for workers at big hotels

    Council to vote on $15.37 minimum wage for workers at big hotels
    The drive to boost minimum wages in Los Angeles could reach a milestone this week as the City Council votes on a proposal to raise the hourly pay of thousands of workers at big hotels to at least $15.37. That would be more than $2 an hour higher than...
  • L.A. City Council votes for minimum-wage hike to $15.37 at big hotels

    L.A. City Council votes for minimum-wage hike to $15.37 at big hotels
    Big hotels in Los Angeles will soon be required to pay at least $15.37 an hour to their workers – one of the highest minimum wage requirements in the country. The City Council voted 12 to 3 on Wednesday to impose the wage requirements on large...
  • L.A. business groups threaten suit if city hikes hotel workers' wage

    L.A. business groups threaten suit if city hikes hotel workers' wage
    Los Angeles business groups Tuesday ramped up threats to sue the city if it adopted a minimum wage requirement for big hotels. The warnings came as a City Council committee unanimously endorsed the wage hike and sent it to the full council for a vote...
  • L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for hotel workers

    L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for hotel workers
    Big hotels in Los Angeles will soon be required to pay at least $15.37 an hour to their workers — one of the highest minimum-wage requirements in the country. The City Council voted 12 to 3 on Wednesday to impose the higher wage on large hotels,...
  • LAX speeds up customs process with passport scanners

    LAX speeds up customs process with passport scanners
    Much the way some supermarket shoppers go through self-service checkout lines, foreign travelers arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday began passing through automated kiosks that scanned their passports and customs information....