| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday morning that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.
“It's always better to be candid than coy. While I am humbled by the widespread encouragement of so many and hold in the...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The U.S. Olympic Committee's snubbing of Los Angeles for the 2024 Summer Games was a stinging loss for Mayor Eric Garcetti. But thanks to careful political calculation, it was largely a private one.
For months, Garcetti worked quietly with a close...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:11 PM
The fate of a two-year campaign to bring the Olympics back to Los Angeles for a third time could be decided on Thursday at — of all places — Denver International Airport.
U.S. Olympic Committee board members from across the country will...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:42 PM
The union representing rank-and-file Los Angeles police officers has hired a high-profile communications firm to spearhead a campaign aimed at persuading residents — and by extension elected officials — that officers deserve pay raises....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:54 PM
A research team that provided a largely favorable analysis of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan for raising the citywide minimum wage has been tapped by city leaders to conduct a politically sensitive review of his proposal — and a move to push...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:35 PM
Two Los Angeles city councilmen want to restart the process of picking an outside group to study proposals to boost the citywide minimum wage, saying the city "should seek data from a neutral source."
The push from Councilmen Mitch O'Farrell and...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:07 PM
The chief executive of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday night that he would step down in April after six years of overseeing both major milestones and high-profile embarrassmentsduring the most ambitious rail...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:24 PM
In less than four years, Tony Yanow has boosted Golden Road Brewing's production nearly sixfold, making beers from the Atwater Village brewery a mainstay in supermarkets across California.
He employs 300 workers in Los Angeles at the brewery and his...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 6:40 PM
With demonstrations still taking place across the country over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the Los Angeles Police Department this week is expected to release the autopsy report in the officer-involved shooting of Ezell Ford.
Ford, a 25-...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:23 PM
A new piece of the puzzle that is the death of Ezell Ford landed this week with the public release of his autopsy report.
The coroner's account explains what killed Ford: His body bore three bullet holes — in the arm, side and back, where the...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Under the glitzy chandeliers of the Beverly Hills Hilton, hundreds of civic leaders and union members sipped wine, mugged for photos with television stars and chanted "Sí, se puede!" with a beaming row of hotel workers.
It was another triumphant night...