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  • Federal investigators probing elite LAFD fireboat unit

    Federal investigators probing elite LAFD fireboat unit
    Criminal investigators with the U.S. Coast Guard are probing an elite group of Los Angeles firefighters at the city's port to determine whether federal licensing records were falsified for crew members assigned to large fireboats, The Times has learned....
  • Deal approved to audit DWP nonprofits' records

    Deal approved to audit DWP nonprofits' records
    After more than a year of bitter legal battles, Los Angeles city leaders have approved a deal with the powerful Department of Water and Power union that promises the first detailed, public look at how two controversial nonprofits affiliated with the...
  • Angelenos could tax themselves to fix roads under City Hall proposal

    Angelenos could tax themselves to fix roads under City Hall proposal
    Los Angeles residents fed up with rutted roads and buckled sidewalks may soon be able to tax themselves to pay for improvements in their neighborhoods.  A proposal unveiled by Councilman Joe Buscaino at a City Council meeting Wednesday asks city...
  • Made in America music festival may cost L.A. taxpayers about $170,000

     Made in America music festival may cost L.A. taxpayers about $170,000
    Taxpayers may wind up paying about $170,000 to cover expenses associated with Made in America, the two-day music festival promoted by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and held outside City Hall. Garcetti aides expect the city's tab for the commercial...
  • Once homeless, veterans find refuge in Eastside housing complex

    Once homeless, veterans find refuge in Eastside housing complex
    Harry Jones' most-prized possession is a big brown sofa, with plenty of room for two. But it sits unused half the time because the 64-year-old veteran prefers to stand across the room, where he can better admire it. "It's so nice," he said. "Now I...
  • L.A. to provide soda syrup barrels for home irrigation

    L.A. to provide soda syrup barrels for home irrigation
    The city of Los Angeles will distribute 1,000 soda syrup barrels in an effort to encourage residents to capture rainwater for home irrigation. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti hopes the 45- to 55-gallon syrup barrels, donated by the Coca-Cola company, will help...
  • West Coast port slowdown raises fears of dockworker strike or lockout

    West Coast port slowdown raises fears of dockworker strike or lockout
    For months, contract negotiations between a powerful union and multinational shipping lines progressed amicably in public, even though roughly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers labored without a contract. Now the public harmony has been shattered, raising...
  • L.A. mayor trumpets jobs to be created as energy use is cut

    L.A. mayor trumpets jobs to be created as energy use is cut
    Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday that Los Angeles could reap thousands of jobs from its commitment to cutting energy consumption by 15% across the city. If L.A. meets that goal -- which Garcetti and Department of Water and Power officials declared the...
  • L.A. City Atty. Feuer makes valid case for funding under Prop. 47

    Proposition 47, adopted last month, turned six drug possession and low-level property felonies into misdemeanors, setting in motion some rejiggering of California's criminal justice system. Among the changes in Los Angeles is the transfer of caseloads...
  • L.A. Zoo brings holiday lights back to Griffith Park after five years

    L.A. Zoo brings holiday lights back to Griffith Park after five years
    Lights are returning to Griffith Park this holiday. The DWP Holiday Light Festival  winked off in 2009, but the L.A. Zoo is taking up the baton with the first holiday lights display in the 48-year history of the zoo. For 14 years the Department of Water...
  • Mayor hikes pay for 9 city managers; others asked to go without for 3 years

    Mayor hikes pay for 9 city managers; others asked to go without for 3 years
    Nine Los Angeles city managers are getting raises of 3% or 5% from Mayor Eric Garcetti at the same time negotiators are trying to forestall salary increases for a wide range of other city workers. The raises, given to a select set of top managers in...