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  • Dodgers need to be seen, not just heard about

    Dodgers need to be seen, not just heard about
    Hey, did you see all the cool new things happening with the Dodgers in spring training? Joc Pederson gets five hits in his first seven at-bats? The melding of the double-play combo of Jimmy Rollins and Howie Kendrick? The lovable journeyman David...
  • Young advocate reveals the rewards of helping L.A.'s homeless

    Young advocate reveals the rewards of helping L.A.'s homeless
    1. Find yourself in front of Full House Restaurant.... 2. Locate the alley on the left-hand side of Full House. 3. Walk about 20 feet down the alley (away from the street). 4. Stop. 5. Notice dumpster on your right-hand side. So begin the...
  • LAPD officers win tentative contract with 8.2% raise

    LAPD officers win tentative contract with 8.2% raise
    Los Angeles' police officers on Friday secured a tentative contract agreement that would raise their pay by 8.2% over the next four years, the most generous package of concessions Mayor Eric Garcetti's administration has offered an employee union. If...
  • L.A. could wind up covering much of $1.3-billion river project cost

    L.A. could wind up covering much of $1.3-billion river project cost
    Last year, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced what sounded like a breakthrough on the Los Angeles River, saying the federal government was backing a $1-billion restoration project — and looking at sharing the costs equally. Ten months later, city...
  • L.A.'s share of river restoration could hit $1.2 billion

    L.A.'s share of river restoration could hit $1.2 billion
    Returning the Los Angeles River to a more natural state has long been a dream of city officials, who see it as a way of adding parkland, restoring habitat and attracting investment along its curving path from Griffith Park to downtown. That effort...
  • San Diego police body camera report: Fewer complaints, less use of force

    San Diego police body camera report: Fewer complaints, less use of force
    The use of body cameras by San Diego police has led to fewer complaints by residents and less use of force by officers, according to a city report released Wednesday. Complaints have fallen 40.5% and use of "personal body" force by officers has been...
  • Garcetti says state should give tax breaks for quake retrofits

    Garcetti says state should give tax breaks for quake retrofits
    Flanked by property owner and tenants' rights advocates, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti urged state lawmakers Wednesday to support a bill that would give owners a 30% tax break off the cost of seismically retrofitting vulnerable buildings. “We as...
  • L.A. transit officials should support affordable housing near rail lines

    L.A. transit officials should support affordable housing near rail lines
    The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Agency is considering expanding its mission to include the development of affordable housing along transit lines. Metro, which operates the subways, light-rail lines and most of the region's buses, owns about 50...
  • Nine things to know about boosting the minimum wage in L.A.

    Nine things to know about boosting the minimum wage in L.A.
    Los Angeles lawmakers will hold the first in a string of public hearings Tuesday on whether to boost the citywide minimum wage. Here are the basic things to know about the plan: How much could the minimum wage go up? There are two proposals to hike...
  • Western congress members seek full funding for quake warning

    Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington on Tuesday pressed for full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system. The group on Tuesday sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee asking that the U.S....
  • Should L.A. nonprofits get more time to hike minimum wages?

    Should L.A. nonprofits get more time to hike minimum wages?
    As Los Angeles launches a series of hearings on boosting the minimum wage, several lawmakers are pushing to let some small businesses and nonprofits increase pay more gradually. City leaders are weighing whether to increase the minimum wage to $13.25 by...