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  • New dust-busting method ends L.A.'s longtime feud with Owens Valley

    New dust-busting method ends L.A.'s longtime feud with Owens Valley
    Los Angeles ended a bitter dispute with Owens Valley on Friday with the announcement of a truce in a decades-long dispute over water and dust. Under an agreement between the city and Owens Valley air quality regulators, Los Angeles will use a new,...
  • Port truckers drive home difference between contractors and employees

    Port truckers drive home difference between contractors and employees
    Daniel Linares, 58, hit the picket line last week at the ports. Why? I'm going to tell you why, because what's happening at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports isn't just about economic justice in a region with staggering income inequality, but...
  • 100 years later, the dust settles in the Owens Valley

    100 years later, the dust settles in the Owens Valley
    One hundred and one years after Los Angeles opened the aqueduct to draw water from the Owens Valley, the city has reached a settlement over how it will control dust blowing off the dry Owens Lake bed. The deal will save L.A. hundreds of millions of...
  • HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets

    HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets
    The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday. "I believe we can," Castro said at the United Way of...
  • Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor orders autopsy report to be released soon

    Ezell Ford shooting: Mayor orders autopsy report to be released soon
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday that he had ordered police to allow the release soon of an autopsy report on a mentally ill man fatally shot by officers three months ago. Garcetti made a surprise appearance Thursday at an LAPD news...
  • $170,000 for Live Nation? Nice going, L.A.

    To the editor: Ignoring that we have to rebuild our infrastructure and support overly generous city worker benefits, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti now wants taxpayers to kick in $170,000 to help cover the cost of a two-day concert staged by Live...
  • City leaders want South L.A. to get Promise Zone federal grant status

    City leaders want South L.A. to get Promise Zone federal grant status
    Stung by South Los Angeles' exclusion from a program that gives communities a leg up in qualifying for millions of dollars in development grants, business, education and religious leaders from the region are banding together for a second try at winning...
  • L.A. truck drivers strike as tension mounts at ports

    L.A. truck drivers strike as tension mounts at ports
    Some truck drivers who work at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach walked off the job Thursday, organizers said, in a protest against two trucking firms they accuse of wage theft. The job action — the fifth in about a year — comes amid...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti orders LAPD to release Ezell Ford Jr. autopsy

    Mayor Eric Garcetti orders LAPD to release Ezell Ford Jr. autopsy
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made a surprise appearance at an LAPD news conference Thursday to say he had ordered police to release an autopsy on a mentally ill man fatally shot by officers in South L.A. three months ago. Garcetti's announcement came...
  • L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti set to visit Asia on a trade mission

    Like the four mayors before him, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will embark this weekend on a trade mission to China, South Korea and Japan, with an 80-member delegation of local officials and business leaders. The mayor says the goal of the 12-day...
  • L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits

    L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits
    After a series of drawn-out political and legal battles, Los Angeles leaders approved a deal with the powerful Department of Water and Power union that promises the city its first detailed look at how two controversial nonprofits affiliated with the...