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  • Reappoint Chief Beck? Yes

    Reappoint Chief Beck? Yes
    At the beginning of the year, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck would be reappointed for a second five-year term. He's led the department during a remarkable period of safety and stability. Crime has...
  • PETA questions elephant's abrasions, calls for federal inspection

    PETA questions elephant's abrasions, calls for federal inspection
    Three abrasions on an elephant performing at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus in Anaheim prompted an animal welfare group on Saturday to call for a federal inspection. Delcianna Winders, a lawyer for the group People for the Ethical...
  • Construction boom is creating obstacle courses for L.A. pedestrians

    Construction boom is creating obstacle courses for L.A. pedestrians
    Construction cranes are slicing through the air in downtown Los Angeles as the biggest building boom in decades transforms the skyline. But the economic surge has also produced a dangerous consequence. So many sidewalks have been closed to accommodate...
  • When can Los Angeles leaders be trusted to fix the streets?

    When can Los Angeles leaders be trusted to fix the streets?
    If there was ever any hope of reviving the proposed sales tax for Los Angeles street repairs, that hope was extinguished this week when Controller Ron Galperin issued an audit critical of the Bureau of Street Services. The bureau can't spend all the...
  • L.A. street repair agency riddled with problems, audit finds

    L.A. street repair agency riddled with problems, audit finds
    City auditors revealed Thursday that the bureau charged with fixing and maintaining Los Angeles' streets is beset with problems that include failing to collect or spend hundreds of millions of dollars, keeping shoddy records and neglecting to address...
  • LAX travelers are urged to avoid 'Century Crunch' this weekend

    LAX travelers are urged to avoid 'Century Crunch' this weekend
    Southern California drivers have survived "Jamzilla" and "Carmageddon" but this weekend's "Century Crunch" road closure near one of the main entrances to Los Angeles International Airport might be the worst one yet, officials said Monday.   Starting...
  • Headed to LAX this weekend? Avoid the 'Century Crunch'

    Headed to LAX this weekend? Avoid the 'Century Crunch'
    Southern California drivers have survived "Jamzilla" and "Carmageddon" but this weekend's "Century Crunch" road closure near one of the main entrances to Los Angeles International Airport might be the worst one yet, officials said Monday. Starting...
  • UCLA water main break expected to challenge L.A. commuters

    Commuters were advised to avoid Sunset Boulevard near UCLA on Wednesday morning as crews work to clean, repair and assess the damage after a water line break spewed millions of gallons of water. The flooding was caused by a break in a 30-inch water...
  • DWP defends response to UCLA flood, says crews had to find valve

    DWP defends response to UCLA flood, says crews had to find valve
    A top Los Angeles utility official faced tough questions Tuesday night about the response to a massive pipe break that flooded UCLA and surrounding areas with millions of gallons of water and threatened the near-term use of Pauley Pavilion. The...
  • With UCLA flood, L.A. pays the price for a geyser of neglect

    With UCLA flood, L.A. pays the price for a geyser of neglect
    If Los Angeles leaders needed any reminders about the city's aging infrastructure and the ever-increasing backlog of maintenance, they got it Tuesday in the form of a 30-foot geyser spouting from Sunset Boulevard. The rupture of a 90-year-old water main...
  • Councilmen call for DWP report on water main break near UCLA

    Councilmen call for DWP report on water main break near UCLA
    In response to the pipeline rupture that flooded UCLA, City Councilman Paul Koretz made a motion Wednesday with Council President Herb Wesson for an immediate report from the Department of Water and Power on what caused the break. Koretz and Wesson also...