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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Biking and walking likely to be major issues in spring city elections

    Biking and walking likely to be major issues in spring city elections
    On a quiet Sunday morning in East L.A. a few weeks back, the campaign between Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and County Supervisor Gloria Molina provided its first truly awkward moment. Huizar, who is seeking a third term in the March 3 council...
  • Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?

    Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?
    Here's an ironclad guarantee: California's next state election will be tons more interesting than our just-concluded snoozer. Make that the next two elections — in 2016 and 2018. For starters, we'll be electing a new president in 2016. And...
  • 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. should move forward with proposed city regulation of billboards

    For a while, it seemed like Los Angeles had finally figured out how to regulate billboards. After more than a decade of multiple ordinances and multiple lawsuits, resulting in conflicting rulings that tied up enforcement of the laws, it looked as though...
  • L.A. City Council approves firefighter raises

    L.A. City Council approves firefighter raises
    The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to give a 2% pay increase to the city's firefighters next summer, along with increases in taxpayer support for healthcare and dental benefits. The unanimous vote provided one of the few bright spots for Mayor...