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  • Hiking L.A.'s minimum wage is a win-win

    Hiking L.A.'s minimum wage is a win-win
    Of all major cities in the country, Los Angeles has the highest percentage of population living in poverty. After decades of slow job growth and stagnant wages, 28% of Angelenos — 1 million people — today live below the poverty line. Our city'...
  • Grand Park benefits Made in America, but is the reverse true?

    Grand Park benefits Made in America, but is the reverse true?
    Was Made in America more about bringing down barriers or putting them up? For Mayor Eric Garcetti, the two-day music festival, which wrapped up Sunday evening at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park, was a chance to advertise his interest in trimming red tape...
  • Garcetti calls for boosting minimum wage to $13.25 after three years

    Leading a Labor Day rally at a park in South Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed on Monday creating a minimum wage in Los Angeles that would reach $13.25 after three years.  Garcetti was backed by billionaire businessman Eli Broad, County...
  • Los Angeles joins the local movement to raise the minimum wage

    Los Angeles joins the local movement to raise the minimum wage
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti marked Labor Day on Monday by proposing a minimum wage increase for workers in LA, to $13.25 an hour by 2017. The city would join a host of municipalities nationwide that have taken matters into their own hands in the...
  • Made in America festival was boon to downtown L.A., backers say

    Made in America festival was boon to downtown L.A., backers say
    A day after the Budweiser Made in America music festival brought the largest party ever to the Los Angeles Civic Center, downtown boosters said the weekend event had successfully recast the city’s image. “We showed L.A. can do big things for...
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema plans downtown L.A. theater

    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema plans downtown L.A. theater
    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the quirky Austin-based theater chain known for its beer and food service, is expanding into downtown Los Angeles. The cinema chain, which specializes in independent and repertory films, will open its first L.A. theater at 7th...
  • Labor Secretary Perez on how to produce better-paying jobs

    At the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez kicked off a cross-country, pre-Labor Day tour to champion higher minimum wages, higher-wage jobs and other causes in talks with employers, workers and local leaders....
  • Round-Up: Gaza video game, Ferguson's architecture, L.A. art hotbed

    Round-Up: Gaza video game, Ferguson's architecture, L.A. art hotbed
    Ancient cave murals in India getting some needed cleanings, the architecture of America in a time of strife, a video game inspired by Gaza, dating advice from Ovid and L.A., L.A., L.A. — it seems everyone wants a piece of us. This, along with a...
  • Made in America Festival makes debut at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park

    Made in America Festival makes debut at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park
    "Hello, Los Angeles," said Metric lead singer Emily Haines near the end of the band's second song on the city's first day of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. Her next words were far more ominous: "They're going to eat me alive, if I stumble." She...
  • Head of Los Angeles homeless agency announces he will retire

    Head of Los Angeles homeless agency announces he will retire
    The head of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has announced he will retire by the end of the year, capping months of speculation about change at the agency. Executive director Mike Arnold has directed the joint city-county agency since 2009....
  • Tripled California Film-TV Tax Credit Heads to Gov. Jerry Brown's Desk

    A bill to more than triple California's film-TV tax credit program from $100 million to $330 million a year has cleared its final legislative hurdle and is headed for the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. The State Assembly approved AB 1839 late Friday night,...