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  • Garcetti hopes to have L.A.'s quake retrofit laws in place this year

    Garcetti hopes to have L.A.'s quake retrofit laws in place this year
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set a deadline for his plan to require retrofitting of thousands of earthquake-vulnerable buildings, saying he'd like to have the new laws in place by the end of the year. It's an aggressive timeline, compared with...
  • Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume

    Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume
    An on-again, off-again audit of two controversial Los Angeles Department of Water and Power nonprofit trusts is set to resume, City Controller Ron Galperin announced Friday. At issue is how the two nonprofits, run jointly by DWP managers and leaders of...
  • Garcetti appoints new 'Back to Basics' deputy to oversee service issues

    Garcetti appoints new 'Back to Basics' deputy to oversee service issues
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday announced the appointment of a new deputy mayor for city services, naming Board of Public Works Commissioner Barbara Romero to oversee the improvements in government functions at the core of his "Back to Basics"...
  • Top Denver transit official will lead MTA in next phase of rail-building

    Top Denver transit official will lead MTA in next phase of rail-building
    Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday chose the leader of Denver's transit agency to guide the Metropolitan Transportation Authority through the next phase of a multibillion-dollar expansion of its rail system and efforts to eliminate...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti hopes to tap Denver transit chief as Metro CEO

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti hopes to tap Denver transit chief as Metro CEO
    Los Angeles Mayor and Metro board chairman Eric Garcetti hopes to hire Denver's transportation chief as the next head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, according to sources familiar with the process. Choosing Phil...
  • Pro stadiums throw taxpayers for a loss

    Pro stadiums throw taxpayers for a loss
    Since 1995, Los Angeles has been an anomaly: a huge city with lots of sports fans that has exactly as much professional football as Billings, Mont. This week, Angelenos got a bit of good news: They still aren't getting an NFL franchise. A corporation...
  • L.A. wants to run the Greek Theatre? First take care of the parks

    L.A. wants to run the Greek Theatre? First take care of the parks
    The Los Angeles parks department may be getting into the concert business. The Board of Recreation and Parks Commissioners voted Wednesday to toss out two multimillion-dollar proposals by major entertainment companies to run the city-owned Greek Theatre...
  • After skid row shooting, activists talk to L.A. mayor about homelessness

    After skid row shooting, activists talk to L.A. mayor about homelessness
    Ten days after Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a homeless man on skid row, Mayor Eric Garcetti and his staff met with local activists to discuss ways to better help the city's homeless population. The meeting focused on suggestions...
  • Risk of 8.0 earthquake in California leaps: Still, it's business as usual

    Risk of 8.0 earthquake in California leaps: Still, it's business as usual
    A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey shows it is increasingly likely a magnitude 8.0 or greater earthquake will hit California, but that "doesn’t change the bottom line” for the state’s emergency management workers, an agency...
  • Activists call for independent investigation of fatal skid row shooting

    Activists call for independent investigation of fatal skid row shooting
    Activists denounced police and city officials Tuesday for their handling of the death of a homeless man who was shot and killed by officers on skid row. Gathered outside Los Angeles police headquarters on Tuesday, about two dozen people called on the...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti quietly launches fundraising for 2017 reelection

    Mayor Eric Garcetti quietly launches fundraising for 2017 reelection
    Less than halfway through his first term as mayor, Eric Garcetti has filed paperwork to begin fundraising for his reelection effort and on Monday launched his 2017 campaign website. Although Garcetti has not formally declared his candidacy for a...