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  • The right way for L.A. to settle labor disputes

    To the editor: The Times states that AB 1881 "backs public employee unions" in how disputes between labor and management are adjudicated. To the contrary, the legislation is consistent with what was envisioned in the Los Angeles City Charter by calling...
  • Mayor Garcetti pitching new minimum wage plan to business groups

    Mayor Garcetti pitching new minimum wage plan to business groups
    Los Angeles business leaders confirmed Tuesday that Mayor Eric Garcetti is circulating a plan to hike the city's minimum wage to $13.50 an hour over three years, followed in years after by hikes keyed to inflation. Garcetti and members of his...
  • Replace DWP union leadership to restore trust

    To the editor: Here's a common-sense step for members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18, the union representing the L.A. Department of Water and Power workers, to take: Dump Brian D'Arcy and his "leadership team" as soon as...
  • 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....
  • A bold-school Steve Ballmer steals show at Clippers' Fan Festival

    A bold-school Steve Ballmer steals show at Clippers' Fan Festival
    He entered from the stands, swaggering into Staples Center through the crowd like a prizefighter in dress slacks, pinstripe shirt and Clippers cap. A rap song screamed and the balding middle-aged man screamed with it, weaving through stunned and...
  • L.A. revives a denser vision for Woodland Hills' Warner Center

    L.A. revives a denser vision for Woodland Hills' Warner Center
    When developers vowed in the early 1970s to create a "downtown" for the San Fernando Valley on movie mogul Harry Warner's sprawling Woodland Hills horse ranch, many locals scoffed. The Valley was, after all, where people had come for quiet suburban...
  • Idea of an L.A. Voteria is gaining currency

    Idea of an L.A. <i>Voteria </i>is<i> </i>gaining currency
    The proposal to enter L.A. voters into a cash prize lottery, for the sake of increasing turnout, is easy to attack on numerous fronts. My first reaction to last week's recommendation by the L.A. City Ethics Commission? Horror. Or maybe it wasn't...
  • 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...
  • L.A. unions, allies issue fake parking tickets to protest bank deals

    L.A. unions, allies issue fake parking tickets to protest bank deals
    Some Los Angeles downtowners returned to their cars Thursday to the unwelcome sight of a white envelope tucked under their windshield wipers. But the faux ticket inside was aimed not at them, but at "Big Banks" for the offenses of "Predatory Bank Deals"...
  • 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...
  • The voter turnout conundrum in L.A.

    The voter turnout conundrum in L.A.
    It's one of the worst ideas we've heard in a long time: Last week, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission floated a plan to offer cash prizes as an incentive to get Angelenos to vote in local elections. Sheer desperation, as far as we can tell, led the...