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  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti not ready to give up on downtown stadium plan

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti not ready to give up on downtown stadium plan
    AEG may have shelved its plans for a downtown Los Angeles football stadium, but Mayor Eric Garcetti sounds as if he’s still willing to dust them off. In an “Ask the Mayor” segment on KNX-AM (1070) radio on Thursday, Garcetti said...
  • Would L.A. wage hike cost 140,000 jobs or add $5.9 billion in stimulus?

    Would L.A. wage hike cost 140,000 jobs or add $5.9 billion in stimulus?
    Business and labor groups released warring studies Thursday on how boosting the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 or $15.25 an hour would affect the Los Angeles economy. The new analyses mark the latest step in the pitched debate over how or whether the...
  • Why bother voting in city elections? Here's why

    Why bother voting in city elections? Here's why
    So here's the question of the day: Do people blow off voting because they think nothing will change, or does nothing change because so many people don't bother to vote? California, and Los Angeles in particular, are not alone in recording appalling...
  • Run DWP more like a business and less like a bureaucracy

    Run DWP more like a business and less like a bureaucracy
    A state audit released last week details how Los Angeles Department of Water and Power managers ignored and downplayed repeated warnings that a new customer billing system — the lifeline of the utility and how it collects its revenue — was not...
  • Report calls for big changes in the way Los Angeles tackles trash

    Report calls for big changes in the way Los Angeles tackles trash
    Los Angeles city agencies should conduct a sweeping overhaul of the way they combat illegal dumping, by sending cleanup teams into neighborhoods, adding thousands of additional trash cans and relying more on data to locate the hardest hit areas, a high-...
  • 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...
  • Special interests are at center of L.A. election date debate

    Special interests are at center of L.A. election date debate
    As it waits for a City Council vote on new rules for electronic billboards, outdoor advertising company Clear Channel Outdoor has become a major backer of the campaign to change L.A.'s election dates. The company recently gave $25,000 to the campaign...
  • L.A. council votes to oppose Live Nation running iconic Greek Theatre

    L.A. council votes to oppose Live Nation running iconic Greek Theatre
    The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to oppose the selection of a new operator to run the Greek Theatre and asked a city commission to consider completely restarting the process, arguing that community concerns needed to be given more weight....