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  • Want people to walk in L.A.? Then we need more crosswalks

    Want people to walk in L.A.? Then we need more crosswalks
    Contrary to popular belief, Los Angeles is not an auto-oriented city by design. It developed around a massive intra-urban rail network that resulted in many neighborhoods being laid out on a grid, with a mix of relatively dense housing types and...
  • L.A. labor leaders agree to delay minimum wage exemption for unions

    L.A. labor leaders agree to delay minimum wage exemption for unions
    A union official said Thursday night that two prominent Los Angeles labor groups would not oppose the passage of a citywide minimum wage increase that omits an exemption for unionized businesses. Rusty Hicks, head of the Los Angeles County Federation of...
  • Aide to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti hired for top post in Santa Monica

    Aide to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti hired for top post in Santa Monica
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s top aide on budget issues is leaving to take a job running the city of Santa Monica. Deputy Mayor Rick Cole, who also handled innovation and technology strategies for Garcetti, will become city manager of the beach...
  • Seeing the movie 'San Andreas'? Drop, cover and laugh.

    With the action movie “San Andreas” opening Friday, you’ve probably seen the trailer of buildings in downtown Los Angeles exploding apocalyptically. And you probably know that’s ridiculous.   Although I do get a kick out of...
  • NASA gives California Science Center museum last remaining space shuttle fuel tank

    NASA gives California Science Center museum last remaining space shuttle fuel tank
    The California Science Center is the only museum in the nation that planned to make its space shuttle exhibit with as many authentic parts as possible, set up as if it's ready to launch. There was a problem. The enormous orange external fuel tank, which...
  • Minimum wage hike sidetracked by labor leaders pushing to exempt union members

    Minimum wage hike sidetracked by labor leaders pushing to exempt union members
    The path toward passage of Los Angeles’ landmark minimum wage increase took a rocky detour Wednesday, as business and elected officials reacted harshly to a last-minute push by labor leaders to create an exemption for companies with unionized...
  • Man, 56, arrested in connection with downtown Da Vinci arson, officials say

    A 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a downtown Los Angeles apartment complex last year, causing tens of millions of dollars in damage to the unfinished structure and a nearby city-owned...
  • 'San Andreas' aims to shake up audiences with an up-close catastrophe

     'San Andreas' aims to shake up audiences with an up-close catastrophe
    When director Brad Peyton pitched Dwayne Johnson on "San Andreas," a relentless thrill ride that brings the Big One to the big screen for the first time in 40 years, he promised to redefine the disaster genre. "I want to create shots that truly...
  • Mayor Garcetti has a 'pLAn' for L.A. Or is it really a dream?

    Mayor Garcetti has a 'pLAn' for L.A. Or is it really a dream?
    Mayor Eric Garcetti has released "the pLAn" of environmentally themed initiatives and wish list items that he hopes will reshape Los Angeles over the next few decades. It's a laudable effort. As things stand, there's no telling when the drought will...
  • L.A. saving water but still has a long way to go

    L.A. saving water but still has a long way to go
    Los Angeles residents and city leaders express pride in the significant cuts in water use they have made. Per capita water demand dropped countywide about 16% between 2000 and 2013. But a new UCLA study found that L.A. County still has a long way to go....
  • Who should pay for quake retrofits?

    Who should pay for quake retrofits?
    The city of Los Angeles has finally acknowledged that preparing for a cataclysmic earthquake will take more than stocking up on water or participating in a Great Shakeout drill. In December, Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled an ambitious plan to fortify the...