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  • Opponents scuttle contested Highland Park carwash

    Opponents scuttle contested Highland Park carwash
    In Los Angeles, even small-scale real estate projects can be overwhelmed by the city's complex procedures and bruising politics. Benjamin Donel, who decided two years ago to expand his business in Highland Park by building a carwash, learned that lesson...
  • Garcia hits Los Angeles looking for campaign cash

    Garcia hits Los Angeles looking for campaign cash
    Standing in front of an upright piano in a large, wood-floored living room, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia told several dozen campaign donors seated in folding chairs that he would put an end to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's "corporate agenda." "We are...
  • Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, Chicago mayoral candidate, seeks California dollars

    Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, Chicago mayoral candidate, seeks California dollars
    Like many other big players in national politics, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has relied for years on campaign cash from California to fuel his career. But on Thursday in Los Angeles, scores of Californians who want to oust the mayor in Chicago’s...
  • 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...
  • L.A. City Council president Wesson backs Ramsay in District 4 runoff

    L.A. City Council president Wesson backs Ramsay in District 4 runoff
    Praising her experience, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson threw his support Monday to candidate Carolyn Ramsay in the May 19 runoff to replace termed-out Councilman Tom LaBonge. Ramsay, who has served as chief of staff to LaBonge, was...
  • L.A. council panel delays vote on temporary mansionization measures

    A Los Angeles City Council planning committee on Tuesday postponed a closely watched decision on a set of temporary ordinances intended to limit the construction of "McMansions" in 20 neighborhoods. After hearing dozens of speakers pro and con,...
  • Huizar, Molina differ sharply on development in acrimonious debate

     Huizar, Molina differ sharply on development in acrimonious debate
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and former county Supervisor Gloria Molina took jabs at each other Wednesday night during an acrimonious debate that contrasted the candidates' views on transportation and downtown development. Appearing at the...
  • Huizar, Molina tussle over transportation and planning

    Huizar, Molina tussle over transportation and planning
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and former County Supervisor Gloria Molina took jabs at each other Wednesday night during an acrimonious three-way debate focused heavily on transportation and growth. Seated onstage at downtown's historic Los...
  • Renters won't have to shoulder quake retrofit costs, L.A. councilman vows

    Renters won't have to shoulder quake retrofit costs, L.A. councilman vows
    Since Los Angeles embarked on plans to require costly retrofitting of thousands of earthquake-vulnerable buildings, some apartment renters have feared the costs of the work would be passed on to them. The city is already ranked as one of the least...
  • What's the best way to pressure L.A. council — publicly or privately?

    What's the best way to pressure L.A. council — publicly or privately?
    Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo set off a small political firestorm in his district last summer, putting off plans for a Figueroa Street bike lane and enraging a potent group of advocates. Cycling activists were fierce in their criticism of...
  • City looks at new 'infrastructure district' to fund L.A. River plans

    City looks at new 'infrastructure district' to fund L.A. River plans
    Los Angeles leaders are hoping to use a new tax-sharing law to help finance ambitious plans to transform the city's namesake river into a ribbon of recreational areas and vibrant new developments. As of Jan. 1, local officials have the authority to...