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  • L.A. councilmen push for ordinance to crack down on wage theft

    L.A. councilmen push for ordinance to crack down on wage theft
    Two Los Angeles City Council members began a push Tuesday for a new city ordinance that would crack down on businesses that cheat workers of their pay. "If you steal from a store, you go to jail," said Councilman Paul Koretz, who was joined by...
  • L.A. should try again to curb blight caused by foreclosures

    L.A. should try again to curb blight caused by foreclosures
    The housing crisis that nearly brought the nation's economy to a standstill hit hard in Los Angeles, particularly in its most vulnerable neighborhoods. Banks foreclosed on more than 56,000 single-family and multi-residential units in the area between 2007...
  • Council members seek tighter state regulation of ride-sharing firms

    Three members of the Los Angeles City Council called Tuesday for state lawmakers to back tighter state regulation of ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber, arguing that existing rules leave passengers using the firms' smartphone apps vulnerable and...
  • L.A. panel takes key step toward wage boost for hotel workers

    L.A. panel takes key step toward wage boost for hotel workers
    Los Angeles lawmakers took a crucial step Tuesday toward ramping up the minimum wage for thousands of hotel workers, asking staff to draft an ordinance that would increase their pay to at least $15.37 an hour. City leaders have been considering the...
  • 3 L.A. City Council members back new rules for ride-share services

    3 L.A. City Council members back new rules for ride-share services
    Three members of the Los Angeles City Council called Tuesday for state lawmakers to back tighter state regulation of ride-sharing companies, such as Lyft and Uber, arguing that existing rules leave passengers using the firms' smartphone apps vulnerable...
  • For the record

    Gun control: In the March 6 Section A, an article about the gun control debate in Colorado misstated Republican Rep. Mike Coffman's position on immigration reform by saying he had endorsed a path to citizenship for undocumented residents. While Coffman...
  • U.S. probe of Central Basin linked to Calderon brother, sources say

    A subpoena from federal prosecutors has been served at the Central Basin Municipal Water District, which has come under scrutiny amid an FBI probe of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). Law enforcement sources confirmed issuing the subpoena,...
  • Kevin James grilled during City Hall confirmation session

    Kevin James grilled during City Hall confirmation session
    After being grilled about controversial past statements on immigration and climate change, former mayoral candidate Kevin James was confirmed as a new appointee to the Los Angeles Board of Public Works by the City Council. The council voted 11-0 on...
  • Garcetti, Greuel in dead heat for L.A. mayor

    Garcetti, Greuel in dead heat for L.A. mayor
    The latest round of election results that trickled in Tuesday night showed City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel in a dead heat in the race to be the next mayor of Los Angeles. With 8% of precints reporting, Greuel had 50% of...
  • With all precincts reporting, clear leaders emerge in city races

    With all precincts reporting, clear leaders emerge in city races
    The Los Angeles city clerk early Wednesday morning released final vote tallies for the citywide election, leaving only mail-in ballot results standing between candidates' victory and defeat. With 100% of precincts reporting just after 3 a.m., clear...
  • Around Town: This land is their land...

    It was a hot day in Highland Park. Len and I had just returned to the campaign headquarters for Gil Cedillo, candidate for Los Angeles City Council, District 1. Even though we live in La Cañada and despite the endorsement of Cedillo's opponent by our...