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  • Newton: Schools and City Hall

    Newton: Schools and City Hall
    To the cynically tuned ear, two remarks by Los Angeles Councilman Eric Garcetti in recent days seem to suggest the perils of a mayoral candidacy dependent, at least in some measure, on support from United Teachers Los Angeles, the union that represents...
  • L.A. council endorses back-to-back DWP rate hikes

     
    After months of community meetings and public hearings, a two-year package of DWP electricity rate hikes totaling 11.1% won preliminary approval Tuesday from the Los Angeles City Council. The council voted 10 to 4 to back the increases, which are expected...
  • USC's $1.2-billion expansion wins City Council approval

     
    A $1.2-billion expansion of student, academic and retail space at USC has been unanimously approved by the Los Angeles City Council, a project that will create more than 12,000 jobs and potentially ease student housing demand in the campus neighborhoods.....
  • Mayoral candidates mourn Newtown, call for assault weapons ban

     
    All four candidates for Los Angeles mayor called for the renewal of the expired federal assault weapons ban in light of the shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn., that left 27 dead, including 20 elementary school students. Saturday night's mayoral debate,.....
  • L.A. mayor candidates Greuel, Garcetti trade barbs at labor meeting

     
    The first hint of a lively L.A. mayoral race surfaced at a forum staged recently by the Service Employees International Union, which represents 10,000 city employees....
  • Connecticut shooting sparks calls for gun control legislation

     
    California leaders have called for tighter gun laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre in Connecticut. The shooting in Newtown, Conn., left 28 dead, including 26 elementary school students and staff. The gunman also killed his mother......
  • 58 will appear on ballot in L.A. City Hall races

     
    Fifty-eight candidates have qualified to run for city offices in Los Angeles' March 5 election, with the majority looking to fill open seats on the City Council, according to the final list from the City Clerk's office....
  • L.A. mayor candidates spar in first televised debate

     
    City Controller Wendy Greuel sought to discredit rival Kevin James at the first televised debate of candidates for mayor of Los Angeles on Saturday night, saying his former radio show was a “radical right-wing” program. Greuel’s attack...
  • Council votes to seek private Convention Center manager

     
    L.A. City Council members voted to invite private operators to submit bids to run the downtown Convention Center, handing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa a major victory....
  • Can Garcetti tap multicultural L.A. to become mayor? [Video Discussion]

     
    Times Political Writer Michael Finnegan will discuss the L.A. mayoral candidacy of Councilman Eric Garcetti during a Google+ Hangout at 4:30 p.m. Finnegan profiled Garcetti in today's paper: A top contender to succeed Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa,...
  • L.A. mayoral candidate Kevin James spent heavily on political consultants

     
    Kevin James, the sole Republican among the main contenders in the L.A. mayor’s race, raised a little more than $42,000 in the final quarter of 2012, but spent more than four times that amount, largely on high-priced political consultants....