| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to make Kevin James its new president, the latest move in the formation of Mayor Eric Garcetti's administration.
One day after he fielded questions from the City Council about controversial...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has chosen former mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez to serve on the panel that oversees retirement benefits for the city's police officers and firefighters, according to public records.
Garcetti filed paperwork with the...
| Apr 8, 2013
Over the past few weeks, the race for mayor of Los Angeles has been less a contest of ideas and leadership than it's been an endorsement roulette, with Controller Wendy Greuel and Councilman Eric Garcetti trotting out their latest pledges of support as...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:26 PM
When Los Angeles mayoral rivals Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti started scrambling last month to line up key supporters for the May runoff, Maxine Waters was near the top of the list for both — well worth any wining, dining or flattery that might...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Officials at the South Coast Air Quality Management District will postpone its hearing regarding the removal of beach fire rings in Orange and Los Angeles counties after the city of Huntington Beach received a letter from the California Coastal...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The South Coast Air Quality Management District will postpone its hearing regarding the removal of beach fire rings in Orange and Los Angeles counties after the city of Huntington Beach received a letter from the California Coastal Commission.
| May 1, 2013
| 12:11 AM
Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel sought the endorsement of Republican Kevin James after he was eliminated from the race in the March primary. Now she's out with an attack mailer blasting James’ backing of Eric Garcetti, her rival in the...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:47 PM
A drive along Angus Street in hilly Silver Lake requires navigating a gantlet of buckled concrete slabs and dirt-filled cracks.
But on South Seabluff Drive in Playa Vista the ride is smooth, the pavement is black and you can smell the fresh asphalt....
| May 13, 2013
| 9:01 AM
A proposal to raise the minimum wage for hotel workers to $15 per hour became an issue in the mayoral contest over the weekend, with Wendy Greuel supporting it as labor activists backing her used the proposal to urge voters to support her. Rival Eric...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:48 PM
In the final days of the contentious contest for Los Angeles city attorney, some of the area’s political leaders, once reticent to make endorsements, are choosing sides.
Former lawmaker Mike Feuer picked up a big endorsement Tuesday from Los...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:19 AM
After months of slashing at each other's integrity and trustworthiness, mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti largely put aside their differences with one week left before the May 21 election as they supported non-controversial education...