| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wasn't satisfied with L.A.'s strategy for bringing in big hotels.
At a hearing last summer, Huizar said the city's policy analysts should get "more creative" in their approach to subsidizing projects around the...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The candidates seeking an Eastside seat on the Los Angeles City Council fired off accusations Wednesday night about honesty, morality and even sexism during what was the nastiest forum in the campaign so far.
Appearing onstage at Cal State, Los Angeles,...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:57 PM
Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Thursday she has landed three high-profile endorsements in her race for Los Angeles City Council: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Gil Cedillo.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina announced this week that she has pulled in three big-name endorsements in her race for Los Angeles City Council: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Gil Cedillo....
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:39 PM
A billboard company challenging Los Angeles' restrictions on digital signs has disclosed plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Tuesday she would give up part of her salary if elected to a seat on the City Council, part of a larger critique of her opponent's handling of financial issues.
In a mailer sent by her campaign and...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:43 AM
At a breakfast-hour Council District 4 candidate debate last week, I jokingly asked one of the prospective council members whether this was the 26th or 27th forum. This is every morning, the candidate replied, with some exasperation. "Every. Morning."...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:00 AM
As L.A.'s election season heats up, several candidates for City Council are taking aim at lawmakers' six-figure salaries — the highest among the nation's largest cities — saying they would return part of their pay if elected.
| Feb 7, 2015
| 5:35 PM
Four candidates running for an Eastside seat on the Los Angeles City Council sparred on Saturday over housing costs, real estate development and the state of basic services in Boyle Heights.
In the first candidate forum of the campaign, former County...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:22 AM
Unions representing roughly 20,000 Los Angeles municipal employees have begun a day of citywide demonstrations to draw attention to stalled contract talks.
The Coalition of L.A. City Unions, which bargains on behalf of more than half the city's civilian...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 12:26 PM
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...