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  • Investigators' report says city found no sexual harassment evidence

    Investigators' report says city found no sexual harassment evidence
    Investigators looking into sexual harassment accusations against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar "did not locate any evidence to support that the alleged discrimination, retaliation, or harassment occurred," according to a section of their final...
  • L.A. lawmakers press for cleanup of city's trash-strewn alleys

    L.A. lawmakers press for cleanup of city's trash-strewn alleys
    When she was a child in South Los Angeles, 77-year-old Meredith Watts remembers she could play in the alleys. Now the dusty lane behind her 51st Street home is a perpetual nuisance, clogged with castaway armchairs, the husks of dead televisions, cans...
  • Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department

    Los Angeles turns to city veteran to run building department
    Los Angeles’ interim head of the Department of Building and Safety was given the permanent job Wednesday after a 13-0 City Council confirmation vote. The move elevates Raymond Chan, a longtime veteran of the Department of Building and Safety. Chan...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival

    Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are set to appear Wednesday outside City Hall for what is expected to be an announcement on the two-day Budweiser Made in America music festival planned for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. Garcetti...
  • Jay Z's Music Fest Will Boost L.A. Economy, Says Mayor Eric Garcetti

    A Jay Z "curated" music festival being staged in downtown Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend will run concurrently with one in Philadelphia. On the steps of City Hall on Wednesday, the music mogul and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the...
  • L.A. should be more selective with hotel tax breaks, some say

    L.A. should be more selective with hotel tax breaks, some say
    Nearly a decade ago, lawmakers in Los Angeles took an aggressive step to boost the city's languishing Convention Center, granting tens of millions of dollars in tax breaks to spark construction of a 54-story hotel nearby. The strategy worked, bringing...
  • Jay Z festival coming to Grand Park on Labor Day weekend

    Jay Z festival coming to Grand Park on Labor Day weekend
    Announcing that rapper Jay Z's popular Made in America music festival is coming to downtown, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that the event will "shine a spotlight" on Grand Park, the city's up-and-coming Civic Center gathering spot. But what was...
  • Some concerned about Jay Z event at downtown L.A. park

    Some concerned about Jay Z event at downtown L.A. park
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wants the city to hold off on issuing permits for a music festival involving Jay Z, saying he needs more information about the Labor Day weekend event. The Budweiser Made in America Festival, which advertises...
  • Effort to seal records in Huizar harassment lawsuit opposed by Times

    Effort to seal records in Huizar harassment lawsuit opposed by Times
    The Times filed a motion Friday opposing a court order that would bar public access to records in a sexual harassment case involving Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar. The newspaper said it is seeking to be heard on the public's right to access...
  • Leland Yee falls, and California secretary of state candidates rise up

    Leland Yee falls, and California secretary of state candidates rise up
    Thanks to state Sen. Leland Yee’s alleged attempts to broker illegal gun deals for campaign contributions, candidates for California’s secretary of state are suddenly getting a lot of attention and news coverage. Yee is out of the race,...
  • Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions

    Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions
    The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...