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  • L.A. council members call for big changes in sex harassment training

    L.A. council members call for big changes in sex harassment training
    Two members of the Los Angeles City Council called Wednesday for major changes to the city’s sexual harassment training, saying every employee should take the sessions, not just managers. Council President Herb Wesson and Councilwoman Nury...
  • Wesson draws criticism after praising Huizar at campaign event

    Wesson draws criticism after praising Huizar at campaign event
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson gave a resounding endorsement of Councilman Jose Huizar this week, telling an audience of lobbyists, business leaders and labor officials that Huizar is his "best friend" on the 15-member council. “...
  • City Hall or frat house?

    City Hall or frat house?
    Human nature being what it is, people are going to have extramarital and intra-office affairs, and no amount of warning from friends, Scriptures or made-for-cable movies will prevent them. But anyone in a position of power to hire and fire is inviting...
  • L.A. moves to boost limits on gifts to lawmakers

    L.A. moves to boost limits on gifts to lawmakers
    Two months ago, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission called for new and stringent limits on gifts to the city's politicians, saying such niceties can undermine the public's confidence in government when they come from people doing business at City Hall....
  • Proposal to list buildings vulnerable to earthquakes sparks debate

    Proposal to list buildings vulnerable to earthquakes sparks debate
    A Los Angeles councilman's call for the city to consider creating an inventory of thousands of so-called soft-story apartments that could collapse during a major earthquake is already generating debate. This first-of-its-kind list would apply to...
  • Los Angeles moves to lift decade-old ban on public murals

    Los Angeles moves to lift decade-old ban on public murals
    Artists predicted a renaissance of public muraling across Los Angeles as the City Council voted 13-2 Wednesday to lift a decade-long ban on the large outdoor artworks. "We owe it to our next generation to reclaim our legacy as a mural capital of the...
  • L.A. pushed to review quake-vulnerable apartment buildings

    L.A. pushed to review quake-vulnerable apartment buildings
    Seismic experts and engineers have long warned that a certain type of wood-framed building is particularly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake, because the first story cannot support the weight of the upper stories. During Southern...
  • Around Town: An at-risk gem in downtown L.A.

    There's always a La Cañada connection. Case in point: Michael Connelly's mystery, “The Black Box,” doesn't exactly mention La Cañada, but his lead character, Detective Harry Bosch, stops at Giamela's in Atwater Village for a meatball...
  • Study ordered for L.A.'s quake-vulnerable apartment buildings

    Study ordered for L.A.'s quake-vulnerable apartment buildings
     Worried about a certain type of wood-framed building particularly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake, a Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday ordered building officials to come up with a plan to identify these structures. Los Angeles...
  • Wesson criticized for endorsing Huizar before harassment probe

    Wesson criticized for endorsing Huizar before harassment probe
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson offered a full-throated endorsement of Councilman Jose Huizar this week, just three months after he ordered the creation of a panel to review sexual harassment allegations against him. "Mr. Huizar is like...
  • Lawyer cites 'inappropriate' tactic in Huizar sex harassment suit

    Lawyer cites 'inappropriate' tactic in Huizar sex harassment suit
    The woman who has accused Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar of engaging in sexual harassment filed a lawsuit Tuesday to keep the city from forcing her to provide testimony for a special committee investigating her harassment claims. Michael...