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  • 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...
  • L.A.'s pocket parks are flourishing, supporters say

    L.A.'s pocket parks are flourishing, supporters say
    A plan to increase the pedestrian friendliness of Los Angeles by blocking off parallel parking spaces and creating pocket parks on the adjacent sidewalk appears to be flourishing, according to city officials and backers of the project. The pilot program...
  • Councilman Huizar's daughter treated for leukemia

    Councilman Huizar's daughter  treated for leukemia
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar confirmed Monday that his 3-year-old daughter, Aviana, has been diagnosed with leukemia and is being treated at Children's Hospital. Huizar made the disclosure in response to queries about why he missed several...
  • High-rise apartment enclave planned for downtown L.A.

    High-rise apartment enclave planned for downtown L.A.
    Residential blocks east of Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles are filling in as the area attracts more young singles, couples and baby boomers. Six real estate parcels, now mostly parking lots in the shadow of AT&T Center, have been purchased in...
  • L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar is sued by former aide for harassment

    L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar is sued by former aide for harassment
    A woman who spent seven years as an aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming the lawmaker waged a "campaign of retaliation" against her after she turned down specific requests for "sexual favors." Francine Godoy,...
  • San Bernardino councilman pleads guilty, resigns, exits mayor race

    San Bernardino councilman pleads guilty, resigns, exits mayor race
    A San Bernardino city councilman and mayoral candidate pleaded guilty Thursday to a perjury charge after he spent money raised for his political campaigns on non-campaign expenses and lied about it in documents, prosecutors said. Chas Kelley resigned...
  • Mayor Garcetti vows action on earthquake safety issues

    Mayor Garcetti vows action on earthquake safety issues
    Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday he was considering a new “chief resilience officer” to oversee preparations for a major earthquake and ensure Los Angeles can minimize the disaster’s damage. Garcetti’s suggestion for a top...
  • L.A. Sheriff Baca held liable for $100,000 in inmate abuse case

    L.A. Sheriff Baca held liable for $100,000 in inmate abuse case
    A federal jury has found Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca personally liable in a case involving abuse of an inmate in the Men's Central Jail, meaning the sheriff could be required to pay $100,000 out of pocket. It is the first time a jury has held...
  • BART workers on strike after marathon talks break down

    OAKLAND -- BART workers went on strike early Friday after a week of marathon negotiations failed to produce a settlement, causing difficulties for hundreds of thousands of Bay Area commuters. There are plans for enhanced bus and ferry service as well as...
  • 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...
  • 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...