| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said through a spokesman Monday that allegations contained in a workplace discrimination complaint filed against him by a former female staffer are untrue.
Huizar spokesman Rick Coca said in an email that the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A middle school English teacher in San Diego was sentenced Monday to three years probation and a gun safety class after pleading guilty to taking a gun and ammunition to campus.
Ned Carter Walker, 41, is the process of being fired, officials said. He...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A vote on whether public murals should again be legal in Los Angeles has been delayed until Friday.
Councilman Jose Huizar asked for the delay to give the city attorney’s office more time to review language in the proposed mural ordinance. Huizar,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:19 PM
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.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:01 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:06 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:48 PM
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.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Arcelia Gonzalez complained to the city months ago about sidewalk tree roots that ruptured the drain pipe outside her family's Boyle Heights restaurant — to no avail.
So when Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti showed up across the street with a...
| 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...