| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:27 PM
One of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's picks to serve on an influential Westside planning commission has quietly dropped her bid for the post after an outcry from neighborhood activists.
Jaime Lee, chief executive of Los Angeles-based Jamison Realty,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:26 PM
After being grilled about controversial past statements on immigration and climate change, former mayoral candidate Kevin James was confirmed as a new appointee to the Los Angeles Board of Public Works by the City Council.
The council voted 11-0 on...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to make Kevin James its new president, the latest move in the formation of Mayor Eric Garcetti's administration.
One day after he fielded questions from the City Council about controversial...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Wait a second: Didn’t we just elect a new L.A. mayor? Anyone seen or heard from him? Anyone?
OK, yes, I know that Eric Garcetti is now mayor of Los Angeles. Replaced that Villaraigosa guy. Took office July 1; spent his first day “sitting...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:21 AM
The expensive and hard-fought race for Los Angeles mayor left former candidate Wendy Greuel with more than $518,000 in outstanding campaign debts, according to fundraising numbers turned in this week.
The report, which covers the fundraising period that...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:23 PM
The mayor of Lancaster said this week that sensitivity training is needed after a city commisioner made public comments that the mayor said were offensive to Jews and homosexuals.
Mayor R. Rex Parris said that Stan Muhammad of the city's Neighborhood...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has chosen former mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez to serve on the panel that oversees retirement benefits for the city's police officers and firefighters, according to public records.
Garcetti filed paperwork with the...
| Sep 24, 2013
With summer officially over, the Los Angeles officials who were elected in May lose their newbie status; their remaining organizational work should be attended to without further delay. In the case of Mayor Eric Garcetti, that includes the appointment...
| Apr 3, 2013
Justin Timberlake sales: A Quick Takes item in the March 27 Calendar section about first-week sales for Justin Timberlake's album "The 20/20 Experience" said that it was the 19th album in Nielsen SoundScan's 22-year history to sell more than 900,000...
| 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...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:11 AM
Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel sought the endorsement of Republican Kevin James after he was eliminated from the race in the March primary. Now she's out with an attack mailer blasting James’ backing of Eric Garcetti, her rival in the...