| 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...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Mayoral rivals Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti clashed over outside spending in the race in a debate Monday. Garcetti attacked Greuel for not agreeing to sign a pledge that would have required the candidates to give charities the equivalent of half the...
| May 4, 2013
Six men and two women sit down to a simple dinner around a rectangular table in a glassed-in upstairs room at Osteria la Buca. It's 7:30 on a Tuesday night in spring, and the sun is just barely sinking into the city haze, leaving Melrose Avenue awash in...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:16 AM
A jury in DuPage County took about 21/2 hours Tuesday to find a Willow Springs man guilty of orchestrating the murders of three members of a Darien family in 2010.
Johnny Borizov, 31, was found guilty of murder and solicitation in the slayings of...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
With polls showing a potentially close race for Los Angeles mayor, candidate Eric Garcetti trolled for last-minute votes in Pacific Palisades with former Republican contender Kevin James at his side.
Though Garcetti had a 7-point margin over his rival...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Encino residents Ian and Susan Buda said they voted for Eric Garcetti in L.A.'s mayoral race Tuesday. The reason?
"The DWP," Susan Buda said, pointing to a nearby white Department of Water and Power truck.
"The two of them haven't got much to say in...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Smart and capable, City Controller Wendy Greuel has been a high-profile public servant who believes in Los Angeles and has devoted much of her career to improving it. But boy, did she run a lousy campaign for mayor.
Eric Garcetti's sizable win might...