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Paul Krekorian

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  • L.A. City Council confirms Mayor Eric Garcetti's DWP commissioners

    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday cleared the way for Mayor Eric Garcetti to overhaul the five-member panel that oversees the city's electricity and water utility. On a 15-0 vote, the council confirmed four new commissioners at the Department of...
  • L.A. City Council approves fee waiver for producers of TV pilots

    L.A. City Council approves fee waiver for producers of TV pilots
    In a step to help attract more television production, the Los Angeles City Council approved a measure to waive fees for producers who shoot television pilots in the city. The council Tuesday unanimously supported the resolution, which has been backed by...
  • Los Angeles Set to Waive Fees for TV Pilots

    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance that will waive fees on TV pilots, in hopes of recapturing a greater share of production of one-hour drama series that depend heavily on location filming. A spokesman for Los Angeles Mayor...
  • L.A. tightens qualifications for voting in neighborhood council races

    The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to tighten the rules for who can vote in neighborhood council elections after complaints that an overly broad definition of community stakeholder had allowed outsiders to manipulate results. Previously,...
  • DWP called on to change unlimited paid sick-day policy

    DWP called on to change unlimited paid sick-day policy
    Several top Los Angeles officials, including Mayor Eric Garcetti, are calling for changes to a policy that allows employees at the city's Department of Water and Power to collect unlimited sick pay. The policy, revealed by The Times on Friday, allows...
  • City Council's vote to appeal ride-sharing regulations falls short

    A sharply divided Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday failed to muster the votes needed to file an appeal challenging California’s rules for ride-sharing services, capping months of debate about the city’s role in regulating the new taxi...
  • Krekorian, Talamantes to lead San Fernando Valley COG

    The San Fernando Valley Council of Governments voted Thursday to name Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian its new chair and Burbank City Councilman Jess Talamantes as vice chair. The board is a cooperative effort among Glendale, Burbank, Los...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG shifts leadership gears

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG shifts leadership gears
    As the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments celebrated its third anniversary last week, one thing was perfectly clear: It was set up to fail by Los Angeles city and county officials and succeeding spectacularly at doing so. Utterly nothing was...
  • Mayor, council members call for probe of DWP sick-pay policy

    Mayor, council members call for probe of DWP sick-pay policy
    Top Los Angeles officials including Mayor Eric Garcetti are calling for an investigation into the Department of Water and Power's unlimited sick-pay policy. The policy, which was first reported by The Times on Friday, allows employees at the utility...
  • L.A. Film Czar to Create 'Informal' Industry Committee on Runaway Production

    Tom Sherak, the city of Los Angeles' new "film czar," said that he will gather a group of about 15 industry executives and workers to help create a strategic plan to address runaway production. Sherak, speaking at an event on Friday at Raleigh Studios...
  • West Hollywood councilman weighs a run for L.A. County supervisor

    West Hollywood councilman weighs a run for L.A. County supervisor
    West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran said Friday that he has filed paperwork to run for termed-out Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s seat and expects to make a formal announcement later this year. “I am calling...