| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson called Thursday for public hearings on the proposed contract with Department of Water and Power employees, saying he wants a deal on the contract by Sept. 1.
Wesson said Mayor Eric Garcetti has...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:53 PM
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 supporters now to get...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Real estate agent Judy Oroshnik was doing a favor for a client when she offered to call the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's customer service line to resolve a problem.
Forty minutes later, her goodwill was gone.
That's how long it took for...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will appear at a news conference Thursday to announce details of a proposed four-year salary package for Department of Water and Power workers.
The proposal ends weeks of back-and-forth talks between elected officials and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
With the municipal election 18 months away, the number of contenders looking to replace L.A. City Councilman Tom LaBonge has quickly grown to three.
Tara Bannister, vice president for the National Apartment Assn., informed the city's Ethics Commission...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:37 PM
The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Wednesday for Mayor Eric Garcetti to overhaul the five-member panel that oversees the city's electrical utility.
On a 15 to 0 vote, the council confirmed four new commissioners at the Department of Water...
| May 1, 2013
Just once, it would be nice to encounter a well-prepared grass-roots candidate for the Los Angeles City Council. There is no good reason that a neighborhood activist or business owner can't do some homework and come to a council race with a well-crafted,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Two Los Angeles City Council members called for a $3-billion street repair bond measure to go on the May 21 ballot, saying there isn't enough money to keep up with the backlog of needed repairs....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A jury Friday ordered the city of Los Angeles to pay $5.7 million to a man who was shot and paralyzed by police after he fled the scene of a gang shooting. Although the payout, which could reach about $6.5......
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Saturday recommended that the city appeal a jury's decision to award $5.7 million to a convicted felon left paralyzed in a police shooting after he was allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Some at City Hall are questioning whether the city of Los Angeles should have taken more than $56,000 set aside for motorists who had successfully challenged their parking tickets and used it to help patch a budget hole....