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  • 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...
  • $50,000 reward considered in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

    $50,000 reward considered in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist
    The city of Los Angeles will consider offering a $50,000 reward to help find the driver who hit and killed an 18-year-old bicyclist. David Granados was killed March 24 after he was hit by a car as he rode his bicycle on Bellaire Avenue at Oxnard...
  • L.A. Council President Herb Wesson wants DWP deal by Sept. 1

    L.A. Council President Herb Wesson wants DWP deal by Sept. 1
    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...
  • Garcetti, City Council to announce details of DWP salary pact

    Garcetti, City Council to announce details of DWP salary pact
    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...
  • Third candidate launches bid to replace L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge

    Third candidate launches bid to replace L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge
    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...
  • L.A. officials propose $3-billion bond measure for May ballot

     
    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....
  • Mayor calls for ending L.A. investments in assault weapon makers

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has asked the city's three pension funds to review all investments and work to end those in companies that manufacture assault weapons....
  • L.A. City Council OKs ban on plastic grocery and carryout bags

    L.A. City Council OKs ban on plastic grocery and carryout bags
    Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on plastic grocery bags, with the City Council barring them in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer that sells groceries. Nearly three weeks after a...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity
    The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill. Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
  • Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition

    Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition
    In the costliest and most vicious City Council race of the Los Angeles election season, the battle for Hollywood has shattered beliefs about Armenian solidarity, with Paul Krekorian's role seen as causing deep rifts in the community. Little Armenia in...