| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:25 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:23 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:51 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:24 PM
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....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
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...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:08 PM
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...
| May 18, 2013
| 7:43 PM
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...