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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. to stop issuing tickets for parking at broken meters

    L.A. to stop issuing tickets for parking at broken meters
    Drivers will no longer get a ticket for parking at a broken parking meter in the city of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed Wednesday to overturn a policy that allowed vehicles to be ticketed when parked at broken or inoperable...
  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: The Gatto plot thickens

    The clumsy statements by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political team denying that he ran a slate of delegates for the 43rd Assembly District's seats at the state Democratic Party convention — and that challengers were threatened and intimidated —...
  • Garcetti's DWP commissioners are confirmed 15-0 by City Council

    Garcetti's DWP commissioners are confirmed 15-0 by City Council
    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...
  • 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. 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,...
  • 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...