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  • Letters: Break time can be nap time too

    Re "L.A. trash truck policy costly," Feb. 13 Who's to blame for the impending $26-million payout to city truck drivers? Only the L.A. City Council — not the court, not the lawyers and certainly not the drivers. When the city imposed the lunch...
  • L.A. policy on breaks for trash truck drivers could prove costly

    L.A. policy on breaks for trash truck drivers could prove costly
    L.A. officials wanted to make absolutely sure the city's trash truck drivers would not get caught sleeping in their trucks — a sight sure to enrage taxpayers or possibly attract a TV news camera. So they laid down a set of break time rules...
  • 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,...
  • Newton: Treating L.A.'s spending addiction

    Newton: Treating L.A.'s spending addiction
    City Councilman Bernard C. Parks likes to describe Los Angeles' budget woes as the consequence of an untreated addiction — the city's habit of adding workers in good times and then being unwilling to let them go in bad times. The result is ever-...
  • Test test test

    LACountyCEO Bill Fujioka    County Mayor @mikeantonovich to declare local state of emergency after widespread damage from #LAWind 21 minutes ago PaulKrekorian Paul Krekorian    Great news: USMC LCpl Derek Leiphardt's banner, which was blown off hours ago...
  • State reclaims stake in film production

    State reclaims stake in film production
    Tax incentives for movie and television production are keeping jobs and billions of dollars in California, according to a study released Tuesday. The state incentive program launched in 2009 has created 20,000 industry jobs, spurred more than $20 in...
  • Water could change Verdugo's course

    Water could change Verdugo's course
    Verdugo Hills Golf Course, threatened for years by residential development, could be saved if funds from a Los Angeles clean-water bond are used to construct a stormwater treatment facility on the site, officials said. Los Angeles City Councilman Paul...
  • Schiff calls for immigration policy change

    Schiff calls for immigration policy change
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met with a panel of scientists, engineers and technology firm executives recently to discuss possible changes to federal immigration policy that could boost American competitiveness in the technology sector. Schiff said he is...
  • Legislators release office budgets

    Members of both houses of the California Legislature recently released their updated office budgets amid pressure from government groups and news organizations to make the data available to the public. Assembly members released their figures for all of...
  • Newton: How L.A.'s shortfall adds up

    Newton: How L.A.'s shortfall adds up
    As Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa works to bring the city's finances under control, he's made some laudable moves, but his actions today are constrained by two decisions from earlier in his tenure that limit his options. The first came in late...
  • New exec takes on antidrug coalition

    A fixture in local politics has been appointed to lead the Crescenta Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition as its new executive director to help strengthen community partnerships. Suzy Jacobs, who worked for state Sen. Jack Scott and Assembly...