| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Three weeks after being sworn in as a new representative for South Los Angeles, Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price announced his support for a new liquor permit at a market in the north end of his district.
Two weeks later, Price backed alcohol...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has told at least five of the city's department heads that he has decided to keep them as high-level managers, part of his months-long effort to build a new administration.
Garcetti, who is going through a review of more...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:38 AM
City transportation employees are expected to speak out at Wednesday's Los Angeles City Council meeting about policies they say are putting commuters at risk -- the second time in a month they have criticized how their workplace is run.
At least 100...
| Mar 22, 2013
As the mayoral candidates crossed the two-month mark until the runoff election, Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are struggling with a bit of a paradox -- the two long-time, pro-labor Democrats are jockeying over which of them is more likely......
| Mar 22, 2013
Once a year, politicians, lobbyists and other City Hall power players get together for a fancy dinner at the Beverly Hilton to make fun of each other for a good cause. The honoree at this year's Los Angeles Political Roast,......
| May 21, 2013
| 9:20 PM
In the first ballots counted in the race for the next mayor of Los Angeles, City Controller Wendy Greuel held a slight lead over City Councilman Eric Garcetti. With 7.5% reporting, Greuel led Garcetti 51% to 49%.
But with the vast majority of the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Gary Squier, who became the first housing director for the city of Los Angeles in 1990 and faced a formidable housing challenge in the aftermath of the Northridge earthquake, died Dec. 4 at his Santa Monica home. He was 61.
The cause was lung cancer,...
| Jan 31, 2013
Former Cudahy mayor: In the Jan. 29 LATExtra section, an article about former Cudahy Mayor David Silva's sentencing in a bribery case omitted the first name and title of former Cudahy City Manager George Perez.
Hollywood Bowl: In the Jan. 29 Calendar...
| Feb 25, 2013
Hello. I’m Times Political Writer Seema Mehta and here’s your L.A. City Election update.
The nation’s eyes were fixed this weekend on the Oscar race unfolding in Hollywood. But with just days to go before the citywide March 5 election,...
| May 8, 2013
Average employee pay at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power rose 15% over the last five years, despite an economic slump that ravaged the city's budget, records released Tuesday show.
DWP workers received significantly more generous pay...
| May 2, 2013
Shortly after lawyers for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees' union filed a lawsuit to delay release of their members' names and current salaries, both mayoral candidates called on the agency to make the information public as soon...