| 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 22, 2013
| 6:22 AM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Three-term City Councilman Eric Garcetti's relentless campaigning paid off early Wednesday as he decisively won a hard-fought race to become Los Angeles' next mayor, scoring well with...
| 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,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to approve the slate of new commissioners appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to a civilian board that oversees the Los Angeles City Fire Department, an agency the new mayor has identified as needing significant...
| Jan 30, 2013
Frank Pooler: In the Jan. 26 LATExtra section, a photograph with the obituary of longtime Cal State Long Beach choral director Frank Pooler should have been credited to the university, not the Los Angeles Times.
City Council: In the Jan. 28 Section A, a...
| 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...