| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti sought Wednesday to rebuild his frayed ties with the city’s business leaders, embracing their City Hall agenda while promoting his efforts to speed L.A.’s economic recovery.
“You set the agenda for us,&...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday appointed two major supporters of his opponent in this year's mayoral election, former City Controller Wendy Greuel, to serve on the influential Planning Commission.
Garcetti chose former Police Commission...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Two members of the Los Angeles City Council called Friday for a halt to shutoff notices by the Department of Water and Power until problems with the utility's troubled billing system are fixed.
Council members Mitchell Englander and Nury Martinez,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The leader of the Department of Water and Power's largest union slammed Mayor Eric Garcetti and the utility's brass Friday for going live with a new billing system before it was ready.
Brian D'Arcy, the head of International Brotherhood of Electrical...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The full price tag for developing and rolling out a new Department of Water and Power billing system riddled with problems is more than twice the $59 million cited by the utility in recent days, a spokesman acknowledged.
The total cost of staff time,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Any time you're dealing with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, whether you're trying to understand your bill or figure out how the place is run, it can be a bit of an Alice in Wonderland experience.
Take Tuesday, for instance.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Damien Newton, bicyclist, bicycle advocate, founder and editor of Streetsblog LA — and owner of three bikes and one car — listens as I tick off complaints from drivers about bicyclists on the roads of Los Angeles: They blow through stop signs;...