| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:55 PM
This being a week in which we should consider what we're thankful for, I'd like to send a shout-out to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
As I was saying in my Wednesday column, you've got to love the ongoing mystery of the two DWP-...
| Nov 28, 2013
One hundred and fifty years ago, with the country still torn by civil war, President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for all Americans to observe a common day "of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens." That'...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Wendy Greuel is still seriously pondering a run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, but hasn’t made a final decision, according to sources close to her.
But the former Los Angeles city controller and failed mayoral candidate...