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  • Dig more on pay for L.A.'s injured city workers

    To the editor: What a depressing article about the impotence of the Los Angeles City Council to deal with municipal employees on disability leave who make more money sitting at home than working. Some of the claims cited in the article are suspect. ("L.A. to review 'flawed and expensive' leave policy for injured workers," Dec. 20)
  • L.A. to review 'flawed and expensive' leave policy for injured workers

    L.A. to review 'flawed and expensive' leave policy for injured workers
    Los Angeles' top elected officials say reforms are needed in an unusually generous injury leave policy that pays city employees more when they are out with job-related ailments than when they come to work. The cost to taxpayers for injury leaves taken...

    Asian Americans make new push for L.A. council seats

     Asian Americans make new push for L.A. council seats
    Nearly 30 years ago, legislative aide Mike Woo shattered a barrier, becoming the first Asian American to win a seat on the Los Angeles City Council. The milestone was hailed as a sign that Asian Americans had finally come into their own on the local...

    Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor

    Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor
    In Leimert Park, neighborhood boosters dream of new markets, cafés and galleries springing up when a Metro station opens there in five years, drawing riders from across Los Angeles to this center of African American culture. The nearby blocks already...

    L.A. voters won't be offered cash prizes in March city election

    L.A. voters won't be offered cash prizes in March city election
    A controversial proposal to offer cash prizes to Los Angeles voters is dead — at least for next year's city elections. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson said this week that he wanted more time to consider the idea of using money or...