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  • Measure B: Solar savior or shady politics?

    Measure B: Solar savior or shady politics?
    Today's topic: City Controller Laura Chick says she'll vote no on Measure B because she thinks "the entire process of how it ended up on the ballot stinks." On the other hand, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other local leaders tout Measure B as a badly...
  • Why the rush on Measure B?

    Why the rush on Measure B?
    Today's topic: Why did the city rush to put Measure B on the March 3 ballot before a full analysis of its cost and effect on rates was completed? Previously, Humphreville and Leonard debated the polarized political views on Measure B. The DWP money train...
  • Solar energy without Measure B

    Solar energy without Measure B
    Today's topic: What happens with solar energy in Los Angeles if Measure B doesn't pass? Click here to read previous exchanges in this Dust-Up. Solar, starting from scratch Point: Jack Humphreville If voters reject Measure B on March 3, the Los Angeles...
  • No on Measure A

    No on Measure A
    Los Angeles was once a great place to grow up, and it wasn't just because of the sunshine and the beach. Kids here enjoyed a great public school system, true, but it was more than that. They had an infrastructure of first-rate libraries, organized after-...
  • Calif. Hires Auditor to Oversee Stimulus Spending

    SACRAMENTO - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is hiring Los Angeles city controller Laura Chick to act as an independent auditor overseeing California's share of federal stimulus funding. Schwarzenegger was scheduled to name Chick to the newly created job...
  • In today's pages: False steps, botched arrests and phony outrage

     
    Miriam Pawel details how the United Farm Workers switched from backing Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to increase Central Valley water supplies to opposing it. Backed by the Change to Win union coalition, Pawel writes, the UFW established a $1...
  • City controller told to sever ties with private counsel

     
    The lawsuit between the Los Angeles city controller???s office and the city attorney???s office took a new twist today when the City Council ordered Controller Wendy Greuel to sever ties with her private counsel, Fred Woocher. Woocher was hired by......
  • Los Angeles city attorney and city controller given one month to resolve dispute

     
    A judge on Tuesday gave Los Angeles??? warring city attorney and city controller another month to resolve a legal dispute over limits to the city controller???s auditing powers. At the same time, the judge expressed confusion over the Los Angeles......
  • Judge delays legal squabble between L.A. city attorney and controller

     
    Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mark V. Mooney agreed to a two-week delay today in the legal dispute between City Atty. Carmen Trutanich and City Controller Wendy Greuel over the auditing powers of the controller’s office, but he underscored.......
  • Judge says L.A. controller has right to defend her office

     
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled today that Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel can officially take the place of her predecessor, Laura Chick, in a lawsuit filed by the former city attorney. Until Judge Mark V. Mooney’s......
  • Judge rules that L.A. controller lacks authority to audit elected officials

     
    The Los Angeles city controller does not have the legal authority to conduct performance audits on the city attorney or any other elected official, including the mayor and members of the City Council, a judge ruled today. L.A. County Superior......