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Laura Chick

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  • 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......
  • Villaraigosa Offers Bleak Financial Forecast for L.A.

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa offered a bleak financial forecast for city government over the next two years on Saturday, warning that deep cuts to services and other belt-tightening measures would be unavoidable because of the worsening economic...
  • Villaraigosa Wins 2nd Term as L.A. Mayor

    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa secured a second four-year term in Tuesday's election. But one of his closest allies, Councilman Jack Weiss, was headed for a May 19 runoff in the contest for city attorney. With about half of the...
  • 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...
  • Laura Chick: California's eagle eye

    If I were writing her business card, it would read, "Kicking butt in sensible shoes since 1993." Laura Chick has enemies. I am not one of them. The woman who's leaving Los Angeles City Hall after two terms on the City Council and two as city controller is...
  • Would-Be LAPD Chief Once Accused of Cover-Up

    Would-Be LAPD Chief Once Accused of Cover-Up
    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Police Department chief-in-waiting Charlie Beck was once accused of covering up the alleged misuse of taxpayer money while he was president of the Los Angeles Police Relief Association nearly a decade ago, the Los Angeles...