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  • Two L.A. fire commanders reassigned

    Two L.A. fire commanders reassigned
    Two top commanders who oversaw hiring and training at the Los Angeles Fire Department have been reassigned after officials learned their sons advanced during a recruitment process that has come under scrutiny at City Hall. Interim Fire Chief James G....
  • L.A. City Council takes step toward fracking ban

    L.A. City Council takes step toward fracking ban
    In the morning while walking to her car, Michelle Kennedy sometimes detects a smell like cat urine. She says the asthma her 6-year-old suffers seems to have worsened. Kennedy suspects the oil and gas wells pumping in her South Los Angeles neighborhood....
  • Taller Bel-Air home opposed; residents say hillside rules being eroded

    Taller Bel-Air home opposed; residents say hillside rules being eroded
    A band of homeowners associations have lined up in opposition to allowing a Bel-Air home to exceed city height rules, arguing that hillside development restrictions are being eroded by granting exceptions to some landowners. “Little by little,...
  • L.A. City Council approves Anaheim's Marcie Edwards as new head of DWP

    L.A. City Council approves Anaheim's Marcie Edwards as new head of DWP
    The Los Angeles City Council confirmed Marcie Edwards as the new general manager of the Department of Water and Power on Friday, tapping the Anaheim city manager to take the helm of the municipal utility as it grapples with multiple controversies....
  • Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money

    Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money
    More than a week after Rep. Henry A. Waxman touched off a political earthquake with his retirement announcement, aftershocks are rippling across his Westside-South Bay district. State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel,...
  • L.A. City Council votes to explore allowing backyard beekeeping

    L.A. City Council votes to explore allowing backyard beekeeping
    The Los Angeles City Council took its first step Wednesday to explore whether beekeeping should be allowed in residential zones, asking city staff to report back on the idea. Backyard beekeepers want Los Angeles to join New York, Santa Monica and...
  • L.A. backyard beekeeping picking up buzz

    L.A. backyard beekeeping picking up buzz
    When Max Wong first "outed" herself to her neighbors, she wondered when the police would be knocking on her door. Until then, she had kept her passion a secret. But Wong said most of her Mount Washington neighbors were simply puzzled. Beekeeping?...
  • Restore Fire Department funding, L.A. councilman urges

    Restore Fire Department funding, L.A. councilman urges
    In reaction to ongoing controversy over emergency response times, a Los Angeles city councilman on Friday called for full funding to be restored to the Fire Department, whose budget has been slashed by more than 15% over the last three years. The...
  • Puppy mills: L.A. council to vote on proposed ban for pet stores

    Puppy mills: L.A. council to vote on proposed ban for pet stores
    The Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance Wednesday that would ban pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits unless the animals came from nonprofit rescue organizations or city animal shelters. The law is designed to target...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: City backs synagogue project, Stanley Cup arrives in Glendale

    San Fernando Valley roundup: City backs synagogue project, Stanley Cup arrives in Glendale
    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, June 27, 2012 — hereby known as Stanley Cup Day in Glendale. You heard that right. The 35 pound silver trophy is heading this way at 11 a.m. as it tours the Los Angeles area following the Kings' long-...
  • Paul Koretz in City Council District 5

     Paul Koretz in City Council District 5
    The City Council member representing the 5th District must serve as a strong voice for preserving the quality of life of his constituents but must also be a vocal advocate for the greater needs of a city facing chronic fiscal shortfalls. The incumbent,...