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  • Supervisor Gloria Molina endorses John Duran for Yaroslavsky's seat

    Supervisor Gloria Molina endorses John Duran for Yaroslavsky's seat
    Candidate John Duran added another high-profile endorsement to his run for Zev Yaroslavsky's open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, winning praise from Supervisor Gloria Molina as a local Latino politician "who represents a younger...
  • Beverly Hills Hotel Hires Former Bill Clinton Aide as Crisis PR Strategist

    Crisis PR strategist Mark Fabiani is working with the Dorchester Collection as it deals with a boycott of its properties, including the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Bel-Air, triggered by owner Sultan of Brunei's imposition of a harsh set of Sharia...
  • L.A. lawmakers tweak Garcetti's proposed budget, parking ticket plans

    L.A. lawmakers tweak Garcetti's proposed budget, parking ticket plans
    Los Angeles lawmakers want to reverse plans set out by Mayor Eric Garcetti to add dozens more part-time officers to write parking tickets, one in a string of proposed changes to the mayor's budget. When Garcetti set forth his budget, he proposed...
  • UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure

    UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure
    As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure....
  • If you like Uber, you would've loved the jitney

    If you like Uber, you would've loved the jitney
    Car services like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are thriving because they've embraced an obvious, good idea: connecting those who have spare time and wheels with people who need rides. Founded just five years ago, Uber now operates in 128 cities and on every...
  • L.A. councilmen make renewed push against wage theft

    L.A. councilmen make renewed push against wage theft
    Two Los Angeles City Council members began a push Tuesday for a new city ordinance that would crack down on businesses that cheat workers of their pay. "If you steal from a store, you go to jail," said Councilman Paul Koretz, who was joined by...
  • L.A. councilmen push for ordinance to crack down on wage theft

    L.A. councilmen push for ordinance to crack down on wage theft
    Two Los Angeles City Council members began a push Tuesday for a new city ordinance that would crack down on businesses that cheat workers of their pay. "If you steal from a store, you go to jail," said Councilman Paul Koretz, who was joined by...
  • Hundreds of city workers protest bank deals at L.A. City Hall

    Hundreds of city workers protest bank deals at L.A. City Hall
    Hundreds of city workers and their allies packed the streets and sidewalks outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday morning, protesting "predatory fees" the city pays to Wall Street banks. The Fix LA Coalition, which includes labor unions, clergy and...
  • Honking garbage trucks in L.A.: That's no way to deal with Wall Street

    Honking garbage trucks in L.A.: That's no way to deal with Wall Street
    A coalition of city labor unions and community activists say big banks preyed on Los Angeles and other municipalities, locking them into interest rate swap deals that ended up costing taxpayers millions of dollars after the economic crash. So, how do...
  • City Council's political trump card raises abuse of power accusations

    City Council's political trump card raises abuse of power accusations
    When Los Angeles rewrote its City Charter in the '90s, the City Council was dealt a political trump card intended to keep decisions by a wide array of citizen commissions in check. Using authority granted them to review and overturn decisions made by...
  • Council members seek tighter state regulation of ride-sharing firms

    Council members seek tighter state regulation of ride-sharing firms
    Three members of the Los Angeles City Council called Tuesday for state lawmakers to back tighter state regulation of ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber, arguing that existing rules leave passengers using the firms' smartphone apps vulnerable and...