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  • DWP called on to change unlimited paid sick-day policy

    DWP called on to change unlimited paid sick-day policy
    Several top Los Angeles officials, including Mayor Eric Garcetti, are calling for changes to a policy that allows employees at the city's Department of Water and Power to collect unlimited sick pay. The policy, revealed by The Times on Friday, allows...
  • Garcetti puts ex-rival Jan Perry, two others in high-level posts

    Garcetti puts ex-rival Jan Perry, two others in high-level posts
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced that former City Councilwoman Jan Perry will temporarily oversee the agency being created to spur business activity, one of three high-level appointments rolled out by his administration. Perry, who...
  • 10,000 cops on the street is 'a magic illusion,' L.A. councilman says

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's goal of having a police force of 10,000 sworn officers is fiscal folly if the city is forced by layoffs in civilian staff to pull cops off the street to take over clerical tasks, two City Council members said....
  • L.A. to become largest city to ban shops from selling puppy mill pets

     
    Los Angeles is poised to become the largest city in the nation to ban pet shops from selling dogs, cats and rabbits obtained from commercial breeders -- and animal rights activists are hoping other large cities follow suit....
  • L.A. City Atty. Trutanich gets reprieve after tough week

     
    After a week of setbacks, L.A. City Atty. Carmen Trutanich got a Halloween treat from the City Council on Wednesday as it delayed action on a proposed ballot measure asking voters to strip the city's legal adviser of some of his duties....
  • Facing deficits, L.A. Council moves forward with proposed tax hikes

     
    The L.A. City Council moved forward with four proposed tax increases, instructing lawyers to draw up the language for ballot measures that would raise property, real estate, parking and sales taxes....
  • L.A.'s March election triggers avalanche of candidates

     
    Ninety-two people have filed papers to run for city offices in the March 5 Los Angeles election, with three-fourths of them angling for seats on the 15-member council, according to a list posted Saturday by the Los Angeles City Clerk....
  • L.A. to consider ban on elephants in traveling shows, exhibits

     
    Amid discussions of tax increases and medical marijuana, the Los Angeles City Council will soon add elephants to its agenda....
  • Labor federation backs seven for Los Angeles City Council

     
    The powerful L.A. County Federation of Labor threw its weight behind seven L.A. City Council candidates in the March 5 election -- but remained silent on the three biggest contests....
  • Former L.A. controller endorses attorney Ron Galperin

     
    Former L.A. City Controller Laura Chick endorsed Ron Galperin over City Councilman Dennis Zine in the race for the city’s fiscal watchdog position....
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG shifts leadership gears

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG shifts leadership gears
    As the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments celebrated its third anniversary last week, one thing was perfectly clear: It was set up to fail by Los Angeles city and county officials and succeeding spectacularly at doing so. Utterly nothing was...