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Richard Riordan

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  • Labor board orders L.A. to rescind pension cuts for new workers

    A labor relations panel moved Monday to strike down a 2-year-old law that rolled back retirement benefits for newly hired Los Angeles city employees, handing a defeat to the politicians who are trying to rein in growing employee pension costs. The five-...
  • Are Republicans extinct in L.A.?

     Are Republicans extinct in L.A.?
    The scene at Mayor Eric Garcetti's minimum-wage announcement on Labor Day was telling in a way that had little to do with his proposal. Joining him on the podium were the head of Los Angeles' labor federation, the city's preeminent businessman and...
  • Unions escalate fight with Garcetti over Employee Relations Board

    Eight Los Angeles public employee unions have taken their fight with Mayor Eric Garcetti into a new arena by seeking to curtail his power to select who can serve on a panel that decides the city's biggest labor disputes. Unions representing police...
  • Outside group raises $310,000 from business interests backing Shriver

    Outside group raises $310,000 from business interests backing Shriver
    As they did in the primary, business interests have banded together to support candidate Bobby Shriver's bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, new records show. The Committee to Elect Bobby Shriver Supervisor...
  • Once-lively Westwood office tower purchased by New York investors

    Once-lively Westwood office tower purchased by New York investors
    Murdock Plaza, a prominent Westwood office building on Wilshire Boulevard, has been purchased by New York real estate company Tishman Speyer for a reported $125 million. The brick-clad 17-story building at the intersection of Wilshire and Westwood...
  • It isn't a sin to be rich

    Is it a sin to be rich? Not if your resources are used to help others and create jobs. If you listen to most of the discussions of income inequality, it certainly seems like affluence itself is a crime. We hear increasing calls for higher taxes on the...
  • Letters: Being wealthy isn't a sin, but ...

    Re "It's no sin to be rich," Opinion, Dec. 27 Richard Riordan and Eli Broad are notable for their business acumen and philanthropic efforts, but their idea that we should rely on philanthropy to fulfill many societal needs is problematic. They decry...
  • Political leaders urge more preparation for the next big earthquake

    California political leaders marked the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake Friday by calling for more aggressive preparations for the bigger one that seismologists say is inevitable. Pete Wilson, who was governor when the 1994 quake knocked...
  • Special election could tip balance on L.A. school board

    Special election could tip balance on L.A. school board
    A June special election to replace former Los Angeles school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has the potential to alter the political power dynamic and the overall direction of the nation's second-largest school district. LaMotte, who died in...
  • Los Angeles Ballet honors Paula Abdul, Jane Seymour, Lori Milken

    Los Angeles Ballet honors Paula Abdul, Jane Seymour, Lori Milken
    The event: Los Angeles Ballet staged its annual gala on Saturday, honoring philanthropist Lori Milken, actress Jane Seymour and entertainer Paula Abdul. (The latter came in from down under, where she is a judge on “So You Think You Can Dance...
  • Bobby Shriver endorsed for supervisor by ex-L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan

    In theĀ latest sign that business interests are coalescingĀ around his candidacy, Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver was endorsed Friday by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan. Riordan cited Shriver's time on the Santa Monica...