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  • Rep. Henry Waxman gets President Obama's endorsement

     
    President Barack Obama has endorsed Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). Waxman is running against nonpartisan businessman and former Republican Bill Bloomfield of Manhattan Beach....
  • As Villaraigosa's star rises, problems at home could hurt him

     
    As Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa prepares for a major role in this week's Democratic National Convention, the nagging financial crisis at City Hall could complicate that ascent....
  • Riordan looks to replace pensions with 401(k)s at City Hall

     
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan plans to submit language Friday for a May 2013 ballot measure that would eliminate government pensions for newly hired workers at City Hall, replacing them with a 401(k)-style retirement benefits....
  • Riordan moves to qualify pension reform measure for L.A. ballot

     
    Saying major pension reforms are needed to keep Los Angeles out of municipal bankruptcy, former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan on Monday took the initial steps to place a measure that would cut retirement benefits on next year's ballot....
  • Pension rollback passed by Los Angeles City Council

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's plan to roll back retirement benefits of newly hired employees won fina approval Friday, despite opposition from an array of labor leaders across Southern California. The City Council cast its second and final vote...
  • Villaraigosa's rollback pension plan up for final vote

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's plan for rolling back the retirement benefits of newly hired employees is scheduled to secure its final vote Friday, despite opposition from two dozen labor leaders....
  • Jackie Lacey extends lead in L.A. County district attorney race

     
    Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey jumped to an early lead Tuesday in her bid to become Los Angeles County's first female and first African American district attorney. Lacey led rival Alan Jackson by 56% to 44% in the runoff after election......
  • Jackie Lacey leads in early counting in L.A. County D.A. race

     
    Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey led Tuesday in the early vote tally in her bid to become the county's first female and first African American district attorney, edging ahead of Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Jackson in the battle to become L.A.'s top prosecutor....
  • District attorney race: Alan Jackson concedes to Jackie Lacey

     
    Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Jackson conceded defeat in the race for Los Angeles County district attorney against veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey....
  • L.A. unions intend to disrupt campaign for city pension change

     
    L.A. unions expected to disrupt pension measure workers...
  • Police union challenges former Mayor Riordan to pension debates

     
    L.A. labor leaders are coming out swinging against former Mayor Richard Riordan's push to place an initiative on next year's ballot switching new city workers into 401(k)-style retirement plans....