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  • Mayor adds departments' performance data to his website

    Mayor adds departments' performance data to his website
    Since the day he took office in July, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has pledged heightened accountability at City Hall. For better or worse, facts began tumbling forth in the new "performance" section of the mayor's website Tuesday, Garcetti's 100th...
  • Garcetti replaces LAFD Chief Cummings after 911 disclosures

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's decision to replace his fire chief after a tumultuous 18 months for the emergency rescue agency underscores one of the biggest challenges facing his administration: Rebooting the city's aging technology to improve the...
  • U.S. shutdown threatens senior meals, housing, L.A. council says

    Los Angeles City Council members Friday blamed tea party Republicans in Congress for the continuing federal government shutdown and said that if it goes on much longer, seniors and low-income residents would be among those hurt. At a special session ...
  • L.A. City Council to hear complaints from transportation workers

    L.A. City Council to hear complaints from transportation workers
    City transportation employees are expected to speak out at Wednesday's Los Angeles City Council meeting about policies they say are putting commuters at risk -- the second time in a month they have criticized how their workplace is run. At least 100...
  • L.A. transportation employees have 'lost confidence' in top manager

    L.A. transportation employees have 'lost confidence' in top manager
    More than 250 Los Angeles city transportation employees packed the City Council chambers Wednesday to complain about management practices they said have left the department's morale at "an all-time low." Since general manager Jaime de la Vega was...
  • Indians arrest 35 aboard U.S.-owned vessel reportedly carrying weapons

    NEW DELHI -- Indian police say they arrested 35 people aboard a U.S.-owned ship Friday and charged them with entering India’s waters with a large cache of weapons, in a case that spotlights largely unregulated security contractors operating on the...
  • Lillian Kawasaki dies at 62; L.A.'s first environmental affairs chief

    Lillian Kawasaki dies at 62; L.A.'s first environmental affairs chief
    Lillian Kawasaki, a veteran Los Angeles city administrator who spearheaded major initiatives to protect air and water quality as the first head of the Environmental Affairs Department, died of cancer Thursday at her home in Long Beach. She was 62. Her...
  • When two writers make a wrong

    We sit in the bar at the Palomar Hotel in Westwood. He keeps reaching for my hand. His fingers are smaller than mine. His touch doesn't exactly revile me, but it doesn't arouse me, either. I don't want to hurt his feelings. I tell him that I wish to...
  • Ports of L.A., Long Beach warn of delays if sequestration occurs

    Ports of L.A., Long Beach warn of delays if sequestration occurs
    Operations at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may slow if automatic spending cuts go into effect Friday, port officials said, as fewer U.S. customs officers would delay the flow of international cargo through the massive sea ports. Officials...
  • Imports to ports of L.A., Long Beach drop in March

    Imports to ports of L.A., Long Beach drop in March
    Imports to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach fell in March, partly because of the Lunar New Year holiday, which slows production -- and exports -- in many Asian countries.  The Port of Los Angeles reported Monday that March imports fell 28.7% from...
  • For Villaraigosa, no lame-duck treatment in Beijing

    BEIJING -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa might be leaving office at the end of next month, but he nonetheless got a personal audience Tuesday with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The meeting came in advance of Xi’s scheduled trip to...