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  • The Harbor Report: A new sheriff (or two) in town

    The Harbor Report: A new sheriff (or two) in town
    Time to catch up on some harbor news this week. It's been recently announced that Harbormaster Lt. Tom Slayton will be retiring this month. While talking to him on the phone, I found myself stumbling to pronounce his full name, and he said, "You can...
  • Newton: Some questions for Greuel and Garcetti

    Newton: Some questions for Greuel and Garcetti
    There was plenty to grouse about in the first round of the Los Angeles mayor's race. Instead of real discussion of the city's issues, the candidates offered evasive cliches. A deluge of debates reduced almost every serious policy position to a sound bite....
  • Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles

    Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will leave at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...
  • Top executive at Port of Los Angeles will retire

    Top executive at Port of Los Angeles will retire
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will retire at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Corona

    Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Corona
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday morning seven miles from Corona,  according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:55 a.m. PDT near the surface. According to the USGS, the epicenter was seven miles from North...
  • Potential pitfalls as California hails new licenses for immigrants

    Potential pitfalls as California hails new licenses for immigrants
    As immigrant rights advocates in California celebrated a landmark law Thursday granting driver's licenses to people who are in the country illegally, other states with similar provisions offered a glimpse of potential pitfalls, including rampant...
  • Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near Rio Dell

    Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near Rio Dell
    A shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Friday morning four miles from Rio Dell, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:42 a.m. PDT at a depth of 16.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 10 miles...
  • L.A. Fire Chief Brian Cummings to step down, mayor says

    L.A. Fire Chief Brian Cummings to step down, mayor says
    Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings will retire from his position as head of the city Fire Department, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti and a department spokesman. Cummings had struggled to restore confidence in his management of the 3,500-employee...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...