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  • LAPD officers demand pay hike at City Council meeting

    LAPD officers demand pay hike at City Council meeting
    More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning the department will lose officers if one isn't provided. Nearly a month after officers...
  • L.A. pushes back in fight over DWP nonprofits

    L.A. pushes back in fight over DWP nonprofits
    As an annual deadline looms for Los Angeles to pay nearly $4 million to a controversial pair of Department of Water and Power affiliates, one city leader announced his refusal to sign the checks and another sued to have a court-appointed receiver take...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year

    Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year
    Mayor Eric Garcetti's appearance last fall at an auditorium across the street from Los Angeles City Hall drew scant attention. It was a gathering of watershed protection specialists, and he'd come with an ardent appeal: Join him the following week at a...
  • DWP union boss warns city not to withhold payments to nonprofits

    DWP union boss warns city not to withhold payments to nonprofits
    The dispute between top Los Angeles officials and one of the city's most powerful labor leaders intensified Tuesday when Department of Water and Power union boss Brian D'Arcy warned that the city was asking for "trouble" if money is withheld from two...
  • Garcetti wants Shelly Sterling to 'make a clean break' from Clippers

    Garcetti wants Shelly Sterling to 'make a clean break' from Clippers
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday joined a group of civic and elected officials opposed to Shelly Sterling continuing as half-owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, even if the NBA strips the other half of the team from her husband, Donald. --------...
  • Shelly Sterling wants a new co-owner to take charge of Clippers

    Shelly Sterling wants a new co-owner to take charge of Clippers
    Shelly Sterling said Thursday that she would like to maintain for life her half-ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, while allowing a new co-owner — who would replace her husband, Donald — to control the operations of the NBA franchise....
  • L.A. City Council votes to create new health advisory commission

    L.A. City Council votes to create new health advisory commission
    The Los Angeles City Council voted 15-0 Tuesday to create a citizens' health commission to assess the needs of residents and monitor how well Los Angeles County -- which provides public health and healthcare services to the city -- meets its obligations....
  • Oil industry group: 'Irresponsible' to link L.A. quake, fracking

    Oil industry group: 'Irresponsible' to link L.A. quake, fracking
    An oil and gas industry association blasted a push by several members of the Los Angeles City Council to investigate whether hydraulic fracturing and other forms of oil well stimulation played any role in the earthquake that rattled Los Angeles on Monday,...
  • War of words erupts as L.A. councilmen vie for Fourth of July event

    War of words erupts as L.A. councilmen vie for Fourth of July event
    A war of words erupted Tuesday between two Los Angeles City Councilmen vying for control of the annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. In a blistering press release, Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks...
  • Judge in DWP case: The public should know how public money is spent

    Judge in DWP case: The public should know how public money is spent
    DWP union boss Brian D’Arcy had his day in court Tuesday and lost. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Chalfant denied the request from D’Arcy and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to block subpoenas issued by...
  • L.A. councilmen spar again over Fourth of July event at Coliseum

    L.A. councilmen spar again over Fourth of July event at Coliseum
    A political spat over who should steer a Fourth of July fireworks show played out Wednesday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, as two Los Angeles City councilmen vied for control of the annual event. But the commission decided against...
  • Ron Galperin, L.A.'s new city controller, wants to be right on the money

    Ron Galperin, L.A.'s new city controller, wants to be right on the money
    Two opposing forces squared off last week in the latest round of a long-running battle over a $40-million mystery. In one corner was one of the most powerful heavyweights in the history of local politics: Brian D'Arcy of the International Brotherhood of...