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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'

    Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'
    A spokesman for a private law firm representing Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Friday that a city investigation into sexual harassment claims against the councilman concluded that the allegations were "baseless." The investigative report...
  • Investigators' report says city found no sexual harassment evidence

    Investigators' report says city found no sexual harassment evidence
    Investigators looking into sexual harassment accusations against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar "did not locate any evidence to support that the alleged discrimination, retaliation, or harassment occurred," according to a section of their final...
  • Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar

    Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and his attorney welcomed the completion of a confidential city investigation into sexual harassment claims against him, saying through a spokesman Friday that the findings supported their assertion that the...
  • Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent

    Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent
    When Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his first budget this week, he proudly announced that he was doubling funding to fix broken sidewalks from $10 million to $20 million. There's just one problem: None of the money that was budgeted for this year has been...
  • 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....
  • Chicago headed toward partial plastic bag ban

    Chicago headed toward partial plastic bag ban
    Many Chicago shoppers would have to change the way they tote groceries, clothing and other items from store to home under a plan to ban the plastic bags that have become a ubiquitous feature of modern life. The idea is to dramatically lower the number...
  • Political tug-of-war over Coliseum fireworks show ends with a split

    Political tug-of-war over Coliseum fireworks show ends with a split
    A bitter political tug-of-war over who will host a Fourth of July fireworks show at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum took another turn Friday when City Councilman Bernard C. Parks withdrew his bid to host the show -- and said he would hold a separate...