| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The head of a company that has managed apartments for thousands of Los Angeles' neediest residents has agreed to pay a $170,000 fine stemming from allegations that he engaged in a decade-long scheme of laundering campaign contributions, according to...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:27 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The new federal crackdown on the notorious Los Angeles-based Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 street gang is being cheered by some local officials, though others worry about some of the side effects.
The designation gives the U.S. Treasury...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:34 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles City Council members Wednesday gave enthusiastic backing to the creation of a controversial city identification card that could be used by illegal immigrants to open bank accounts, borrow library books and pay utility bills....
| May 3, 2012
| 4:03 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Making their first official appearance on a gray morning in a nearly empty stadium, new Dodgers owners lighted up the place Wednesday with raucous promise, defiant hope and only one certainty.
Hang on to your blue, because it's going to be...
| Mar 3, 2013
Voting may be the ultimate act of optimism. If it can't help, why bother? People who go to the polls are investing in the future of their city, asserting by their action that there is a choice to be made and that the choice is consequential.
| Feb 20, 2013
As voters in Los Angeles City Council District 1 seek a successor to termed-out incumbent Ed Reyes, they have two good choices.
Jose Gardea is Reyes' chief of staff and would be more likely to pursue Reyes' planning and service-based approach to...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:30 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Radio shock jock Tom Leykis may rescind the $50,000 in reward money he offered in the Bryan Stow beating case because the city of Los Angeles apparently won't accept it.
Leykis announced on his website in April that he would...
| Nov 14, 2011
I've occasionally given City Councilman Ed Reyes a hard time. A few weeks ago, when he introduced a motion to let his colleagues violate the city's Arizona boycott policy, established in response to that state's repugnant immigration law, it seemed...
| Oct 24, 2011
What's a rebel to do? In New York, demonstrators have tussled with police, and in Rome, authorities used tear gas on them. Meanwhile, members of Occupy L.A. pitched their tents, erected their signs and girded for battle with the establishment, only to...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:36 PM
A key L.A. city planning committee put off a vote on a controversial plan to bring denser development to parts of Hollywood....
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Occupy L.A.: Los Angeles City Council members on Tuesday visited the protesters who have camped outside City Hall. Councilman Bill Rosendahl plans to introduce a resolution tomorrow supporting the demonstrators....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:34 PM
L.A. City Councilman Ed Reyes said he is interested in returning to the board of a San Gabriel Valley light rail project now that the governor has signed a bill exempting project officials from a state conflict of interest law....