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  • Mayor's office saves Foster the People's 'Supermodel' mural

    Mayor's office saves Foster the People's 'Supermodel' mural
    Foster the People’s “Supermodel” mural in downtown Los Angeles, which had been scheduled to be painted over, has been given a full reprieve by Mayor Eric Garcetti and will remain, according to the band’s publicist. An online...
  • Activists pitch L.A. ballot measure for citywide $15 minimum wage

    Activists pitch L.A. ballot measure for citywide $15 minimum wage
    A coalition of activists has taken the first step in a campaign for a $15 minimum wage for workers across Los Angeles, drafting language for a ballot measure that would follow in the footsteps of a boost recently approved in Seattle. "This isn't a pie-...
  • L.A. activists plan $15-minimum-wage ballot measure

    A coalition of activists is pushing Los Angeles to follow in the footsteps of Seattle and boost its minimum wage across the city, drafting a ballot measure that would hike the hourly base to $15. California's minimum wage recently rose to $9 an hour and...
  • LAPD's shift away from holding immigrants is part of national trend

    LAPD's shift away from holding immigrants is part of national trend
    In no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, the Los Angeles Police Department is joining scores of other cities and counties that have stopped the...
  • Los Angeles police officers vote to reject proposed contract extension

    Los Angeles police officers vote to reject proposed contract extension
    Signaling frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers rejected a proposed one-year contract extension reached with Mayor Eric Garcetti and city negotiators. Officials with the Police Protective League, the union...
  • L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti rallies teachers at convention

    L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti rallies teachers at convention
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti rallied thousands of teachers Saturday morning at a downtown teachers union convention, voicing his support for controversial job protections, praising their efforts and pledging his political support going forward....
  • Five-day trucker strike at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports ends

    Five-day trucker strike at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports ends
    More than a 120 striking truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach voted to return to work, ending a five-day protest that briefly halted cargo flows at the ports, organizers said. The drivers decided late Friday to end their job action...
  • L.A. police officers vote to reject one-year contract extension

    L.A. police officers vote to reject one-year contract extension
    Voicing their frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers have rejected a proposed one-year contract extension that avoided raises for most workers. Officials with the Police Protective League, the union that...
  • Merger of Aecom and URS to create giant L.A. construction firm

    Los Angeles construction giant Aecom Technology Corp. — which has worked on downtown L.A. high-rises, World Cup stadiums and New York's new World Trade Center — will buy its San Francisco rival, URS Corp., in a $6-billion deal. The merged...
  • L.A., rightly, says 'no' to Washington on immigrant detainees

    L.A., rightly, says 'no' to Washington on immigrant detainees
    Citing a recent federal court ruling in Oregon that the practice infringes on constitutional protections, Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced that the city of Los Angeles will no longer honor federal "detainer letter" requests to hold people suspected...
  • Michelle Obama pushes for music, arts in schools at awards lunch

    Michelle Obama pushes for music, arts in schools at awards lunch
    First Lady Michelle Obama took to an entertainment-industry pulpit in Los Angeles to stump for expanding the role of arts in education, saying that 6 million children in the U.S. have no exposure to any form of arts in school. Speaking before an...
  • No raises for city workers, L.A. -- not yet

     No raises for city workers, L.A. -- not yet
    The economy is gaining steam, home prices are up and tax revenue is on the rise in California and Los Angeles, giving government some extra money to restore cuts made during the recession. It's understandable, then, that city employee unions — whose...