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  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti expected to announce plan for $13.25 minimum wage

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti expected to announce plan for $13.25 minimum wage
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is circulating a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour over three years, followed by annual boosts keyed to inflation, according to business representatives and City Hall officials. The action is...
  • L.A. councilman to hold forum to ease tensions over LAPD shooting

    L.A. councilman to hold forum to ease tensions over LAPD shooting
    A Los Angeles city councilman has organized a public meeting for Tuesday evening to ease tensions over the controversial shooting of a mentally ill man in South Los Angeles last week. Councilman Curren Price said he organized the 7 p.m. meeting at...
  • Former lobbyist, wife charged in embezzlement scheme

    Former lobbyist, wife charged in embezzlement scheme
    A former lobbyist who spent the last year working for Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price was charged Tuesday in what prosecutors described as an elaborate embezzlement scheme that funneled thousands of dollars in public funds to a water district...
  • L.A. councilman's ex-aide charged in water district corruption case

    L.A. councilman's ex-aide charged in water district corruption case
    Prosecutors filed felony public corruption charges on Tuesday against a former high-level aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price, alleging the advisor participated in a scheme to send money from a Torrance-based nonprofit group to an elected...
  • L.A. officials urge feds to do more to help immigrant children

    L.A. officials urge feds to do more to help immigrant children
    Several Los Angeles City Council members are calling on federal lawmakers to do more to help the thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the Mexican border alone in recent months. L.A. officials plan to introduce a council motion Friday...
  • 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...
  • To any offended by his Kings' party F-bomb, Garcetti says lighten up

    To any offended by his Kings' party F-bomb, Garcetti says lighten up
    A day after using the F-word in televised remarks at an L.A. Kings victory party, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti apologized Tuesday to those who found it offensive — and suggested that they lighten up. “I think I was just being myself for...
  • L.A. considering financial assistance for hotel projects

    L.A. considering financial assistance for hotel projects
    The Los Angeles City Council is looking at providing nearly $180 million in subsidies to two major downtown hotel projects, while also setting the stage for other hotel deals across the city. The council's Economic Development Committee will consider...
  • Downtown L.A. development spreading south with planned SoLA Village

    Downtown L.A. development spreading south with planned SoLA Village
    A $1-billion residential, hotel and retail complex is being planned south of the 10 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles as robust development promises to spread beyond the traditional boundaries of the neighborhood. The proposed project, called SoLA...
  • L.A. leaders ask employers not to reject people with criminal records

    L.A. leaders ask employers not to reject people with criminal records
    So people with criminal records are not automatically rejected when they apply for jobs, Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price proposed Friday that employers be asked to conduct background checks only after a candidate has been found to be qualified....
  • L.A. panel takes key step toward wage boost for hotel workers

    L.A. panel takes key step toward wage boost for hotel workers
    Los Angeles lawmakers took a crucial step Tuesday toward ramping up the minimum wage for thousands of hotel workers, asking staff to draft an ordinance that would increase their pay to at least $15.37 an hour. City leaders have been considering the...
  • Racial remarks attributed to Donald Sterling face widespread rebuke

    Racial remarks attributed to Donald Sterling face widespread rebuke
    A Los Angeles councilman says he won't attend Clippers games as long as Donald Sterling is owner after a recording was made public that purports to show the NBA team's owner making racist statements. Councilman Curren Price, whose South L.A. district...