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  • Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform

    Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform
    Three months after it painted Los Angeles as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would “put the city on a path to fiscal stability and renew job creation.”...
  • Universal Makes 'Unprecedented' Investment in Hollywood Theme Park

    After adding a few new attractions over the last several years, including Michael Bay's "Transformers" ride and Peter Jackson's update of King Kong, Universal is making what it calls an "unprecedented" investment in transforming its Hollywood theme park,...
  • L.A. budget official proposes $3.7-million skid row cleanup plan

    L.A. budget official proposes $3.7-million skid row cleanup plan
    Addressing several lingering skid row conflicts, a top Los Angeles city budget official Monday proposed a $3.7-million cleanup plan that would increase 24-hour bathroom access for homeless people and expand storage for their belongings. The proposal,...
  • Socal Edison hires former DWP manager who left amid controversy

    Socal Edison hires former DWP manager who left amid controversy
    Ron Nichols, the former Los Angeles Department of Water and Power general manager who stepped down in January amid a series of controversies, has been hired by Southern California Edison. Through a statement, the utility company acknowledged the...
  • Can a low-profile Garcetti deliver big-time for L.A.?

    A story line has developed during Mayor Eric Garcetti's first nine months on the job, and it goes something like this: In stark contrast to his predecessor, Antonio Villaraigosa, who often held multiple news conferences a day and launched big initiatives,...
  • Los Angeles group continues work on 2024 Olympic bid

    Speaking to reporters after a board of directors meeting in Los Angeles on Tuesday, U.S. Olympic Committee leaders said they are in the process of meeting with fewer than 10 American cities interested in bidding for the 2024 Summer Games. The informal...
  • Bill Clinton on being the first black president, and aliens too

    Once again, Bill Clinton proved that being an ex-president, surrounded by the rosy glow of the past, beats being the current pilloried resident of the White House. A Wednesday night guest on comedian Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night ABC show, Clinton was...
  • Diana Ross Brings Down the House for Star-Studded MOCA Gala

    It was all a bit strange in that it was oddly normal. Not famous people at a fancy event normal - a particular kind of status quo in and of itself - but over at a friend's house for a dinner party typical. At the 2014 Museum of Contemporary Art gala held...
  • L.A. city officials will say 'giddyup' Sunday in Chatsworth

    L.A. city officials will say 'giddyup' Sunday in Chatsworth
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and a posse of City Council members will mount up and hit the trail Sunday afternoon in Chatsworth. The trail ride through the West Valley community's hills is being organized by a local horse-owners' group, Equestrian...
  • Morgan Freeman Leaps for Conservation at 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar' Premiere

    Last time Drew Fellman and David Douglas teamed with Morgan Freeman in 2011, they had the Oscar-winning actor narrate "Born to Be Wild," their IMAX 3D documentary about orphaned animals. So it was only natural when Fellman returned as writer-director...
  • Need A Living -- Not Minimum -- Wage

    The fight is over. The minimum wage is being raised to $10.10 [March 27, Page 1, "Minimum Wage To Climb"]. Not immediately, but sensibly, over three years. Of course, given increases in inflation, in three years a person earning a minimum wage and...
  • 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...