| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:14 PM
In the first six months of this year, Department of Water & Power employees earned $77.3 million in extra pay for such things as overtime, laying cement or working in bad weather, according to an analysis released Thursday by Los Angeles City Controller...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:32 PM
If you live in Venice and hear a knock on your door Saturday morning -- but weren’t expecting anyone -- well, before you close the drapes and pretend you’re not home (who knows who’s trying to sell you something?) take a look through the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday he supports President Obama’s call for a military strike against Syria as punishment for the alleged Aug. 21 poison gas attack that killed more than 1,400 people outside Damascus.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:02 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday signed off on Mayor Eric Garcetti's nominees to the Board of Police Commissioners, including one who questioned the fairness of a gang injunction proposed for neighborhoods northwest of downtown.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The gig: As the founding chairman and chief executive of the nonprofit Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, Jorge C. Corralejo, 63, has been a cheerleader for small to medium-size minority-owned businesses. The nonprofit group has five...
| Aug 29, 2013
Re "Garcetti's DWP test," Editorial, Aug. 25
Your discussion of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's negotiating strength glossed over the interesting and relatively unique position the mayor finds himself in: to wit, a Democrat elected to office with no...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Just what is it about politicians and our money?
Exhibit A this week is L.A.’s own Mayor Eric Garcetti. Remember: He’s the one in the white hat who just got tough with the Department of Water and Power’s union in a showdown over pay...
| Aug 21, 2013
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is in the middle of appointing city commissioners, considering applications from roughly 30 department chiefs who are trying to keep their jobs, negotiating a labor contract with the union for Department of Water and...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that he will conclude his active Naval Reserve duty when his current service obligation is fulfilled at the year’s end.
“In preparation, I have informed my commanding officer that it is my...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
When the Department of Water and Power tried to prevent City Hall from filling the utility’s payroll and burdening its retirement fund with about 1,400 uninvited workers, was it standing up against securities fraud? Or simply throwing a “...
| Aug 20, 2013
In the midst of this year's mayoral campaign, the union representing most Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees made city officials an offer they apparently couldn't refuse.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named four new members to the influential panel that oversees the Department of Water and Power, sweeping out all but one of the members who were chosen by former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.