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Jan Perry

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  • Two L.A. mayoral candidates unlikely backers of business tax cut

    Two L.A. mayoral candidates unlikely backers of business tax cut
    In the debate over who should be the next mayor of Los Angeles, who would you suppose argues for elimination of a business tax to kick-start economic growth? Not the one-time investment banker who dropped out of the race early and says killing the...
  • L.A. mayoral candidate Greuel vows to expand police and fire ranks

    L.A. mayoral candidate Greuel vows to expand police and fire ranks
    Mayoral hopeful Wendy Greuel laid out an expensive plan Tuesday to expand the ranks of the Los Angeles police and fire departments by about 20% over seven years — a goal her critics dismissed as virtually impossible given the city's current...
  • L.A. tax-hike vote patterns tell a tale of two realities

    L.A. tax-hike vote patterns tell a tale of two realities
    Nearly every week, 70-year-old Barb Johnson hears word of a nearby robbery or car break-in in Vermont Knolls, her neighborhood of modest bungalows just west of the Harbor Freeway in South Los Angeles. So it was alarming, she says, to learn this week...
  • In contest for black support, Greuel wins Maxine Waters' backing

    In contest for black support, Greuel wins Maxine Waters' backing
    When Los Angeles mayoral rivals Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti started scrambling last month to line up key supporters for the May runoff, Maxine Waters was near the top of the list for both — well worth any wining, dining or flattery that might...
  • Greuel, Garcetti spar over controller audits on air and in mail

     
    Another day, another television ad, attack mailer and news conference in Los Angeles’ mayoral race. Wendy Greuel is on the air Tuesday with a new 30-second spot touting her work as the city’s controller, highlighting audits that found that...
  • Garcetti puts ex-rival Jan Perry, two others in high-level posts

    Garcetti puts ex-rival Jan Perry, two others in high-level posts
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced that former City Councilwoman Jan Perry will temporarily oversee the agency being created to spur business activity, one of three high-level appointments rolled out by his administration. Perry, who...
  • Anti-poverty group seeks $60 million from NFL stadium developer

     
    An anti-poverty group suing to block a bill that gave special treatment to a downtown NFL stadium said Thursday that it wants developer Anschutz Entertainment Group to provide $60 million for affordable housing....
  • L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa knew of AEG sale "for some time"

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said he has known about the potential sale of Anschutz Entertainment Group "for some time" but does not expect a change in ownership to affect the company's plans for a downtown NFL stadium....
  • Officials to probe CPR delays involving LAFD 911 calls

     
    Several Los Angeles officials on Friday said they would probe the findings of an internal Los Angeles Fire Department report detailing delays in getting 911 callers to begin CPR on cardiac arrest victims. The study, disclosed by the The Times this week,...
  • AEG sale throws curve in downtown NFL stadium plan

     
    As Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other Los Angeles leaders insisted that Anschutz Entertainment Group's plan to build a downtown NFL stadium was still on track even though the entertainment giant is up for sale, others asked that the city delay a key...
  • Attorney warns that lawsuit could 'kill' downtown NFL stadium

     
    A lawyer with a high-level environmental group warned Thursday that a lawsuit recently filed by anti-poverty activists could kill the $1.2 billion NFL stadium planned for downtown Los Angeles....
  • L.A. Now Live: AEG sale, downtown L.A. football stadium

     
    Though the proposal to build a $1.2-billion football stadium in downtown L.A. is expected to be approved by the City Council next week, the potential sale of Anshcutz Entertainment Group could affect the plans. The only potential hangup, officials said,.....