| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:37 PM
The rollout of an audit of the Los Angeles agency responsible for fixing city streets has given Angelenos an "unfair" impression of its work, the president of the Board of Public Works argues.
“They think that the bureau is mismanaging money,&...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:08 PM
For months now the Los Angeles City Council has been able to sit on the sidelines while Mayor Eric Garcetti, Controller Ron Galperin and City Atty. Mike Feuer have engaged in an increasingly nasty fight with union leaders over revealing how two...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Turning a lingering and expensive civic embarrassment into a new asset for science education, a never-used, $21.8-million building paid for by the city to give the San Fernando Valley its first major museum finally will open Nov. 13 at Hansen Dam...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:03 PM
A labor relations panel moved Monday to strike down a 2-year-old law that rolled back retirement benefits for newly hired Los Angeles city employees, handing a defeat to the politicians who are trying to rein in growing employee pension costs.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife were convicted Wednesday of some but not all voter-fraud and perjury charges brought in a case that accused them of lying about where they lived so he would be qualified to run for his...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Richard Alarcon, a prominent figure in Los Angeles politics for more than two decades and a vocal advocate for his San Fernando Valley constituents, was convicted Wednesday of felony perjury and voter fraud for lying about where he lived to advance his...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Wendy Greuel could be called to testify in the perjury and voter fraud case against her former Los Angeles City Council colleague, Richard Alarcon, a prosecutor said in opening statements Thursday.
Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti's appearance last fall at an auditorium across the street from Los Angeles City Hall drew scant attention. It was a gathering of watershed protection specialists, and he'd come with an ardent appeal: Join him the following week at a...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:55 PM
An independent hearing officer Monday dealt a major setback to Los Angeles' effort to rein in public employee pension costs, concluding that elected officials violated labor law when they voted to roll back retirement benefits for new civilian workers...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Wendy Greuel could be called to testify in the perjury and voter fraud case against her former Los Angeles City Council colleague Richard Alarcon, a prosecutor said in opening statements Thursday.
Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon, are...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:20 PM
In the perjury trial of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, former colleague Wendy Greuel testified Tuesday that Alarcon once asked to move his Sun Valley home from her district into his.
Alarcon and his wife have been accused of...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:04 PM
After a trial spanning nearly a month, the perjury and voter fraud case against former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife headed to the jury on Thursday.
The panel of seven women and five men will now determine whether Alarcon...