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  • L.A. Council candidate forum is tonight for San Fernando Valley seat

     
    A townhall forum scheduled for Monday night in Granada Hills is to feature candidates seeking to replace retiring Los Angeles City Councilman Greig Smith in elections on March 8....
  • L.A. Council elections: Incumbents and Englander hold leads in early returns

     
    Six members of the Los Angeles City Council were pulling ahead of their challengers in early returns Tuesday, despite a year in which members struggled to get a handle on a budget crisis. With absentee ballot results tabulated, each of......
  • The LAPD's 'millionaire cops': L.A. paid $18 milion to settle officers' cases. Too much?

     
    An investigative report by The Times' Joel Rubin raises new questions about the LAPD's so-called millionaire cops. ln the last decade, at least 17 officers have won million-dollar-plus jury verdicts or settlements from the city in lawsuits in which they.....
  • L.A. wants right to ignore illegal immigration enforcement plan

     
    The Los Angeles City Council today voted overwhelmingly to support legislation allowing communities to opt out of a controversial immigration enforcement program. The resolution, proposed by Council members Bernard C. Parks and Jan Perry, sought to ensure...
  • Greg Smith raising money for 2013 city attorney’s race

     
    A West L.A. lawyer with a track record of winning financial judgments for Los Angeles police officers and firefighters said he is running for city attorney in 2013....
  • Council District 15: Buscaino and the council cop bloc

     
    If he's elected to the Los Angeles City Council on Jan. 17, Joe Buscaino would expand the current cop bloc to four members. On a council of 15, that's a surprising number of reserve and retired LAPD officers, especially in......
  • Democrat Sherman gets backing from local Republican lawmakers

     
    Rep. Brad Sherman announced backing from local Republican lawmakers. He and fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman are courting GOP voters in their battle for a San Fernando Valley congressional district seat....
  • L.A. City Council Incumbents, 9 of 10 Ballot Measures Ahead

    L.A. City Council Incumbents, 9 of 10 Ballot Measures Ahead
    LOS ANGELES -- Six members of the Los Angeles City Council were pulling ahead of their challengers in Tuesday's election, despite a year in which council members struggled to get a handle on a sweeping budget crisis. Nine of 10 ballot measures were...
  • L.A. Council Panel Deadlocks On How To Address Mounting Deficit

    L.A. Council Panel Deadlocks On How To Address Mounting Deficit
    DOWNTOWN -- The Los Angeles City Council's budget panel deadlocked Monday on how to address the city's mounting deficit, with two council members calling for layoffs of city workers as an alternative to more furloughs. Split on how to proceed, the Budget...
  • Changing the charter

    A decade after Los Angeles voters adopted a new City Charter on the promise that an updated, streamlined and cleaned-up document would free them from the need for repeated corrections, the March 3 ballot presents five proposed charter amendments. The most...
  • Weiss' style an issue in race for city attorney

    Weiss' style an issue in race for city attorney
    When four of the candidates running for Los Angeles city attorney recently debated on the home turf of their chief opponent, City Councilman Jack Weiss, there was no question about whom they were targeting -- or the level of animosity that simmers among...
  • L.A. politicians push for perks for businesses

    To lure a Lowe's home improvement store to Pico Boulevard, the city of Los Angeles agreed to spend $14.3 million. To bring a Costco and a Best Buy to Pacoima, the city provided $18.7 million. And to attract a seven-story residential project to Chinatown,...