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  • L.A. Council backs ban of Donald Sterling, asks Times to yank his ads

    L.A. Council backs ban of Donald Sterling, asks Times to yank his ads
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to back the NBA's decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling from games and practices for life, condemning racist remarks attributed to Sterling and demanding a personal apology to Magic Johnson...
  • NBA's use of 'hammer' on Donald Sterling welcomed by Garcetti

    NBA's use of 'hammer' on Donald Sterling welcomed by Garcetti
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday praised NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for "bringing down the hammer" on Clippers owner Donald Sterling, capping four days of pressure from the city's political leaders over remarks said to be made by Sterling...
  • Donald Sterling must apologize to L.A., city officials say

    The NBA's decision to ban Donald Sterling for life was met with praise at Los Angeles City Hall, which continues to target the L.A. Clippers owner. "Today we feel like justice has begun to be served,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said. The L.A. City...
  • Sterling furor presents test of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's leadership

    Sterling furor presents test of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's leadership
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stepped into the national media glare at a galvanizing moment for the city: Donald Sterling's remarks about blacks had just earned him a lifetime NBA banishment, just as his Los Angeles Clippers were competing in the...
  • L.A. Council acts to prevent halt in funding for community programs

    L.A. Council acts to prevent halt in funding for community programs
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to plug a financing gap that threatened community programs once paid for with federal dollars, devoting more than $1.9 million in reserves to help sustain programs that include neighborhood...
  • Panel examining harassment claims against Huizar completes its work

    Panel examining harassment claims against Huizar completes its work
    The panel charged with looking into sexual harassment claims against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has completed its work and forwarded its findings to Council President Herb Wesson. News that the probe is finished comes as the City Council on...
  • City Council reverses plan that could have boosted managers' pay

    City Council reverses plan that could have boosted managers' pay
    The Los Angeles City Council reversed course and voted Friday to nix part of a plan that city officials said could have inadvertently boosted the pay of top city managers. The council had voted unanimously Wednesday for a salary plan to cover city...
  • Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'

    Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'
    A spokesman for a private law firm representing Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Friday that a city investigation into sexual harassment claims against the councilman concluded that the allegations were "baseless." The investigative report...
  • Investigators' report says city found no sexual harassment evidence

    Investigators' report says city found no sexual harassment evidence
    Investigators looking into sexual harassment accusations against Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar "did not locate any evidence to support that the alleged discrimination, retaliation, or harassment occurred," according to a section of their final...
  • Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar

    Panel finds no support for sex harassment claim against Huizar
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and his attorney welcomed the completion of a confidential city investigation into sexual harassment claims against him, saying through a spokesman Friday that the findings supported their assertion that the...
  • Jay Z's Music Fest Will Boost L.A. Economy, Says Mayor Eric Garcetti

    A Jay Z "curated" music festival being staged in downtown Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend will run concurrently with one in Philadelphia. On the steps of City Hall on Wednesday, the music mogul and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the...
  • Taller Bel-Air home opposed; residents say hillside rules being eroded

    Taller Bel-Air home opposed; residents say hillside rules being eroded
    A band of homeowners associations have lined up in opposition to allowing a Bel-Air home to exceed city height rules, arguing that hillside development restrictions are being eroded by granting exceptions to some landowners. “Little by little,...