| Sep 10, 2013
When some Los Angeles residents began ripping up their front lawns and planting patches of vegetables and fruit instead, advocates of edible gardening and local political leaders hailed the practice as a smart and economical way to bring healthy food into...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The committee charged with investigating discrimination complaints against elected officials at Los Angeles City Hall met Friday to begin its review of sexual harassment allegations filed against City Councilman Jose Huizar.
The Special Committee on...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:04 PM
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.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:11 PM
As a developer of shopping malls, including 22 in California, Westfield Group clearly takes its responsibilities to the consumer economy seriously.
The Australian company's malls are typically well-designed and anchored by the finest department stores,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:57 PM
This is a tale of two cities — yours and mine, each with its own water and power utility companies.
In your city, base rates for electricity did not go up for six years until the City Council narrowly approved a plan last week to raise rates by...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City Council have reached a deal on a four-year package of salaries and benefits with the union representing Department of Water and Power workers, said sources close to the negotiations.
Garcetti called a news...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to discuss a deal he and the City Council have reached with Department of Water and Power workers at a news conference Thursday morning.
The deal on a four-year package of salaries and benefits with the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will appear at a news conference Thursday to announce details of a proposed four-year salary package for Department of Water and Power workers.
The proposal ends weeks of back-and-forth talks between elected officials and...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A group that represents San Fernando Valley businesses came out against a half-cent sales tax hike backed by L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson, saying city leaders should find other ways of addressing their budget crisis....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:23 PM
L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck warned that police officers will be in danger of layoffs unless the city proceeds with a half-cent sales tax hike planned for the March 5 election ballot....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 3:23 PM
A half-cent sales tax proposed by L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson could have a modest but negative effect on sales activity, with the biggest impact felt by sellers of building supplies, according to an analysis....
| Nov 16, 2012
| 12:13 PM
One of the largest public employee unions at L.A. City Hall handed a potentially costly setback to a plan for a new half-cent sales tax, announcing that its political advisory board opposes the measure....