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Peter Jamison

Peter Jamison covered the Los Angeles mayor’s office for the Los Angeles Times until 2016. He previously wrote about the criminal justice system for the Tampa Bay Times (formerly the St. Petersburg Times). A sixth-generation Californian, he has also worked at SF Weekly, the Valley News of New Hampshire and the Point Reyes Light.
Paying for public retirees has never cost L.A. taxpayers more. And that's after pension reform

Five years after Los Angeles elected officials enacted vaunted pension reforms, the city's pension costs have never been higher -- and now consume one out of every five tax dollars. What went wrong?

Rams reach deal with L.A. city officials to pay for stadium security

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the Los Angeles Rams have agreed to pay for police officers at their new stadium, bringing to an end an acrimonious dispute with the city's police union.

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