| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:09 PM
More than $40 million spent over the last decade to improve labor relations at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has, instead, sparked an increasingly tense standoff between a union boss and the city's most powerful elected officials.
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum was flirting with insolvency, but that didn't stop its government overseers from incurring hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal expenses to keep secret their deliberations on a new long-term lease for the stadium....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:06 PM
The politically powerful head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's largest union has refused to cooperate with an audit of two nonprofit trusts established to improve relations between management and labor at the city-owned utility.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:32 AM
The Los Angeles Fire Department put its social media accounts on “hiatus” Thursday and announced it was refusing access to 911 audio recordings and database records that document the department’s response to life-and-death medical...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:19 AM
At 9 a.m., join L.A. Times reporters Rong-Gong Lin II and Rosanna Xia as they discuss how Los Angeles officials missed signs in a geological report that suggest a $200-million development under construction in Hollywood might be located above an...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Los Angeles officials missed signs in a geological report that suggest a $200-million residential and commercial development now under construction in Hollywood might be located above an earthquake fault, according to city records and interviews.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:05 PM
A local resident and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing Los Angeles County for refusing to disclose how much it has spent defending lawsuits against the county sheriff's department.
The ACLU and Eric Preven -- a local resident who frequently...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:32 PM
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has directed an estimated $40 million in ratepayer money to two nonprofit groups charged with improving relations with the utility's largest employee union, but the agency claims to have scant information on...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Newly appointed commissioners of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power have given officials two weeks to account for millions of ratepayer dollars spent by a pair of nonprofit trusts created to improve relations between the city-owned utility...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:26 PM
As the state’s health insurance marketplace began enrolling thousands of newly qualified Californians for health coverage, Gov. Jerry Brown signed 10 healthcare-related bills on Tuesday.
Among them are measures that extend healthcare tax breaks to...
| Jul 31, 2013
Responding to public criticism of an unusually generous sick pay policy, Los Angeles' Department of Water and Power said Wednesday it will immediately begin requiring employees to provide a doctor's note for absences of three or more days.