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  • L.A. Now Live: Possible sign of quake fault in Hollywood missed

    L.A. Now Live: Possible sign of quake fault in Hollywood missed
    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...
  • LAFD halts popular Twitter feed, blocks access to 911 call records

    LAFD halts popular Twitter feed, blocks access to 911 call records
    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...
  • UCLA's deal with Coach Steve Alford has unusually huge buyout clause

    UCLA's deal with Coach Steve Alford has unusually huge buyout clause
    UCLA fans better get used to the sight of Steve Alford. Win or lose, he's going to be around for quite some time. That's because UCLA's new head basketball coach is bound to the program — and it to him — by a $10.4-million buyout clause...
  • Pressure makes Capitol backtrack on gutting public records law

    SACRAMENTO —You don't normally see politicians who are firmly planted in their positions suddenly do acrobatic 180-degree turns. But last week was very abnormal in California's Capitol. Odds are what happened won't be repeated for a long while....
  • Coliseum hid reports of financial woes, records show

    Coliseum hid reports of financial woes, records show
    The overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum concealed from the public independent reports of lax financial controls and widespread spending abuses at the taxpayer-owned stadium that included sloppy accounting of hot dog sales and excessive perks...
  • Gutting public's right to see records would be huge mistake

    Gutting public's right to see records would be huge mistake
    SACRAMENTO — Given half a chance — any rationale at all — governments invariably will try to restrict the citizenry's access to public information. Especially if it might shine the light on official stupidity or misbehavior. That's...
  • Coliseum negotiations kept confidential, stadium official says

    Coliseum negotiations kept confidential, stadium official says
    Government overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum entered into a sweeping secrecy agreement requested by USC to keep under wraps their negotiations to surrender control of the taxpayer-owned venue to the private university, a top stadium...
  • Museums block Coliseum parking plan

    Museums block Coliseum parking plan
    Supporters of Exposition Park museums were successful Wednesday in stopping a plan that they said would cripple the institutions by giving USC control of public parking as part of the school's pending takeover of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. "We'...
  • DWP changes lenient sick day policy after demands from City Hall

    DWP changes lenient sick day policy after demands from City Hall
    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. The rule...
  • Under pressure, L.A. DWP says it will tighten up sick pay policy

    Under pressure, L.A. DWP says it will tighten up sick pay policy
    Beginning tomorrow, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note. The change comes less than a week after The Times reported that a 32-year old policy has allowed...
  • Panel gives DWP 2 weeks to account for nonprofits' spending

    Panel gives DWP 2 weeks to account for nonprofits' spending
    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...