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  • Richard Montoya takes L.A. tale 'Water & Power' from stage to screen

     Richard Montoya takes L.A. tale 'Water & Power' from stage to screen
    Richard Montoya keeps a mental library of depictions of L.A. gleaned from "Chinatown," "Repo Man," "Mulholland Drive," the novels of James Ellroy, and other pop-culture texts. So when he began adapting his neo-noir stage drama "Water & Power" for the...
  • Garcetti replaces LAFD Chief Cummings after 911 disclosures

    Garcetti replaces LAFD Chief Cummings after 911 disclosures
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's decision to replace his fire chief after a tumultuous 18 months for the emergency rescue agency underscores one of the biggest challenges facing his administration: Rebooting the city's aging technology to improve the...
  • Garcetti, City Council to announce details of DWP salary pact

    Garcetti, City Council to announce details of DWP salary pact
    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...
  • A seismic shift on the L.A. Unified school board

    A seismic shift on the L.A. Unified school board
    The L.A. Unified school board is different only by one member now than it was a few months ago, but oh, what a difference a switch from Nury Martinez to Monica Ratliff makes. It’s not that Ratliff, who so far appears to be the same independent...
  • Two boys, one man injured by gunfire at South L.A. park

    Two boys, one man injured by gunfire at South L.A. park
    Los Angeles police searched Friday for a shooting suspect who injured three people during at a South Los Angeles park. Shots were fired around 7 p.m. Thursday near 51st and San Pedro streets at South Park. A 12-year-old boy was struck in the hip by...
  • Gang injunction debated as L.A. police commissioners are confirmed

    The Los Angeles City Council on Friday signed off on Mayor Eric Garcetti's nominees to the Board of Police Commissioners, including one who questioned the fairness of a gang injunction proposed for neighborhoods northwest of downtown. Council members...
  • Two candidates looking to replace L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge

    Two candidates looking to replace L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge
    Two longtime political aides took the first step Tuesday toward running in the March 2015 election for the seat being vacated by Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge. Teddy Davis, who spent more than a year as a spokesman for former Mayor Antonio...
  • Top aide to L.A. Councilman Paul Koretz seeking Tom LaBonge's seat

    Top aide to L.A. Councilman Paul Koretz seeking Tom LaBonge's seat
    The top aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz said Wednesday that she would run for the Silver Lake-to-Sherman Oaks seat being vacated by Councilman Tom LaBonge, bringing the total number of contenders to four. Joan Pelico, Koretz's chief of...
  • Your turn: Pick a more controversial new employer for Villaraigosa

    Your turn: Pick a more controversial new employer for Villaraigosa
    Lose cred now. Ask him how. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is going to work for Herbalife, the much-maligned company that pitches dietary supplements to people eager to be as trim as, well, the former mayor. It also happens to be fighting...
  • Letters: Villaraigosa's Herbalife blunder

    Re "Villaraigosa takes job with controversial Herbalife firm," Sept. 6 I worked phone banks for Antonio Villaraigosa. I walked precincts for him to be elected mayor of Los Angeles. I voted for Villaraigosa. Villaraigosa is now working for Herbalife. I...
  • Election night lessons: Three truths amid the clamor

    Election night lessons: Three truths amid the clamor
    Politics addicts across the nation will engage today in the post-election tradition of gleaning great, defining truths from smallish, specific races. Much of the time, singular election results are just that, a reminder that all politics is local. But a...