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  • Centerpiece of remodeled LAX terminal named for Villaraigosa

    Centerpiece of remodeled LAX terminal named for Villaraigosa
    The centerpiece of the modernized Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles Airport will be named in honor of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa because of his contributions to airport development. The city's Board of Airport Commissioners...
  • Greuel holds thin lead against Garcetti in early balloting

    Greuel holds thin lead against Garcetti in early balloting
    In the first ballots counted in the race for the next mayor of Los Angeles, City Controller Wendy Greuel held a slight lead over City Councilman Eric Garcetti. With 7.5% reporting, Greuel led Garcetti 51% to 49%. But with the vast majority of the...
  • Ratliff leads Sanchez for school board in early returns

    Ratliff leads Sanchez for school board in early returns
    The race for an open seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education was close in early returns between Monica Ratliff and Antonio Sanchez, with Ratliff holding a lead.  The two candidates are vying for District 6, which stretches across the east San...
  • L.A. Votes: Record-breaking spending as voters pick next mayor

    L.A. Votes: Record-breaking spending as voters pick next mayor
    Follow the money. As voters debate whether to pick Wendy Greuel or Eric Garcetti as Los Angeles’ next mayor, the Los Angeles Times’ Data Desk examined who is contributing to their campaigns. Readers can click through an interactive graphic...
  • Milken conference panel: Immigration reform would boost economy

    Milken conference panel: Immigration reform would boost economy
    Providing legal status to the country's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants would boost the U.S. economy and eradicate underground economies in cities such as Los Angeles, a panel of researchers, elected officials and a business tycoon said Monday. ...
  • Democrats to push 10-bill package on gun control in Senate

     
    State Senate Democrats on Thursday finalized a package of 10 gun-control bills they will pursue this year, and received backing for the measures from the mayors of Los Angeles and San Francisco. Among the bills, Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) called......
  • Villaraigosa touts cousin for federal labor post

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa may have taken his name out of the running for a post in the Obama administration, but on Wednesday, he promoted his cousin, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, for a federal appointment. During an online chat, the......
  • Mixed signals on city budget give voters more reason for cynicism

    Mixed signals on city budget give voters more reason for cynicism
    When I scolded deadbeat Angelenos for blowing off Tuesday's election, some of them had just enough energy to return fire. "I chose not to spit into the wind anymore," wrote Lou. "It is not an embarrassment to shun an embarrassment like L.A....
  • Minority of L.A. County voters quashed transit tax extension

    Minority of L.A. County voters quashed transit tax extension
    A minority of voters living in a daisy chain of small, suburban and relatively upscale enclaves around the county's outer rim were largely responsible for last fall's razor thin defeat of a $90-billion transit tax that received lopsided ballot box...
  • Mayoral candidates step into sidewalk debate

    Mayoral candidates step into sidewalk debate
    Les Butts of Woodland Hills was walking his dog earlier this month, which can be a dangerous activity in a city with nearly 5,000 miles of ruptured sidewalk. Butts, a musical instrument salesman, hit a patch of uneven pavement and took a tumble, falling...
  • L.A. City Council OKs $7.2-billion budget

    L.A. City Council OKs $7.2-billion budget
    The Los Angeles City Council passed a $7.2-billion budget Monday, voting to cut 400 unfilled city staff positions but putting off difficult decisions on layoffs, park funding and Fire Department resources. On a 15-0 vote, council members agreed to...