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  • They're off and running in the L.A. mayor's race

    They're off and running in the L.A. mayor's race
    If the Los Angeles mayoral election were held tomorrow, three candidates would be elbowing for the lead: City Councilman Eric Garcetti, City Controller Wendy Greuel and County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. That comes from a new poll, conducted by the Center...
  • Newton: Decision time for L.A.

    Newton: Decision time for L.A.
    As the campaign for mayor of Los Angeles has played out over the last two years, the complaints I've heard most often are that none of the candidates has reached for big ideas, that the field has lacked big personalities and that the two finalists are...
  • Newton: Labor on the wane? Not in L.A.

    Newton: Labor on the wane? Not in L.A.
    This has been a hard couple years — on top of a hard era — for organized labor. The percentage of American workers who belong to a union has continued its long slide, dropping from 12.3% in 2009 to 11.9% in 2010. Those numbers are even starker...
  • Newton: Getting L.A. growing again

    Newton: Getting L.A. growing again
    There is no more consistent refrain among elected officials and candidates these days than that they will do everything they can to create jobs. It's a worthy goal given the sluggish state of the economy, and it's particularly crucial in California, which...
  • Newton: L.A. needs this job generator

    Newton: L.A. needs this job generator
    If you've wondered why people complain about the difficulty of doing business in Los Angeles, consider the Southern California International Gateway project. BNSF is prepared to invest $500 million to build the gateway, a rail loading yard that would...
  • Newton: Treating L.A.'s spending addiction

    Newton: Treating L.A.'s spending addiction
    City Councilman Bernard C. Parks likes to describe Los Angeles' budget woes as the consequence of an untreated addiction — the city's habit of adding workers in good times and then being unwilling to let them go in bad times. The result is ever-...
  • Newton: L.A.'s political football

    Newton: L.A.'s political football
    Consider two projects that could have profound impacts on Los Angeles: Both would create thousands of jobs. One would increase traffic a bit; the other would significantly decrease it. One would be "carbon neutral," meaning it would not help the global...
  • Newton: Garcetti and the DWP

    Newton: Garcetti and the DWP
    Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was sworn in Sunday, has made it clear that no department head from the Antonio Villaraigosa years is safe (except for Police Chief Charlie Beck, who has a term of office that only the Police Commission can cut short). And...
  • Newton: DWP's new general manager is on the hot seat

    Newton: DWP's new general manager is on the hot seat
    The view from the top floor of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power testifies to its place in the life and history of the city. To the north and west are Silver Lake and the Hollywood Hills, dotted with reservoirs that define neighborhoods and...
  • Rodriguez: Demographics isn't destiny

    Rodriguez: Demographics isn't destiny
    Eight years ago, after former California Assembly Speaker Bob Hertzberg was knocked out of the L.A. mayor's race in the primary, urban critic Joel Kotkin and political consultant Arnie Steinberg bravely predicted that the chances of a Jew ever being...
  • Caltrans waves red flag on Millennium Hollywood project

     Caltrans waves red flag on Millennium Hollywood project
    It has become almost routine for community groups to rise up in protest whenever a big developer proposes a project likely to make their city neighborhoods unrecognizable. But what's happening with the giant Millennium Hollywood project is much more...