| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:25 PM
On May 22, a diligent public servant at Los Angeles City Hall wrote a letter to a Venice homeowner about the treehouse that's been in her yard for 10 years. And you just know, don't you, that a story with this beginning will not have a happy ending?...
| Sep 10, 2013
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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:56 AM
The leader of a key Latino civil rights group said he’s disappointed that former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa took a job advising nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd., which has been accused of preying on Latinos.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd., battling allegations that it operates an illegal pyramid scheme, has a new and unexpected advocate: former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
The former mayor, who left in June after eight...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:17 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:17 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:02 PM
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.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:58 PM
New Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti started down the list of department heads reapplying for their jobs Tuesday. The first interview: Fire Chief Brian Cummings.
After taking office earlier this month, Garcetti asked the top manager from each of the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday appointed three Los Angeles representatives to the board of the county’s transportation agency, one of the biggest decisions the new mayor has made so far that will influence his administration’s...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future.