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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Roger Kozberg dies at 77; led renovation of L.A. Memorial Coliseum

    Roger Kozberg dies at 77; led renovation of L.A. Memorial Coliseum
    Roger Kozberg, an insurance executive who helped guide the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum through a $93-million renovation and became a top proponent for the facility's use as an NFL stadium, has died. He was 77. Kozberg had neuroendocrine carcinoma,...
  • Turning the city of L.A. into a classroom

    Turning the city of L.A. into a classroom
    Under the Los Angeles city charter, the mayor has no formal power over the Los Angeles Unified School District. But this has not stopped mayors — including Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa — from using the bully pulpit and the power of...
  • Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles

    Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will leave at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...
  • Top executive at Port of Los Angeles will retire

    Top executive at Port of Los Angeles will retire
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will retire at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...
  • Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board

    Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named former rival Kevin James, who placed third in the March 5 primary election, to serve on the powerful Board of Public Works. James, a Republican radio host who campaigned aggressively for Garcetti in the...
  • LAFD chief first manager to interview with Mayor Eric Garcetti

    LAFD chief first manager to interview with Mayor Eric Garcetti
    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...
  • Kevin James grilled during City Hall confirmation session

    Kevin James grilled during City Hall confirmation session
    After being grilled about controversial past statements on immigration and climate change, former mayoral candidate Kevin James was confirmed as a new appointee to the Los Angeles Board of Public Works by the City Council. The council voted 11-0 on...
  • AEG wins five-year contract to operate L.A. Convention Center

    AEG wins five-year contract to operate L.A. Convention Center
    Hoping that an outside manager can bring more dazzle to the Los Angeles Convention Center, City Council members agreed Wednesday to pay Anschutz Entertainment Group up to $350,000 a year to operate the dated downtown venue. The five-year contract...
  • L.A. Fire Chief Brian Cummings to step down, mayor says

    L.A. Fire Chief Brian Cummings to step down, mayor says
    Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings will retire from his position as head of the city Fire Department, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti and a department spokesman. Cummings had struggled to restore confidence in his management of the 3,500-employee...