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  • Unions threaten lawsuit over L.A. city pension changes

     
    A group that represents 18,000 employees at Los Angeles City Hall warned Tuesday it will sue if the City Council enacts a new plan to roll back pension benefits and boost the retirement age to 65....
  • Democrat Sherman gets backing from local Republican lawmakers

     
    Rep. Brad Sherman announced backing from local Republican lawmakers. He and fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman are courting GOP voters in their battle for a San Fernando Valley congressional district seat....
  • DWP rate hikes win final approval from City Council

     
    The L.A. City Council gave final approval to two back-to-back increases in electricity rates totaling 11.1%....
  • Villaraigosa endorses Jackie Lacey for D.A.

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and several of his colleagues on the City Council publicly threw their backing behind Los Angeles County district attorney candidate Jackie Lacey at a news conference on the steps of City Hall....
  • Riordan looks to replace pensions with 401(k)s at City Hall

     
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan plans to submit language Friday for a May 2013 ballot measure that would eliminate government pensions for newly hired workers at City Hall, replacing them with a 401(k)-style retirement benefits....
  • L.A. City Atty. Trutanich gets reprieve after tough week

     
    After a week of setbacks, L.A. City Atty. Carmen Trutanich got a Halloween treat from the City Council on Wednesday as it delayed action on a proposed ballot measure asking voters to strip the city's legal adviser of some of his duties....
  • L.A. Council backs creating city ID cards, asks for bids

     
    L.A. City Council members gave enthusiastic backing to the creation of a controversial city identification card that could be used by illegal immigrants to open banks accounts, borrow library books and pay utility bills....
  • L.A.'s March election triggers avalanche of candidates

     
    Ninety-two people have filed papers to run for city offices in the March 5 Los Angeles election, with three-fourths of them angling for seats on the 15-member council, according to a list posted Saturday by the Los Angeles City Clerk....
  • L.A. City Council votes to put sales tax hike on March 5 ballot

     
    Searching for a long-term solution to its chronic financial woes, the L.A. City Council agreed to ask voters for a $200-million-a-year increase in sales tax collections....
  • Justin Bieber: Paparazzo in chase first to face charges under law

     
    A paparazzo who allegedly pursued teen pop star Justin Bieber in a high-speed chase along the 101 Freeway will face criminal charges, the L.A. city attorney's office announced Wednesday, marking the first case filed under the state's harsher anti-...
  • City Hall computers at risk as employees watch Olympics at work

     
    So many employees at Los Angeles City Hall are watching the Olympics online that officials fear of a municipal computer meltdown. In response, one council member said workers should not be allowed to watch the games while at work. "We......