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  • Villaraigosa endorses lawsuit to reduce teacher job protections

    Villaraigosa endorses lawsuit to reduce teacher job protections
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday formally endorsed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn job protections for California teachers that are among the most extensive in the nation.  Villaraigosa called the lawsuit “a case that...
  • 'End of an era': Washington reacts to Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement

    'End of an era': Washington reacts to Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement
    WASHINGTON – "One of the giants of Congress." "A tough partisan, but above all, an institutionalist." "End of an era." Those were among the reactions Thursday to the announcement by Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) that he would be...
  • Mayor picks new DWP boss, ousts another top utility executive

    Mayor picks new DWP boss, ousts another top utility executive
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday continued his effort to overhaul the leadership of the city’s much-criticized municipal utility and curb the influence of its powerful employees union by nominating a new agency boss and dismissing a top-...
  • Garcetti names new DWP head, dismisses senior official

    Garcetti names new DWP head, dismisses senior official
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday stepped up his effort to overhaul the leadership of the city's much-criticized municipal utility and curb the influence of its powerful employees' union by nominating a new agency boss and dismissing a top-...
  • Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat

    Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat
    Former Los Angeles city controller and unsuccessful mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel said Thursday that she plans to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. “When I woke up this morning, I had no idea that someone...
  • California's Democratic politicians: The logjam cracks, soon to break

    California's Democratic politicians: The logjam cracks, soon to break
    The rush of interest by local politicos and would be politicos to succeed veteran Congressman Henry Waxman underscored an odd truth about California politics: in a state that prides itself on chasing the next snazzy new thing, most of its high-ranking...
  • Direct rail link to LAX may be too costly and risky, officials say

    Direct rail link to LAX may be too costly and risky, officials say
    Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday sent a strong signal that a direct light-rail link to Los Angeles International Airport may be too risky and costly to pursue, a blow to a regional planning goal long-sought by many transit users and...
  • L.A. and N.Y.: Two new mayors but two different agendas

    L.A. and N.Y.: Two new mayors but two different agendas
    New York and Los Angeles have a lot in common. Each city suffers from income polarization, a shrinking middle class and a vast low-wage service sector. Each is heavily Democratic and is home to an effective labor-liberal political alliance. Each elected a...
  • Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money

    Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money
    More than a week after Rep. Henry A. Waxman touched off a political earthquake with his retirement announcement, aftershocks are rippling across his Westside-South Bay district. State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel,...
  • Garcetti and wife cross a cultural divide with help of Patsy Cline

    Garcetti and wife cross a cultural divide with help of Patsy Cline
    It’s a side of Mayor Eric Garcetti that few in Los Angeles have seen before. He likes to play the country tune “God Bless the U.S.A.” in his office. He wants to take his wife to a honky tonk saloon in Chatsworth for Valentine’s...
  • Union chief Brian D'Arcy: 'It's time to clear the air' on DWP trusts

     Union chief Brian D'Arcy: 'It's time to clear the air' on DWP trusts
    As the elected business manager of IBEW Local 18, a job I've held for more than 20 years, I represent more than 8,500 women and men who work at the Department of Water and Power. I am proud of the many things we have accomplished, including fair wages,...