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  • Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says he wants a second term

    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says he wants a second term
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck declared Thursday his interest in serving a second term as the city's top cop, saying he would be "more than proud" to serve should officials make the offer. Speaking at the LAPD’s downtown headquarters,...
  • Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions

    Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions
    The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...
  • L.A. backs overhaul of trash collection for businesses and apartments

    L.A. backs overhaul of trash collection for businesses and apartments
    The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to overhaul the way garbage is collected from tens of thousands of businesses and apartment complexes in what city officials, labor leaders and environmental activists described as a groundbreaking plan to put L....
  • Only female in LAFD's class of firefighter recruits resigns

    Only female in LAFD's class of firefighter recruits resigns
    The only woman selected for a controversial class of Los Angeles Fire Department recruits has resigned in the latest setback to a decades-long effort to increase the number of women in the department’s ranks. Erica Juergens was among 70 recruits...
  • Thelma Melendez, mayor's education advisor, to join L.A. Unified

    Thelma Melendez, mayor's education advisor, to join L.A. Unified
    The mayor’s top education advisor, Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana, is joining the Los Angeles Unified School District as a senior administrator. The 55-year-old Melendez, a former Obama administration official, was talked about in recent times as...
  • L.A. Marathon: Cyclists win a reprieve

    L.A. Marathon: Cyclists win a reprieve
    The Marathon Crash Race is officially canceled. But the "fun ride" is on. “The city really, really, really, really wanted me to get a permit,” said Don Ward, organizer of the bicycling group Wolfpack Hustle and the annual Marathon Crash...
  • Shriver rejects spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race

    Shriver rejects spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has rejected voluntary campaign spending limits and indicated he'll use at least $300,000 of his own money to seek the seat being vacated by board member Zev Yaroslavsky. Shriver, a businessman...
  • Shriver decision lifts spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race

    Shriver decision lifts spending limits in L.A. County supervisor race
    Los Angeles supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has rejected voluntary campaign spending limits and said he will at least partially self-fund his campaign to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky in the June 3 primary. In a declaration filed...
  • High-level Garcetti aide won't challenge Councilman Jose Huizar

    High-level Garcetti aide won't challenge Councilman Jose Huizar
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's chief of staff ended speculation Monday about her immediate political plans, saying through a spokesman she will not file a challenge to City Councilman Jose Huizar. Ana Guerrero, who has advised Garcetti since his days...
  • Why help just L.A.'s hotel workers earn more?

     Why help just L.A.'s hotel workers earn more?
    Income inequality, persistent poverty and the lack of economic mobility are not only some of the most salient political issues of 2014 but are fundamental challenges that affect the prosperity of the country and the stability of our communities. About 25%...
  • Pre-marathon 'fun ride' to replace canceled Crash Race

    Pre-marathon 'fun ride' to replace canceled Crash Race
    The Marathon Crash Race is officially canceled. But the "fun ride" is on. "The city really, really, really, really wanted me to get a permit," said Don Ward, organizer of the bicycling group Wolfpack Hustle and the annual Marathon Crash Race. "So they...