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  • LAFD union leader says suspending hiring program 'patently unfair'

    LAFD union leader says suspending hiring program 'patently unfair'
    The president of the union representing Los Angeles firefighters on Monday told the mayor that suspending a controversial hiring program is "patently unfair" to candidates on track to be included in future classes. Capt. Frank Lima voiced his concerns...
  • California Democrats kick off annual convention in Los Angeles

    California Democrats kick off annual convention in Los Angeles
    California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton, welcoming delegates to their annual convention, said Friday evening that while they should savor their many victories, they must remain vigilant about them, staying involved in congressional and...
  • State Democrats to descend on L.A. for annual party convention

    State Democrats to descend on L.A. for annual party convention
    Thousands of California Democrats will descend on downtown Los Angeles on Friday to kick off their annual convention, largely a celebration of the party’s dominance in state politics, but also a showcase of some internal spats that leaders tried...
  • Democrats endorse Kuehl, Solis for supervisor, but no one for sheriff

    Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June’s primary...
  • Democrats endorse Solis, Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor seats

    Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June's primary election....
  • Report recommends L.A. sales-tax hike to fund street repairs

    Report recommends L.A. sales-tax hike to fund street repairs
    One year after Los Angeles voters rejected a sales tax increase, the City Council is looking at trying again — this time by tying the money to the repair of the city's deteriorating network of streets. Two high-level City Hall policy advisors...
  • L.A. city leaders unsatisfied with audit of DWP-funded nonprofits

    L.A. city leaders unsatisfied with audit of DWP-funded nonprofits
    Los Angeles Department of Water and Power union leader Brian D'Arcy's effort to "clear the air" and explain what happened to more than $40 million in ratepayer money paid to two nonprofits has failed to convince city leaders calling for full accounting of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...