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  • Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address

    Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti presented a long and eclectic list of initiatives in his first State of the City address Thursday, promising to reinvigorate the city's major boulevards, cut taxes for businesses, put building records online and keep a...
  • CBS will be romanced by Los Angeles and New York for 'Late Show'

    CBS will be romanced by Los Angeles and New York for 'Late Show'
    This is not the time for CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves or Entertainment Chairman Nina Tassler to go on a diet. That's because New York City and Los Angeles are going to be wooing them to be the home of Stephen Colbert's new late-night show, and...
  • Los Angeles 2020 Commission calls for changes to improve the city

    Los Angeles 2020 Commission calls for changes to improve the city
    Three months after it painted L.A. as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would attract jobs and "put the city on a path to fiscal stability." The group of prominent...
  • Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform

    Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform
    Three months after it painted Los Angeles as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would “put the city on a path to fiscal stability and renew job creation.”...
  • Can a low-profile Garcetti deliver big-time for L.A.?

     Can a low-profile Garcetti deliver big-time for L.A.?
    A story line has developed during Mayor Eric Garcetti's first nine months on the job, and it goes something like this: In stark contrast to his predecessor, Antonio Villaraigosa, who often held multiple news conferences a day and launched big initiatives,...
  • Fixing child protection means fixing L.A. County government

    Fixing child protection means fixing L.A. County government
    In August, as the newly formed Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection convened for the first time and members spoke aloud about the kinds of issues they expected they’d have to deal with, appointee Andrea Rich noted that there are certain...
  • Chris Christie cleared of bridge traffic role by attorneys he hired

    Chris Christie cleared of bridge traffic role by attorneys he hired
    An internal review by a team of lawyers hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie concluded that the governor’s aides came up with the idea to close off the access lanes to the George Washington Bridge on their own, without the governor or other...
  • Women earn 83 cents for every $1 men earn in L.A. city government

    Women earn 83 cents for every $1 men earn in L.A. city government
    For every dollar earned by men working in Los Angeles city government,¬†female workers¬†earn 83 cents, according to an infographic "snapshot" released Thursday by City Controller Ron Galperin. The numbers, highlighted in honor of Women’s History...
  • California's film production tax credit passes first legislative test

    California's film production tax credit passes first legislative test
    SACRAMENTO -- Legislation aimed at extending California's film production tax credit won unanimous bipartisan support from its first committee. The bill is urgently needed to give California an incentive to lure movie and television production back to...
  • One firefighter suffers injuries in massive S.F. blaze

    One firefighter suffers injuries in massive S.F. blaze
    SAN FRANCISCO -- One firefighter suffered burns to his face and hands while battling a massive blaze at a nine-story condominium tower still under construction Tuesday, fire officials said late in the evening. San Francisco Fire Department Deputy...
  • County supervisor candidates face off over campaign money in debate

    County supervisor candidates face off over campaign money in debate
    Contrasting approaches to paying for their campaigns emerged as an issue Thursday as four candidates to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky faced off in their first major debate. The debate offered an opportunity for key contenders...