| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:05 AM
A Montebello hospital accused of dumping a homeless patient on skid row will pay a $250,000 fine and face new protocols rather than face civil and criminal charges, according to the Los Angeles city attorney's office.
Officials at the 224-bed Beverly...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Nearly a decade after local hospitals were exposed abandoning homeless patients on downtown's skid row, Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer on Friday vowed to crack down on the illegal practice that still continues.
In a settlement announced Friday, the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:09 PM
More than $40 million spent over the last decade to improve labor relations at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has, instead, sparked an increasingly tense standoff between a union boss and the city's most powerful elected officials.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:15 PM
More than $40 million spent over the last decade to improve labor relations at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has instead sparked an increasingly tense standoff between a union boss and the city’s most powerful elected officials....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The Los Angeles city attorney filed a lawsuit Tuesday to stop Allenco Energy Inc. from reopening in South Los Angeles, accusing the company of ignoring years of evidence that fumes from its oil fields were sickening residents of the surrounding...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:59 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally accused a South Los Angeles oil operation of putting the health and safety of nearby residents at risk by failing to maintain safe operations or take steps to prevent accidental releases of hazardous...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:06 PM
The politically powerful head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's largest union has refused to cooperate with an audit of two nonprofit trusts established to improve relations between management and labor at the city-owned utility.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:12 PM
A judge has dealt a major blow to Los Angeles' efforts to spur larger development in parts of Hollywood, calling a new zoning plan for the area "fatally flawed" and saying that the document should be repealed.
In a tentative 41-page ruling issued...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:53 PM
The South Coast Air Quality Management District's top brass faced a frustrated crowd at a town hall meeting Wednesday, during which more than 100 South Los Angeles residents criticized the agency's inability to say whether fumes from an oil field are...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A state appeals court late Wednesday set aside a lower court's ruling that struck down the Los Angeles Police Department's vehicle impound rules.
The decision by a panel of three justices from the California Court of Appeal cleared the way for Police...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Highland Park Patient Collective has been praised by Yelp reviewers for its sample room where patients can try their meds, its PlayStation 3 and stockpile of games and its cheap outdoor kush that's good for rolling blunts.
But don't expect the...