| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:06 PM
When downtown voters agreed last winter to bring back the Los Angeles streetcar, the campaign pitch sounded simple: a $125-million trolley through the heart of the central city, with funding split between federal grants and a new property tax.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The woman who has accused Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar of engaging in sexual harassment filed a lawsuit Tuesday to keep the city from forcing her to provide testimony for a special committee investigating her harassment claims.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:19 PM
The city of Los Angeles accused banking giants Wells Fargo & Co. and Citigroup Inc. of a “continuous pattern and practice” of mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures, reduced property tax revenue and increased costs for city...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:07 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday agreed to pay nearly $6 million to a group of police officers who accused their superiors of imposing a secret traffic ticket quota system on the Westside.
The settlement, approved unanimously, brings to more than...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:53 AM
As the mayoral candidates crossed the two-month mark until the runoff election, Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are struggling with a bit of a paradox -- the two long-time, pro-labor Democrats are jockeying over which of them is more likely......
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:53 AM
A new stream of endorsements emerged in Los Angeles' mayoral race Wednesday as Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti sought an edge in the May 21 runoff. The backing has two overarching goals – blunting criticism the two Democrats are facing......
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Longtime Los Angeles County Supervisor and pioneering Latina elected official Gloria Molina has endorsed City Atty. Carmen Trutanich for reelection, the Trutanich campaign announced Thursday. Molina cited Trutanich’s “independence,”...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:03 PM
In their first face-to-face confrontation of the runoff campaign, Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich and former lawmaker Mike Feuer agreed on at least one thing: Each has a very different view of what it takes to be the city’s......
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:06 AM
It's not that he isn't patriotic. But Shai Levy, a Mid-City resident, doesn't look forward to Independence Day.
"On Fourth of July, it's like Beirut here. Or Falloujah," he said of the massive, deafening illegal fireworks displays launched by his...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The L.A. County Federation of Labor has endorsed former lawmaker Mike Feuer for Los Angeles city attorney, the Feuer campaign announced....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:07 PM
At a news conference in South Los Angeles Tuesday, more than a dozen elected officials and community leaders vowed to put an end to any further violence over the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, but stressed the importance of new dialogue about race...