| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:53 PM
West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran said Friday that he has filed paperwork to run for termed-out Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky's seat and expects to make a formal announcement later this year.
"I am calling supporters now to get...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Real estate agent Judy Oroshnik was doing a favor for a client when she offered to call the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's customer service line to resolve a problem.
Forty minutes later, her goodwill was gone.
That's how long it took for...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Drivers will no longer get a ticket for parking at a broken parking meter in the city of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed Wednesday to overturn a policy that allowed vehicles to be ticketed when parked at broken or inoperable...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:50 PM
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to provide $1.6 million to reverse a controversial new staffing plan at the Fire Department, handing a victory to the employee union that had branded it as unsafe.
Over the weekend, the department began...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Several top Los Angeles officials, including Mayor Eric Garcetti, are calling for changes to a policy that allows employees at the city's Department of Water and Power to collect unlimited sick pay.
The policy, revealed by The Times on Friday, allows...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:16 PM
For Art Ginsburg, it started and ended with deli.
The founder of Art's Deli and Restaurant in Studio City worked his way through junior college building triple-decker sandwiches at a cousin's deli.
When he and his wife, Sandy, had a deli of their own,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:16 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday cleared the way for Mayor Eric Garcetti to overhaul the five-member panel that oversees the city's electricity and water utility.
On a 15-0 vote, the council confirmed four new commissioners at the Department of...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:05 PM
In a step to help attract more television production, the Los Angeles City Council approved a measure to waive fees for producers who shoot television pilots in the city.
The council Tuesday unanimously supported the resolution, which has been backed by...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Top Los Angeles officials including Mayor Eric Garcetti are calling for an investigation into the Department of Water and Power's unlimited sick-pay policy.
The policy, which was first reported by The Times on Friday, allows employees at the utility...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:51 AM
The city of Los Angeles will consider offering a $50,000 reward to help find the driver who hit and killed an 18-year-old bicyclist.
David Granados was killed March 24 after he was hit by a car as he rode his bicycle on Bellaire Avenue at Oxnard...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson called Thursday for public hearings on the proposed contract with Department of Water and Power employees, saying he wants a deal on the contract by Sept. 1.
Wesson said Mayor Eric Garcetti has...