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  • When the college admission essay becomes a family affair

    With tickets just impossible to get, I propose to the family that we hold our own inaugural ball.
  • Could Wendy Greuel's love affair with labor backfire in Valley?

    Could Wendy Greuel's love affair with labor backfire in Valley?
    The long-running love-in between Wendy Greuel and public employee unions continued Tuesday, with the mayoral candidate from the San Fernando Valley bagging an endorsement from the powerful Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. Which raises a question:...

    Angry about the money spigot at L.A.'s Department of Water and Power

    Angry about the money spigot at L.A.'s Department of Water and Power
    Ordinarily, I don't spend more than an hour or so at a time in Los Angeles City Hall. I get in and out of there, quick as a burglar, to avoid having my judgment impaired. I thought longingly about that approach on Friday, when I attended a windy...

    Labor has helped L.A., but tweaks are still needed

    Labor has helped L.A., but tweaks are still needed
    I think it's fair to say that the men sitting across the table from me Monday afternoon were not terribly happy with my recent work. Bob Schoonover, president of Service Employees International Union, Local 721, and Art Sweatman, a shop steward and tree...

    Mayoral candidates making budget statements, but nothing adds up

    Mayoral candidates making budget statements, but nothing adds up
    You're six months behind on the mortgage. Your credit cards are maxed out. Your small business is treading water. Meanwhile, a tree has fallen on the roof of the office, the parking lot is full of potholes, and you've promised raises to employees, along...