| May 23, 2013
| 2:33 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Thursday unanimously approved Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s final budget, expanding key services as several members acknowledged that many city workers will likely get a 5.5% raise in eight months.
| May 8, 2013
| 8:21 PM
SACRAMENTO — California legislative leaders and 10 public employee unions announced opposition Wednesday to any sale of the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune Co. newspapers to a pair of wealthy brothers who fund conservative causes throughout...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:23 PM
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:...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Modesto city officials are trying to determine if a crime was committed when city workers sold jewelry they found in city sewers....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:40 PM
If you bumped into the guy, you probably wouldn't recognize him. Chances are, you've never even heard of him.
But he's one of the most powerful players in Los Angeles politics, and he's swinging for the fences again, using his considerable clout to...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:52 PM
At a forum in the San Fernando Valley, the top five candidates for L.A. mayor were repeatedly pressed for specifics on that point by Austin Beutner, who served as first deputy mayor until mid-2011....
| Oct 22, 2012
With the first round of the Los Angeles mayoral election still more than four months away, the race has taken shape in recent weeks, largely because of two developments that have scrambled the handicapping of the contest.
First, it became clear that...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:43 PM
The leading candidates for L.A. mayor have dialed up their rhetoric as a March 5 primary draws closer, but they are still little known to a large number of voters in the city and remain determined to make a good first impression....
| May 9, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown is targeting a new part of the budget to close a widening deficit by seeking to reduce state employee costs in his budget proposal, according to sources with knowledge of his plans....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:24 AM
California state workers cited by auditor for misconduct...