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  • Los Angeles 2020 Commission calls for changes to improve the city

    Los Angeles 2020 Commission calls for changes to improve the city
    Three months after it painted L.A. as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would attract jobs and "put the city on a path to fiscal stability." The group of prominent...
  • Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform

    Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform
    Three months after it painted Los Angeles as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would “put the city on a path to fiscal stability and renew job creation.”...
  • Garcetti set to deliver his first State of the City address Thursday

    Garcetti set to deliver his first State of the City address Thursday
    Mayor Eric Garcetti will deliver his first State of the City address on Thursday, an opportunity to lay out his vision and plans for Los Angeles more than nine months into his term. The annual speech has been used by past mayors to highlight proposals...
  • L.A. Council acts to prevent halt in funding for community programs

    L.A. Council acts to prevent halt in funding for community programs
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to plug a financing gap that threatened community programs once paid for with federal dollars, devoting more than $1.9 million in reserves to help sustain programs that include neighborhood...
  • Former Assemblyman Jeff Miller fined for accepting improper gift

    Former Assemblyman Jeff Miller fined for accepting improper gift
    SACRAMENTO -- Former state Assemblyman Jeff Miller (R-Corona) has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for improperly accepting a gift of two tickets, arranged by a lobbyist, to a San Francisco 49ers football game. The fine is continuing fallout from the state...
  • An L.A. Marathon cycling tradition takes a spill

     An L.A. Marathon cycling tradition takes a spill
    In years past, the predawn bike race on the L.A. Marathon route just hours before the start of the foot race allowed cyclists an exhilarating dash across town, from Silver Lake to Santa Monica, on 26 miles of dark and empty streets. The Marathon Crash...
  • L.A. should hike sales tax to pay for street repairs, report says

    L.A. should hike sales tax to pay for street repairs, report says
    L.A.'s elected officials should put a half-cent sales tax hike on the November ballot to pay for repairs of the worst streets and sidewalks, two top policy analysts said Tuesday. City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana and Chief Legislative Analyst...
  • Most L.A. County cities failing to protect historic sites, study says

    Most L.A. County cities failing to protect historic sites, study says
    Most of the 88 cities in Los Angeles County are failing to adequately protect historically important structures that are in danger of being razed, according to a new study by the Los Angeles Conservancy. The "Preservation Report Card" assigns an F to 51...
  • State panel delays action on pay raises for governor, legislators

    State panel delays action on pay raises for governor, legislators
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown is paid less than some mayors and city managers in California, but a state panel that sets his salary balked Thursday at giving him and lawmakers a pay raise, saying it wants more information before making a decision....
  • San Francisco's Castro District to get gay pride rainbow crosswalks

    San Francisco's Castro District to get gay pride rainbow crosswalks
    Following the lead of West Hollywood, San Francisco's Castro District is unfurling more of its LGBT pride by painting four of its crosswalks in rainbow colors. Multicolored crosswalks at the intersection of Castro and 18th streets will be added as...
  • Gas odor worried caller before deadly NYC blast but was not reported

    Gas odor worried caller before deadly NYC blast but was not reported
    NEW YORK -- The person who reported a gas odor to utility workers minutes before a fatal Manhattan blast also smelled gas the night before but did not report it, city officials said Thursday, an indication that several lives could have been saved had...