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  • Sharp words in race for L.A. city attorney

    With the March 3 election less than three weeks away, the race for Los Angeles city attorney is taking a considerably sharper tone. A day after several city officials expressed their dislike of a campaign mailer sent by City Councilman Jack Weiss, one of...
  • Bratton's bad choice

    Bratton's bad choice
    In announcing his endorsement of Jack Weiss for city attorney, Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton described his support as a "no-brainer." He's right, for the wrong reasons. Bratton has every right to support whomever he chooses for city attorney...
  • L.A.'s trickle-down theory

    Darn those gophers. They are the reason, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said, that his irrigation system gushed instead of dripped and made his water usage soar far above comparable homeowners' in his former Mount Washington neighborhood. The little...
  • Lost promise for rape victims

    Ispent a recent morning at the Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, where women (and men and children) get emergency medical care and counseling immediately after they have been raped. I was researching how the center's nurse...
  • Trutanich for L.A. city attorney

    Voters could assemble a fairly good city attorney using parts from the five candidates who are running to succeed Rocky Delgadillo in the March 3 election. From Michael Amerian they could pull a knowledge of the office and of the kind of management it...
  • L.A. city attorney files lawsuit against supergraphic sign companies

     
    Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich has filed a lawsuit accusing an array of businesses and individuals of erecting illegal supergraphic signs–vinyl or plastic images that can cover the entire side of a building–at 12 locations across the city....
  • Bratton taps L.A. allies for jobs in global security firm

     
    Former L.A. Police Chief William J. Bratton has tapped two allies in his new post in the private sector. Bratton stepped down as police chief to work for Virginia-based Altegrity Inc. The company is launching a global investigations firm, Altegrity......
  • Reddock withdraws nomination to Los Angeles pension board

     
    The newest appointee to a Los Angeles pension board has withdrawn her nomination after a city councilman voiced concern about her refusal to name her legal clients, city officials said today. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa had named attorney...
  • Activists seek ballot measure to cut L.A. elected officials??? salaries in half

     
    A group of Los Angeles neighborhood activists is organizing a campaign to put a measure on the November 2010 ballot that would slice the salaries of Los Angeles elected officials in half. Under the City Charter, council members currently make......
  • Century Plaza as L.A. statement

    Century Plaza as L.A. statement
    If nothing else, the debate over the fate of the Century Plaza hotel is a reminder that there is no preservation controversy quite like a preservation controversy in Los Angeles. In most American cities, examples of postwar modernism like the Century...
  • The Los Angeles Times to Host Exclusive "Translating the Transition: An Inaugural Exchange"

    LOS ANGELES, January 7, 2009 – Bringing together business, labor, civic, cultural and thought leaders, the Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) has assembled an eclectic and provocative panel for their exclusive "Translating the Transition: An Inaugural...