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  • Greuel gets top internal ranking from key City Hall union

     
    The powerful Service Employees International Union quizzed mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti at a town hall-style meeting Tuesday, but did not reach a consensus on whom to recommend for the group's much-coveted endorsement. But Greuel...
  • Alleged sexual abuse by ex-teacher 'horrific,' teachers union says

     
    The teachers union in the L.A. Unified School District spoke out on the arrest of a former elementary school instructor accused of sexually abusing 20 children and an adult, calling the alleged acts "horrific."...
  • ‘Halo 4,’ ‘Assassin’s Creed III’ up for WGA video game award

     
    Master Chief and Mickey Mouse just snagged an invitation to one of Hollywood's glitzy awards season soirees. “Assassin's Creed III” ......
  • Former SEIU union local president convicted of embezzlement

     
    The former president of California’s largest union local was found guilty by a federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday of stealing from the low-wage workers he represented. Tyrone Freeman, who led Local 6434 of the Service Employees International...
  • L.A. Now Live: Ex-LAUSD teacher accused of abusing 20 children

     
    A former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing lewd acts and sexually abusing 20 children and an adult, law enforcement authorities said. Times staff writer Richard Winton will join L.A. Now Live...
  • L.A. business group wants answers from Greuel on pensions

     
    An L.A. business group that endorsed mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel has called on her to appear personally to explain statements she made about pensions -- and her interest in reopening talks with City Hall labor unions over reductions in retirement...
  • School board candidates debate Bloomberg's $1-million donation

     
    A record-setting donation to Los Angeles school board contests quickly became a topic Wednesday night at the first candidate forum after word broke of the $1-million contribution by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg’s donation is...
  • Richard Riordan endorses Kevin James in L.A. mayor's race

     
    Former L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan endorsed Kevin James in the mayor's race, a major coup for the dark horse Republican candidate who is seeking to capture conservative votes....
  • Deasy orders test scores to count for 30% of teachers' evaluations

     
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy announced Friday that 30% of a teacher’s evaluation will be based on student standardized test scores, setting off another round of contention in the nation’s second-largest school system just weeks before a...
  • SEIU endorses L.A. sales-tax hike but stays out of mayor's race

     
    The influential Service Employees International Union announced Tuesday it is backing Proposition A, the sales-tax hike ballot measure that would generate more than $200 million for the L.A. city budget after years of financial crisis. The group opted,...
  • LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred

     
    LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred...
  • Obama's exploding fist-bump and hug with Sen. Mark Kirk

     
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