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  • James offers limited evidence to support attack on mayoral rival Greuel

     
    Candidate Kevin James has spent weeks trying to depict City Controller Wendy Greuel, a rival in the race for mayor of Los Angeles, as part of an irresponsible, spendthrift culture at City Hall. James’s campaign super-charged that claim this week...
  • L.A. City Council drops $3-billion bond measure for this year

     
    The L.A. City Council scrapped plans for placing a $3 billion bond measure on the May 21 ballot, opting instead to consider it in a future election year....
  • Glendale bans gun shows on city property

     
    Defending the majority of the City Council that voted to ban gun shows on city-owned property, Glendale Mayor Frank Quintero on Tuesday said it was well within the purview of local officials to set guidelines for use of public facilities....
  • Bell corruption trial: Mixed verdicts, 1 ex-councilman acquitted

     
    Bell verdict: A jury returned a mixed bag of verdicts Wednesday in the trial of six ex-Bell City Council members accused of misappropriating public funds....
  • Glendale poised to ban gun shows despite NRA lawsuit threat

     
    Glendale is poised to make a ban on gun shows on city property officials tonight despite a threat by the National Rifle Assn. to file a legal challenge....
  • Bell corruption case now in the hands of jury

     
    A municipal corruption case in which half a dozen former Bell council members are accused of paying themselves huge salaries for doing little work in one of Los Angeles County’s poorest cities is in the hands of jurors. The four-week......
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer backs Mike Feuer in city attorney race

     
    Former lawmaker Mike Feuer, running in a contentious race for Los Angeles city attorney, has added Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) to his list of endorsements by elected officials....
  • L.A. to ask high court to overturn ruling on homeless' belongings

     
    The city of Los Angeles is scheduled Thursday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower-court ruling preventing the random seizure and destruction of belongings that homeless people leave temporarily unattended on public sidewalks. If the court...
  • L.A. Votes: Special interests spend millions, Greuel and James on the attack

     
    Nearly $4 million in independent spending has poured into Los Angeles election campaigns in recent weeks. A Times analysis finds that more than three-quarters is from groups tied to unions, and that, in addition to efforts on behalf of mayoral candidate...
  • No COLA for you?

     
    Yo! This economy bites, doesn’t it? Stagnant pay, rising bills. Reduced hours, rising bills. Lost jobs, rising bills. This is the refrain for millions of Pennsylvania residents who work in the private sector and local government. But if you want.......
  • Los Angeles adding parks to force out sex offenders living nearby

     
    City officials are building a small park in Harbor Gateway with the main purpose of forcing 33 registered sex offenders to move out of a nearby apartment building. State law prohibits sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a......
  • Former Villaraigosa aide opposes tax, says budget woes overstated

     
    One of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's former high-level budget advisors said Sunday that city officials are using "fuzzy math" to overstate the size of the budget shortfall, even as they press voters to pass a sales-tax hike in the......