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  • 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......
  • Chino Hills gets court judgment against alleged maternity hotel

     
    The owner of an alleged “maternity hotel” in Chino Hills has agreed to shut down and to fix all building code violations. The city of Chino Hills had already obtained an injunction to stop the hotel from operating, and the......
  • Bell scandal was 'half-circus, half-heartbreak,' attorney says

     
    Bell’s former mayor was a man who threw himself full time into his civic work — a leader with a big heart and the time to listen to everyone’s problems, his attorney told jurors Thursday in the ongoing corruption trial......
  • Newport Beach residents sue over an increase to the 'dock tax'

     
    Waterfront residents who are incensed that Newport Beach increased fees on residential docks that span public waters said they made good on a pledge Tuesday to sue the city. The Stop the Dock Tax group, which said it filed suit......
  • In milestone, West Hollywood approves term limits for City Council

     
    West Hollywood voters on Tuesday approved a ballot measure establishing term limits for City Council members....
  • Water main upgrade will close Coldwater Canyon later this month

     
    Starting March 23, upgrades to an L.A. water main will require the closure of Coldwater Canyon Avenue from Ventura Boulevard to Mulholland Drive during peak commute times, work that will last for about a month, city officials said....
  • Kevin James returns to parking ticket controversy in mayor's race

     
    Los Angeles is in dire financial straits. Its traffic woes are mounting. Joblessness is high. But at Monday night’s mayoral debate, the five top candidates were repeatedly drawn into a discussion about a less weighty, but more perhaps more rage-...
  • Mayoral candidates give their positions on LAX runway proposal

     
    When L,A.'s mayoral candidates appeared at a debate near LAX, the spotlight turned to a controversial plan to separate the two northern runways by 260 feet--a plan that is vociferously opposed by neighboring communities because of noise, air-quality and...
  • Mayor candidates slash rivals for "irresponsible" bankruptcy claim

     
    Two City Hall veterans leading the L.A. mayor’s race pushed back against criticism of city finances during a debate, arguing that they had made progress in pulling the city back from the brink of insolvency....
  • James hammers City Hall veterans for not solving L.A. problems

     
    The top contenders to become L.A.'s next mayor divided into two neatly aligned camps at a debate Tuesday night, with the elected officials touting their records and the City Hall outsiders questioning why voters ought to trust them to solve the city&#...
  • Steve Lopez: No one seemed to fall asleep at latest mayoral forum

     
    Packed house Monday night at the Autry National Center to see the mayoral wanna-bes square off. The highlights? This one was fairly lively, actually. I sat in the back of the room to gage audience reaction, and nobody fell asleep,......
  • 'New and improved' council elected after Cudahy corruption scandal

     
    Voters in the blue-collar town of Cudahy have elected three new leaders for City Council. Final election results show Chris Garcia, Jack Guerrero and Baru Sanchez as the winners....