Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:16 am
Five Los Angeles City Council members agreed on Tuesday that Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017 needs more scrutiny.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:09 am
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to speak at a "Champions of Change'' ceremony in Washington, D.C., today honoring people who have helped immigrants navigate the naturalization process.
Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 8:57 am
City and county officials are scheduled today to make a presentation before the Los Angeles City Council on best practices for informing and safeguarding city residents concerning Ebola.
Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 9:04 am
An investigation was underway today into the death of a woman who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run vehicle in South Los Angeles, authorities said.
Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 9:01 am
A 14-minute freeway chase from Valencia to Van Nuys ended today when a CHP officer used his squad car to spin the fleeing vehicle.
Posted Oct. 8, 2014, 9:08 am
The Los Angeles Kings will raise a banner emblematic of their second Stanley Cup in three seasons at tonight's season opener against the San Jose Sharks at Staples Center.
Posted Oct. 8, 2014, 9:02 am
Four members of the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday proposed raising the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 an hour by 2017, and exploring the possibility of raising the wage to $15.25 an hour by 2019.
Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:07 am
Four Los Angeles City Council members plan to unveil a proposal today to raise the citywide minimum wage above the current $9 an hour, less than a week after the council agreed to boost the minimum wage for workers at large non-union Los Angeles hotels to $15.37 an hour.
Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:03 am
With more homes for sale on the market, California's housing market will see fewer investors and a return to traditional home buyers as home sales rise modestly and prices flatten out next year, the California Association of Realtors said today in its 2015 California Housing Market Forecast.
Posted Sep. 25, 2014, 8:30 am
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday tentatively approved a $15.37-per-hour minimum wage for workers at large hotels in Los Angeles.
Posted Sep. 24, 2014, 8:59 am
The Los Angeles City Council is set to vote today on a plan to raise the minimum wage to $15.37 per hour for workers at big hotels in Los Angeles.
Posted Sep. 17, 2014, 9:01 am
Flash flooding threatened parts of the Southland today as a combination of high heat and subtropical moisture created atmospheric instability, raising a chance of showers and thunderstorms, forecasters said.
Posted Sep. 16, 2014, 9:33 am
Tech giant Google surprised hundreds of Los Angeles teachers on Monday by fulfilling their requests for books, microscopes, musical instruments and other classroom materials through the crowd-funding website DonorsChoose.org.
Posted Aug. 31, 2014, 9:07 am
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to announce his proposal to raise the Los Angeles minimum wage to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles.
Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 9:40 am
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to be in Sacramento today to seek support for the expansion of a film tax credit program and funding for city projects.
Posted Aug. 9, 2014, 9:10 am
Big Blue Bus will detour its Rapid 10 route this Sunday, Aug. 10 from the first to last trip of the day due to the Ecuadorian Independence Celebration event in downtown Los Angeles.
Posted Aug. 8, 2014, 9:15 am
Los Angeles generally considers itself an influential civic leader in crafting policies that set the standard for similar laws to be emulated elsewhere. Sometimes, the influential policy making actually occurs a few miles to the west in Santa Monica. This week, the Los Angeles Public Safety Committee is weighing in on a motion to regulate “party houses” in the same vein as how Santa Monica regulated the “House of Rock.”
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:31 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive aboard Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon for a planned 24 1/2-hour visit to conduct two political fundraisers and speak at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
Posted Jul. 12, 2014, 8:44 am
The real estate investor who gained worldwide attention in May for stashing cash in public areas for lucky treasure hunters to find is back in the Los Angeles area this weekend.
Posted Jun. 30, 2014, 9:20 am
Following in the footsteps of Santa Monica, Los Angeles' ban on plastic grocery bags will expand to smaller grocery stores starting Tuesday.
Posted Jun. 28, 2014, 9:45 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Los Angeles area July 23 to speak at a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception and dinner at the home of television producer Shonda Rhimes.
Posted Jun. 28, 2014, 2:03 am
Los Angeles' ban on plastic grocery bags will expand to smaller grocery stores starting Tuesday, July 1.
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:25 am
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top five children’s hospitals in the country, a distinction that recognizes the hospital’s clinical expertise and the quality and breadth of its patient care.
Posted Jun. 10, 2014, 9:28 am
Donald Sterling plans to still sue the NBA, according to a statement released by an attorney today.
Posted Jun. 4, 2014, 9:29 am
After falling just short of the number of votes needed to avoid a November runoff, Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell will have to hit the campaign trail again as he prepares to square off against former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka.