4 days ago | City Hall
Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced that the city is sharing data with Waze, the app that uses real-time traffic information to shorten users' commutes. That's good for Waze and its users, but the city of L.A. gets something out of the deal as ...
6 days ago | City Hall
Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his new budget this morning. As he went over the details at a City Hall press conference, one phrase was notably absent from his presentation: performance-based budgeting. Last year, Garcetti vowed to make "performance...
7 days ago | Longform
Diane Norem has been a waitress since she was a teenager, for more than 40 years. She has spent the last 20 at Canter's, the landmark Jewish deli on Fairfax Avenue. It's a good job, worth the commute from Whittier. She works eight-hour days, five ...
25 days ago | Sports
The Dodgers season opens on Monday with a home game against San Diego, and once again 70 percent of the L.A. TV market won't be able to watch the games. Due to the bottomless greed and incompetence of the Dodgers and Time Warner Cable, the games a...
27 days ago | Election
Mayor Eric Garcetti will begin raising money for his re-election campaign next month with a concert featuring 00's sensation Michelle Branch. The fundraiser will be held April 30 at Avalon Hollywood. Tickets are $1,400 apiece, which is the most an...
1 month ago | City Hall
It would be hard to find a better place in the world than Los Angeles for rooftop solar panels. We have rooftops and we have sun. What could go wrong? Well, leave it to the DWP to screw it up. Three years after the city-owned utility launched a 15...