5 days ago | Transportation
Last week, we wrote about how the Expo Line — which opens to Santa Monica on May 20 — offers a sluggish ride through downtown L.A. because it stops for cross traffic. Following that story, a transit activist posted a petition on Change.org urging ...
9 days ago | DWP
If you claim that the L.A. Department of Water and Power is a bloated, bureaucratic mess, you won't get much of an argument. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Council President Herb Wesson, and Councilman Felipe Fuentes have all said they want to make the depa...
12 days ago | Longform
Mark Arner didn't know what he was getting into. A veteran reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune, he was working the police beat when an editor told him to check out a case at the county Civil Service Commission. "It wasn't something I covered ...
14 days ago | Transportation
The Expo Line will open all the way to Santa Monica on May 20, connecting downtown to the beach for the first time since the 1950s. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the ride will take 46 minutes — though maybe more like 48 minutes un...
15 days ago | City Hall
Last year, Dave DePinto joined a group of homeowners in a meeting at City Hall with their councilman, Felipe Fuentes. The California High-Speed Rail Authority was proposing an above-ground viaduct through Big Tujunga Wash, and DePinto and the othe...
23 days ago | Politics
Paul Tanaka, once the heir apparent to Sheriff Leroy Baca, was convicted today of two felony charges for conspiracy and obstructing an FBI investigation into jail abuse. He faces up to 15 years in federal prison. Though the conviction brings to a ...