Incumbent's rival in Los Angeles Council District 8 was forced from an investing board for gift-seeking
L.A. City Council President Eric GarcettiL.A. City Hall watchdog and CityWatch columnist Jack Humphreville sounds the alarm today about the City Council's apparent lack of transparency when dealing with pension reform and the possible sale of the city's parking garages. "The sale of the cit ... More >>
Can Austin Beutner negotiate a DWP swamp protected by top belligerent Raman Raj?
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Judging by local television news operations, yesterday's rains comprised a state of emergency. For three days all local news stations led with this story: The first rainstorm of the season could cause disastrous mudslides in the foothills below fire-ravaged sections of the Angeles National Forest. M ... More >>
When the Cardinals loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning Wednesday night, it was hard not to think about Cliff Lee, who gave up six hits and one run in the Phillies' victory over the Rockies earlier in the day. The Phillies got last year's American League Cy Young Award-winning pitcher i ... More >>
How L.A. City Hall power was struck down by blogs and online social networks
How D'Arcy and Villaraigosa turned clean energy into a dirty dispute
Can Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's Measure B, the massive solar panel installation project on the March 3 ballot that is certain to pass because Los Angeles voters have no idea what it really is, get any sleazier?Today, the estimable Dave Z writes in the soon-to-be gone California Section of the L.A. ... More >>
Shenaningans taint a clean-energy plan, and the council lays it all on voters
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