Villaraigosa aide Lisa Sarno, middle, receives an award.It seems we struck a nerve at the Los Angeles Mayor's Office the other day when we wrote about Antonio Villaraigosa's long-suffering Million Trees LA project. The much-publicized program kicked off in 2006, and few people, if any, know ... More >>
This morning the weirdly named Board of Referred Powers, which is a special L.A. City Council committee, will meet to discuss what has become a strangely controversial issue -- airport food.
In short, everyone agrees the food is lousy (beating only -- yuck -- Newark's in one recent 18-city ... More >>
Councilman Paul Krekorian
The City Council this week moved $1.3 million and five full-time positions from the Community Development Department to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, which oversees the city's 91 elected neighborhood councils.
Neighborhood council types cheered and bre ... More >>
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday announced he's folding the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment and the Community Development Department into one entity in order to shave 27 positions from the ailing city budget.
Some activists, however, were up in arms, as Neighborhood Em ... More >>