Setting aside promises, how have they behaved?
L.A. City Council race is about preserving lifer politicians
200,000 reasons why a cop is L.A. City Council District 15's sleeper candidate
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 >>
Studio City Neighborhood Council dispute sees member booted from board, then vindicated by re-election
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 >>
Will a badly mismanaged city department take L.A.'s neighborhood council experiment down with it?
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 >>
In the riled-up S.F. Valley, a struggle pits regular folk against big money
Greg Nelson seeks historic status for Washington, Strode and Harding
But then drops its threat to slash the 90 neighborhood councils
Hours of travel, fund-raising and PR leave little time for his job
Metro wants to cram 2,000 renters onto land that faces a Chevron oil plant
A nasty Neighborhood Council election marks a divide emerging citywide
Is slow growth back, or is this the eve of construction?
Bitter homes & gardens?
Comments on the Vernon/Main Neighborhood Council story
Department of disempowerment
Is Fran Reichenbach the patron saint of Hollywood or its biggest NIMBY?
Could L.A. be the next New Orleans?
On eve of big powwow, neighborhood councils ponder place in the new regime
What can save L.A.’s broken neighborhood councils?
Inside the messy democracy of a neighborhood meeting
After a recount and voter-fraud investigation, Chinatown gets a neighborhood council
The race to succeed Richard Riordan — and to reshape Los Angeles — comes down to the wire
The City Council figures out its new role
Not easy getting City Hall’s attention
The end of the trail for the Trail’s End Ranch case
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