As if traffic is not bad enough: Unionized hotel workers planned to block a stretch of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood Thursday in protest of job cuts and elimination of health care benefits at Hyatt Hotels, which has a property at the targeted location. In reaction, authorities granted th ... More >>
The Andaz picket will look a bit different than this one, but you get the idea.
Unionized workers at Hyatt-owned Andaz in West Hollywood and the Hyatt in Century City have been without a contract since December, and next week they'll take to the streets at the Andaz in what is sure to be an e ... More >>
In an effort to raise nearly $500,000 annually, Culver City officials are seeking to raise the hotel tax from 12 percent to 14 percent, according to the Los Angeles Wave. If approved by voters, the proposed tax would be phased in, with the rate raising one percent over each of the next two ye ... More >>
Unite HereA hunger strike outside Disney headquarters in Burbank earlier this year.A labor union representing hotel workers involved in a bitter dispute with Disney's Anaheim hotels warned organizers of Comic-Con that if they moved the popular summer convention from San Diego to Orange County ... More >>
Google MapsThe Chetwood Hotel.Police say the 39-year-old suspect arrested in the murder of a 74-year-old Little Tokyo hotel manager was found walking nearby and taken into custody.
Los Angeles police allege Jian Hong Li fatally stabbed 74-year-old residential hotel manager Hideko Oyama Jan. ... More >>
The locally based AIDS Healthcare and Pink Cross foundations have organized a boycott of Marriott hotels over porn. The protest is not about the Mormon-founded chain's in-room, X-rated offerings. No, that's just fine. The problem, according to the groups, is the hotel company's palette of on-demand ... More >>