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Gun And Bomb Attack Threat Closes Los Angeles Schools In Likely Hoax

Federal sources criticized the local officials, saying they shut down schools without consultation. Local officials say they couldn’t take chances.

December 15, 2015
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Shelter From The Storm: Homelessness At Its Worst Since The Depression

The scale of the homeless population is so massive it’s difficult to visualize. And from coast to coast, it’s getting worse.

May 12, 2015

California Gov. Brown Orders Cities To Cut Water Use By 25 Percent Due To Long Drought

The directive comes as one of the most severe modern droughts drags into a fourth year.

April 2, 2015

Would An L.A. Minimum Wage Hike Push Businesses To Nearby Cities?

Los Angeles is the latest city to consider a minimum wage hike — but it could come at a cost.

December 30, 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Proposes L.A. Climate Change Summit Of U.S., China Mayors

Eric Garcetti wants to take the next step in U.S. – China climate cooperation.

November 21, 2014

Sterling Furor Presents Test Of LA Mayor Garcetti’s Leadership

By David Zahniser and Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stepped into the national media glare at a galvanizing moment for the city: Donald Sterling’s remarks about blacks had just earned him a lifetime NBA banishment, just as his Los Angeles Clippers were competing in the playoffs. The scene, […]

May 1, 2014

NBA Players, City Leaders Cheer Sanctions Against Donald Sterling

By David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — City leaders and current and former NBA players on Tuesday hailed the basketball league’s decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fine him $2.5 million for racial comments caught on tape and made public late last week. “Today, we feel like justice […]

April 29, 2014