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City Council gets update on search for next police chief

LOS ANGELES — The president and vice president of the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners updated the City Council on the search for the city’s next police chief March 7, with some council members sharing their input about what kind of person the city should hire for the post. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Read More…

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City Council approves new contract for DWP union

LOS ANGELES — Members of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s most powerful union will see a significant bump in pay, with the City Council’s approval June 28 of a new contract for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18. The deal was approved on an 11-3 vote despite three council members’ Read More…

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Garcetti calls city budget ‘responsible spending plan’

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti signed the city’s $9.2 billion budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year May 25 while praising it as a responsible spending plan that also reflects the values of the community. The budget, bolstered by a series of voter-approved measures, features major increases for homelessness initiatives, traffic safety improvements and street Read More…