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Washington to Lead L.A. Metro Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who also serves as chairman of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, on Thursday announced the Metro board has appointed Phillip Washington to be the transit agency’s next chief executive.
Los Angeles County’s jobless rate dipped below 8 percent in January for the first time in nearly six years, according to state figures released Friday.
City Attorney Mike Feuer has accused accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers of fraud, claiming the company lied about its capabilities in order to secure a $70 million contract with the Department of Water and Power.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday named Kevin James as film liaison and announced several steps to expedite filming permits within the city.
Plastic bag manufacturers and other opponents of a statewide ban on plastic bags have qualified a referendum for the November 2016 ballot, thereby putting the ban on hold, the California Secretary of State’s office said Tuesday.
The state of California has agreed to pay $24 million to investors to settle a four-year legal battle over a proposed deal to sell $2.3 billion in state properties, officials announced Sunday.
The good times should continue to roll for the local economy.
Delivering some relief to local businesses, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday signed into law a reduction in the top rates businesses pay in gross-receipts taxes to the city.
Local air regulators on Friday upheld their approval of a major refinery upgrade in Carson, despite vociferous community and environmental opposition.
State regulators on Wednesday issued eight violations of state hazardous waste laws against Exide Technologies’ battery recycling plant in Vernon.
The president of a Calabasas company accused of orchestrating a 13-year-long Ponzi scheme that defrauded nearly 2,000 investors of more than $100 million pleaded guilty Wednesday.
Oil company Freeport McMoran is dropping its controversial plan to expand its drilling operation near USC, blaming the recent oil price collapse.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce has endorsed L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar’s re-election bid against challenger Gloria Molina, Huizar’s campaign announced Thursday.
Two Woodland Hills men accused of orchestrating a 15-year-long Ponzi scheme that defrauded nearly 2,000 investors of more than $100 million were charged Tuesday in federal court.
Local employers plan to hire at a solid, steady pace during the first quarter of next year, according to a survey released Tuesday from Manpower Inc.