City Controller Wendy Greuel
Los Angeles mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel continued to turn up the heat for their campaigns in another chippy debate on Monday.
Los Angeles mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti traded jabs Thursday over Garcetti’s connection to a controversial oil drilling operation at Beverly Hills High School.
City Controller Wendy Greuel didn’t dream about becoming the mayor of Los Angeles as a little girl. She had higher hopes.
Four years after the city was warned about its weak emergency preparedness, only modest progress has been made toward developing a comprehensive disaster response plan, according to an audit released Thursday by City Controller Wendy Greuel.
The Los Angeles fire chief admitted Tuesday he did not give accurate information about department response times to the LA City Council.
The newly appointed head of the city’s troubled low-income housing authority said he has halted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bonuses at the agency, ended the use of 18 take-home cars by senior staff and reduced the use and limits of agency credit cards.
The finance director of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum used his personal credit card to pay for upgrades at the money-losing stadium, earning him enough reward points for first-class air travel and other perks.
The General Manager of the Los Angeles World Airports, Gina Marie Lindsey, was the highest paid city employee, earning an annual salary of $326,856. Police Chief Charlie Beck was a near second, earning $307,291 per year.
The head of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission says he has canceled a $25,000 raise to the executive who oversaw the stadium’s finances after the city’s controller raised questions about it.
A city audit says Los Angeles’ Department of Transportation has failed to collect millions in unpaid parking tickets by not aggressively pursuing ticket “scofflaws.”
The city controller’s office found the housing department failed to collect at least $48 million in fees, while leaving $10 million across 10 funds unspent over two years.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Controller Wendy Greuel say new changes to the city’s pension plan for police and firefighters could bring in up to $200 million in savings — but there’s a catch.
Wendy Greuel is set to join state officials from around the U.S. to help curb direct corporate funding of political campaigns and press corporations and other groups to disclose all their donors.
The city of Los Angeles received a nice chunk of change from Washington to boost jobs, but a new audit finds they have little to show for it.
Despite lingering unemployment, audits released by the Los Angeles city controller found that two departments which received $111 million in federal stimulus dollars have only created 55 jobs so far.
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