Residents affected by last year’s Powerhouse Fire near Santa Clarita are suing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, claiming the utility is to blame for starting the blaze that destroyed dozens of homes.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has resumed shutting off electricity to at least some delinquent customers, according to reports Thursday.
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti gave his inaugural State of the City address on Thursday, discussing challenges for the city as well as potential solutions.
Mayor Eric Garcetti was expected to deliver his first State of the City address Thursday as Los Angeles faces a projected $242 million deficit and administrative issues at one of its largest utilities.
A judge has cleared the way for City Controller Ron Galperin to audit two trusts controlled by the union that represents Department of Water and Power workers.
Several of the biggest commercial customers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) met Tuesday with the new general manager for an update on proposed reforms for the utility.
Customers with the Department of Water & Power can expect shorter wait times while calling about billing issues even as the utility continues to work toward improved services, officials said Wednesday.
The business manager of IBEW Local 18 Thursday posted documents online he hoped would settle the controversy about how millions of rate-payer dollars were used on a training institute and a safety institute.
Department of Water and Power General Manager Ron Nichols will step down from his post of three years at the end of the month, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday.
More than 4,000 customers in the areas of Chatsworth and Porter Ranch are without power Sunday evening.
Community leaders and consumer watchdog groups were set Wednesday to voice their opposition to a Northern California tunnels project that could impact neighborhoods here in the Southland.
The council voted 12-0 to place a moratorium on disconnection notices.
Councilman Paul Krekorian criticized that DWP on Wednesday, saying officials did a poor job of letting customers know of the changes.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has cut off funding to two affiliated nonprofit institutes after questions surfaced about how they spent more than $40 million in ratepayers’ money.
Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city officials took part in a reenactment ceremony to mark the anniversary Los Angeles’ first aqueduct on Tuesday.