At least one City Council member said a vote will not go forward unless allegations of higher-than-average salaries at the utility are addressed.
A new charter school near the USC campus opened on Tuesday in pursuit of a lofty academic goal: a 100 percent graduation rate.
Employers added 25,200 jobs statewide in July — the largest month-over-month increase in the nation, officials said Friday.
Employers in Los Angeles County were among the factors behind the highest increase in job growth in the country.
The Hispanic population in California is likely to surpass the number of whites in the state sometime next year, according to new analysis of census data.
Los Angeles residents may soon have to pay more for both water and power. The Department of Water and Power is seeking to raise electric rates by 10.5 percent, while water rates could spike 4.9 percent.
Car break-ins have jumped to as high as three times the normal rate in cities like Tarzana, Encino and Van Nuys — and police say they may know why.
An uptick in hiring in February could provide some optimism for millions of workers still unemployed in the Southland.
The Department of Water and Power is raising water rates for Los Angeles customers to help cover costs associated with meeting new federal environmental requirements.
Overall criminal activity has declined by more than 12.5 percent in the first nine months of 2011 compared with the same period last year.
Violent crime has dropped significantly so far this year — but law enforcement officials give much of the credit for the decline to its civilian partners.
While homicides have dropped significantly in the 12-square-mile area south of the 10 Freeway and west of the 110 Freeway, they may be heading to a new low in 2011.
The unemployment rate in California is expected to top the national rate of 9.1 percent when figures for July are released in coming weeks.
The committee may take as much as another month before a vote to recommend the rate increase.
A community group is joining together to fight proposed water and power rate hikes in Los Angeles.