The defeat of a proposed half-cent sales tax increase sent officials at City Hall scrambling Wednesday to determine the next step in trimming the city’s $200 million deficit.
State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is accusing Anthem Blue Cross of placing an “unreasonable” rate increase on small businesses.
Property and violent crime in the city of Los Angeles were down for the 10th consecutive year in 2012, the city’s mayor and police chief said Monday.
For the first time since 2009, the unemployment rate in California has fallen below 10 percent.
Customers of Southern California Edison can expect a bigger bill in the mail this winter.
New federal figures ranked California 32nd out of 50 states in graduating high school students – and the Los Angeles Unified School District is even worse.
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.