Metro Disputes Report Claiming 405 Project Increased Rush Hour Drive Times Transportation officials Wednesday sought to downplay the findings of a report that calls into question just how effective a $1.1 billion project on the 405 Freeway has been in reducing traffic congestion.
Former Deputy Mayor Named As New LA Times PublisherFormer investment banker and Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner was named publisher and chief executive of the Los Angeles Times, the newspaper announced Monday.
Report: Slower LASD Emergency Response Times Due To Budget, Staffing CutsBudget cuts and staffing shortages in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have slowed emergency response times in unincorporated areas, according to reports.
Report: Leadership Overhaul, EMS Changes Key To LAFD ReformA new report says more job stability for LAFD chiefs and an overhaul of the agency's paramedic operations will help reduce concerns over emergency response times.
L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Launches Investigation Into Questionable HiresBaca explained many of the hires were brought on board in the 90s, creating an extra challenge for the department.
Tribune Co. To Spin Off LA Times, Other Newspaper AssetsThe owner of the Los Angeles Times will spin off the newspaper and its other publishing assets into a separate unit, according to reports Wednesday.
Union Leaders, Ex-Obama Adviser To Rally Against LA Times 'Takeover'Hundreds of protesters were expected to join a rally Tuesday to protest the proposed sale of the Los Angeles Times to businessmen David and Charles Koch.
Activists Warn Rumored Sale To Turn LA Times Into 'Another Fox News'Members of and other protesters are warning the owners of the Los Angeles Times not to sell the newspaper to "political propagandists".
Services Restored At DMV After Statewide Computer OutagesIf you plan on doing business at your local DMV office on Tuesday, prepare to wait even more than usual.
Police, Fire Chiefs: 'Unknowns' Won't Stop San Bernardino ServicesAuthorities in San Bernardino pledged on Thursday to continue providing emergency services to residents just days after the city declared bankruptcy.
Expert Quits After 3-Month Review Of LAFD Response Times Jeff Godown told fire commissioners that department response time may actually be better than it appears before announcing his departure.
Tree-Trimming Budget Cuts May Slow Fire Trucks Fire engines and other emergency vehicles may face delays due to cutbacks in the city's tree-trimming schedule, officials said Tuesday.

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