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John Drayman, a former Glendale councilman and mayor, was sentenced Monday to one year in jail for embezzling some $300,000 from the Montrose farmers market, the L.A. County District Attorney announced.
Los Angeles has snagged a major environmental convention from San Diego.
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved a controversial program to turn commercial trash hauling in the city into an exclusive franchise system.
ENERGY: Industry sees city of L.A. proposal closing other wells.
Oil companies fear a city of L.A. proposal to halt fracking would spill over to other drilling practices.
The board of Long Beach Transit voted Thursday to cancel the transit agency's contract for 10 of BYD Motors Inc.’s electric buses.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday announced its endorsement of former Santa Monica councilman and Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver for county supervisor.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that Walt Disney Co. and other companies have pledged to hire 10,000 local youths for a summer jobs program, double the number hired last summer.
A California Assembly committee on Tuesday approved a measure aimed at improving the state’s tax incentive program for the entertainment industry.
Charles Crumpley notes that fracking opponents don’t trust Occidental Petroleum and seconds the emotion.
OP-ED: Activists invoke word ‘fracking’ to get Los Angeles City Council to ban oil industry in city limits.
Los Angeles City Council has broken new ground on fracking panic with a potential ban on oil drilling, writes Dave Quast.
Bill Gunderson shares the story of how Democratic operatives were enlisted to short Herbalife stock.
LAW: Plaintiff attorneys raise costs by going straight to filing.
Reform intended to curb abuse of the Americans With Disabilities Act has not stopped business owners from being sued multiple times for the same infraction.
The Carson City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a 45-day moratorium on new oil and gas drilling, largely due to concerns about hydraulic fracking.
POLITICS: Proposal would limit owners’ ability to sell properties.
L.A. landlords look to boot a proposed bill that would limit their ability to evict tenants.
Fines levied against Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD Co. Ltd. for violations of state labor requirements were cut by almost two thirds by a California Labor Commissioner Hearing officer, the company announced Thursday.