Results tagged “Mary Plummer”

LA's Pothole Problems Are So Bad The City Council Says It's Time For A Repair 'Blitz'

At a council meeting Friday a motion to authorize $250,000 in funding passed unanimously. Councilmember Nury Martinez was the author.

LA May Finally Rein In Developers Looking To Influence City Hall

L.A.'s Ethics Commission is recommending the city council restrict many businesses from making donations to officials and impose limits on how and when politicians can solicit donations for their favored charities.

LA's Sexual Harassment Problem Is Not Just Hollywood. It's City Hall. It's LAPD. And Troubles Remain.

The City of Los Angeles has promised since 1992 to be a discrimination-free workplace. That goal has remained out of reach. You guide to where we are today in both L.A. and L.A. County offices.

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Will Not Run For President In 2020

Garcetti started the news conference with word that he's out of the White House race. He finished with "Go Rams!"

Newsom Wants To Make Big Moves On Housing, Education And Health Care -- Without Spending Too Much

Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget marks a 4 percent increase in general plan spending, but also projected a $21.4 billion surplus.

The Massive Election Change In California You've Likely Never Heard Of

In November 2018, 57 California cities changed how they elected city councils. The results were often unexpected.

Provisional Ballots Surged In LA County. If You Cast One, Here's What To Know

Provisional ballots surged in L.A. County -- here's what we know so far.

After FBI Raid, Richelle Huizar Won't Be Running For Her Husband's Council Seat After All

Federal agents searched their home and two of Councilman José Huizar's offices earlier this month, looking for evidence based on allegations of criminal activity, according to the FBI.

Republicans Are Out, Democrats Are In. But What Does It All Mean?

California's U.S. House elections are over. Now comes the hard part -- governing.

Update: Republicans Lose More Ground in SoCal House Races As Counting Continues

Republicans are swimming against a riptide of late ballots that have been benefiting Democrats.

Update: Where California Stands In Its Vote Count And Close SoCal Races

As the count goes on and on, we can guarantee that you're not as anxious as the candidates.

Feinstein Fends Off Strong Democratic Challenger Who Warns It's No Time 'To Play Polite'

The senior senator from California holds onto her seat. "We must come together as the great power we are," Feinstein tells supporters.

What To Do If You Run Into Problems At The Polls

Not on the roster? Turned away? Know your rights (and what to do) in case the unexpected happens.

Early Voting In California: An Expert Explains What The Numbers Mean

Early voting numbers ahead of Tuesday's election are up in California, but so is voter registration. Here's everything you need to know

How Two OC Congressional Candidates Competing For An Open Seat Differ On Immigration

In the 39th Congressional District, one of the most competitive races in the nation, a Republican and Democrat are vying to win an open seat that could help determine which party controls the U.S. House.

134 Cases, $36 Million: Inside Sexual Misconduct At America's Biggest County Government

A KPCC/LAist investigation found Los Angeles County has paid out millions in tax dollars to settle sexual misconduct claims against government employees. Those settlements represent just a fraction of overall complaints.

LA City Council's Only Republican Is Stepping Down At Year's End

The Los Angeles City Council's sole Republican announced plans to vacate his seat at the end of the year, setting up the possibility of a historic all-Democrat council.

In Key Congressional Races, It's Getting Closer Than A Judicial Nomination Vote

KPCC is partnering with The New York Times on a live poll covering four California U.S. House districts. As part of the deal, you get free digital access to the Times for two months.

Democracy Dead Zone: Only 300 People Will Hear This SoCal Congressional Debate

Find out about your candidates elsewhere: the Palmdale Chamber of Commerce banned recordings of a congressional candidate debate.

When LA County Workers File Harassment Complaints, Sometimes Nothing Happens To The Accused

An auditor says Los Angeles County can improve the way it tracks complaints about workplace misconduct.

LA's District 14 Council Seat Could Stay In The Huizar Family

Richelle Huizar announced she's running for the council seat currently occupied by her husband, José Huizar.

LA County Is Giving Away Bracelets To Help You Keep Tabs On Loved Ones With Dementia Or Autism

Caregivers know how scary it is to try to find someone who has wandered off in a county that covers 4,000 square miles.

LAPD Releases Another Highly Edited Video Of The Trader Joe's Shooting

The footage appears to back previous claims that the suspect opened fire on officers during a pursuit that started in South L.A. and ended in Silver Lake. But it sheds little light on the death of store manager Melyda Corado.

Remember When 100,000 Voters' Names Were Left Off The Rosters? Now We Know What Happened

A new report finds it was a software problem that caused over 100,000 names to be left off L.A. County voter rosters in June.

Villaraigosa Buries Hatchet As He Stumps For Newsom

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom at a campaign event Tuesday, the first time the two have met since the contentious primary contest.