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City Council approves the Hahn - Miscikowski "compromise," two-phased LAX expansion plan in a 12 – 3 vote. They’re already in it for $130 million, so what’s another $10,870,000,000? Organized labor – whose endorsements are heavily coveted come next year when eight City Council seats are up for grabs – throws its weight behind the plan.
The Fourth Floor blogerrs on the side of caution and professional self-preservation, bidding a bittersweet farewell following a nasty exchange with Bernard Parks. LAist will sorely miss the anonymous City Hall employee's insider Council dish and musings on the City Hall morass. And sadly, this abrupt end means Fourth Floor Staffer 1 won't be participating in a LAist Interview planned for next month.
Turmoil strikes the usually tight-lipped corporate culture at the Gettywhen director/VP of Getty Trust Deborah Gribbon resignedthis week. Will decorum cease to reign up at the gleaming white "village" on the hill?
The case against Michael Ovitz’s competency and discretion at Disney continues to build. If there were ever circumstances involving Schadenfreude without that whole "misfortune" connation, this would be it.
The LA Times LA Weekly, and the Daily News roll out their election endorsements. Stay tuned for our take on some of the issues!
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.