March 8, 9:04 am
About 11 percent of Los Angeles County residents voted in municipal elections Tuesday, deciding the future of several ballot initiatives.
Measure S failed. The measure would have put a two-year moratorium on development that increases housing density, banned projects from amending the city’s general plan, required city staff rather than developers to complete environmental impact reports and mandated a public review of the general plan every five years. Read more...
March 2, 12:26 am
Companies with financial ties to a $1.2 billion development project in South Los Angeles contributed to a political action committee supporting the re-election campaign of Westwood’s city council member. Read more...
Photo: Paul Koretz, incumbent Los Angeles City Council Member, voted to approve a residential development whose backers have ties to a PAC which sent out campaign mailers supporting him. (Daily Bruin file photo)
February 23, 1:24 am
Candidates for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education debated the role of charter schools, protections for undocumented students and the district’s budget at a UCLA forum Wednesday. Read more...
Photo: Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education candidates Allison Polhill, Gregory Mantayan, Steve Zimmer and Nick Melvoin debated their positions on charter schools, undocumented students and budget issues at a panel Wednesday. (April Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
February 17, 1:20 pm
A tree fell and damaged a Kelton Avenue apartment shortly after noon Friday.
Los Angeles Fire Department deployed crews to 617 1/2 Kelton Ave. at about 12:15 p.m. Read more...
Photo: A tree fell through an apartment unit on Kelton Avenue early Friday afternoon. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)
February 14, 4:43 pm
A Beverly Hills Police Department captain will take over as UCLA’s chief of police March 13.
Tony Lee will replace interim UCPD chief Manny Garza, UCLA officials announced Tuesday. Read more...
Photo: Beverly Hills Police Department captain Tony Lee was appointed UCLA's chief of police. (UCLA Newsroom)