May 10, 12:05 am
California state legislators are considering proposing legislation making it illegal to interfere with a state auditor investigation.
Assembly members Al Muratsuchi, who represents part of Los Angeles’ South Bay region, and Phil Ting, who represents parts of western San Francisco and northern San Mateo County, announced the potential legislation Tuesday. Read more...
May 7, 11:53 pm
University of California President Janet Napolitano said a tuition increase approved earlier this year would go through, despite calls from politicians to eliminate it in light of a state audit that claimed the UC Office of the President failed to disclose millions of dollars in reserve funds. Read more...
Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano justified high salaries for UC Office of the President employees, citing UC's more complex organization. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)
May 7, 11:32 pm
Los Angeles and Mexican business and political leaders discussed trade and collaboration between the two jurisdictions at a Friday forum held at UCLA.
The Los Angeles Business Council organized the inaugural LABC Mexico and Los Angeles Economic Forum to discuss how recent political events could impact the business opportunities stemming from Los Angeles and Mexico’s long-standing economic ties. Read more...
Photo: Stuart Gabriel (left), chair of Arden Realty, Inc. and professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Carlos García de Alba (Right), consul general of Mexico in Los Angeles, discussed the economic relationship between Los Angeles and Mexico. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)