LAPD Officers Are About to Get a Raise—but How Much Do They Make to Begin With?

As L.A. declares a fiscal emergency and moves to furlough thousands of city workers, a look at the police department's big salary budget
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L.A. Councilmembers Are Being Blasted for LAPD Hypocrisy

City Hall politicians are being called out by both sides of the aisle for paying lip service to defund protesters after accepting police union cash
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Eric Garcetti Said He Wouldn’t Get Vaccinated Before His Age Group Came Up–Until He Did

In December statement, the mayor said would not be “jumping any queue,” but a month later he’s taking heat for accepting a dose
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A Top Garcetti Advisor Is On Leave Amid Multiple Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Rick Jacobs has stepped away from his duties at two of Garcetti's nonprofits after several men came forward with reports of unwanted kissing and touching
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Why Hasn’t L.A. Councilman JosĂ© Huizar Resigned? It’s Complicated

Some elected officials have demanded that the embattled Eastside councilmember step down—but leaving voluntarily may not be in the cards

Nury Martinez Has Introduced a Motion That Could Cut $150 Million from the LAPD

Moving city funds away from policing and into community programs has been a rallying cry of this week's protests

4 Big Local News Stories That Are Being Overlooked in the Coronavirus Era

The pandemic is dominating attention spans, but L.A still has to confront issues including City Hall corruption and a voting system failure
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Will the City Hall Corruption Scandal Doom a Massive DTLA Development?

Officials are seeking to revoke permits for an L.A. Live-adjacent megaproject that City Attorney Mike Feuer has called ”a product of corruption”
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In a Dramatic Reversal, the L.A. City Budget Will Contain No New Funds for Police

Activists can claim it as one victory from this week’s protests
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Another Person Pleads Guilty in the City Hall Corruption Investigation—and the Details Are Damning

A real estate consultant admits to a RICO act violation in scheme to push a big downtown project