Local Business Owner Bemoans Minimum Wage Increase

  LARCHMONT BOULEVARD—Local Village Pizzeria restaurant owner Steve Cohen said the city’s new minimum wage increase of $15.25 by 2020 which passed May 19th by a Los Angeles City Council vote of 14-1, is...

Garcetti Signs Minimum Wage Increase into Law

LOS ANGELES– Mayor Eric Garcetti today signed the City of Los Angeles’s largest anti-poverty measure into law, increasing the City’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. The law will give a raise to more...

Slush Fund Transfers to Salaries Not Exclusive to CD4

According to Los Angeles City Council motions passed between 2002 and 2011, $2.8 million was transferred from a fund earmarked for infrastructure repair instead to 10 different councilmembers’ offices for the purpose of salaries....

Ryu Stuns Ramsay with Upset CD4 Victory

Long shot candidate David Ryu won Tuesday’s election to replace Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge, according to unofficial results from the Los Angeles City Clerk. Ryu, a community health director and former aide to...

[CD4 ENDORSEMENT]

Regarding the Los Angeles City Council District 4 election to replace termed out councilmember Tom LaBonge May 19th, the Ledger endorses David Ryu. While on the campaign trail, Ryu has grown smarter and has...