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The Hot Seat: The Honorable Richard Riordan

(Max Schwartz/Neon Tommy)

Max Schwartz
Editor-at-Large

The former mayor has some harsh words on certain subjects.

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L.A. Metro's Opening Ceremony Celebrates Four More Miles Of The Purple Line

Mayor Eric Garcetti and other Los Angeles officials break ground on Metro's Purple Line extension. (Benjamin Dunn/Neon Tommy)

Arielle Samuelson, Benjamin Dunn
Web Producer/Photographer

But passengers won't get to ride the new line for ten more years at least.

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Controversial LAUSD Superintendent Deasy Steps Down

Controversial LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy calls it quits. (@educationweek/Twitter)

Jenny Di
Staff Reporter

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent resigns amidst mixed reviews. 

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Vice President In L.A. To Discuss Minimum Wage Increase

Joe Biden, Mayor Garcetti and business leaders discussing a local wage increase. (Raakhee Natha/Neon Tommy)

Raakhee Natha
Contributor

VP Biden and Mayor Garcetti discuss minimum wage hikes with business leaders.

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A Minimum Wage Increase Triggers Tough Decisions

Karim Kurdi, 33, an owner of the Mar Vista Ranch Market greets customers at his store.

Olga Grigoryants
Contributor

This small store owner supports a raising the minimum wage, even if it may threaten his business.

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Garcetti’s Climate Change Sidesteps Washington, Forges Ahead

So Cal Climate Action 350 said Los Angeles is on the right path toward solving its climate issues.

Matt Lemas
Staff Reporter

Environmentalists optimistic about new climate change initiatives for L.A.

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Metro Bus Fare Hike Upsets Angelenos

One of the many buses in service in Los Angeles (Amanda Scurlock/Neon Tommy)

Amanda Scurlock
Staff Reporter

Metro demands riders to pay more for public transit.

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Valley Businesses Mull Minimum Wage Hike

Mayor Eric Garcetti addresses supporters at a Labor Day rally. (Kevin Mallory/Neon Tommy)

Kevin Mallory
Contributor

Heightened minimum wage “is about the dignity of being a human being.”

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