When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pitched his plan to gradually boost the minimum wage across the city, critics argued that businesses might move to nearby cities to pay workers less. Now Garcetti is trying to persuade those neighboring cities to increase their minimum wages as well - and some are showing interest.
Some 6,000 families will be reunited in Los Angeles County over the next year working together with the Department of Children and Family Services that offers counseling and education to parents who have had their children taken away from them. John Cadiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. from Monterey Park Friday, Sept.
Triple-digit temperatures will arrive today and continue cooking the Southland through the weekend and early next week, according to the National Weather Service. By this afternoon, San Gabriel Valley temperatures are expected to soar as high as 103 degrees, Meteorologist Joe Sirard of the NWS's Oxnard Office said.
Under a new law California law, transit agencies are now allowed greater use of 3-bike-capacity racks, like this one on L.A. Metro's Orange Line BRT. Photo by Ensie via Flickr Under a new law California transit agencies are now allowed greater use of 3-bike capacity bike racks, like this one on L.A. Metro's Orange Line BRT.
Last week Monterey Park joined fellow LA county cities Santa Monica, Arcadia, and the city of Los Angeles itself by banning the artificial glow of e-cigarettes from being "puffed" on public or city property. Lawmakers are also requiring liquid-vaporizing devices sales to abide by the same tobacco retail license requirements as their rolled paper equivalent.
With moonlight washing its adobe walls, there is something eerie yet truly magical about sitting in the gardens of San Marino's 200-year-old El Molino Viejo enjoying music that is as old as the mill itself.