LAFD captain alleges culture of fear for women
Alicia Mathis, a 17-year veteran, filed a complaint citing gender discrimination, hostile work environment, harassment and retaliation. She is president of the Latino firefighters association within LAFD. LAT, DN, Copley
Antonio touts green in Manchester
Appearing before the Labor Party in the U.K., the mayor praised Bill Clinton, criticized U.S. policy on greenhouse gases and said, "I know that in many of your minds L.A. may be more synonymous with smog and sprawl. But we've made a historic commitment to grow and green our port. We're getting 20% of our energy from renewables by 2010, we're planting a million new trees, we're committed to recycling, and we're committed to making L.A. the greenest and cleanest city in America."
USC as good as UCLA?
Incoming Trojans have higher SAT scores and the acceptance rate has fallen to 25%, same as UCLA. The annual U.S. News and World Report ranking puts USC one spot behind the Westwood campus. UCLA is still the most applied-to university in the nation.
AFTER THE JUMP: Marc Haefele looks at how Villaraigosa is following the Riordan model. Bernard's Luggage survives Hollywood's building boom. And much more.
How Antonio is like Riordan
Marc Haefele makes his cover debut at CityBeat.
Bernard Luggage to stay in Hollywood
Proprietor Robert Blue took on the city's eminent domain scheme for Vine Street and now gets to be part of the development next to the former Brown Derby site.
Owens River commitment is real
Yes, the city of Los Angeles really does have to restore 62 miles of the Owens River in the Eastern Sierra, a court rules. Use of the Owens Valley aqueduct is at stake if the city fails to comply.
Univision sale backed by board
Jerrold Perenchio gets the OK to sell his company for $12.3 billion and now needs regulatory approval.
Gossip blogs make money
Perez Hilton, aka Mario Lavandeira, charges $5,000 a week for premium ads and may net $20,000 a month from Blogads alone.
LA City Nerd interviewed
Zach Berhrens at LAist exchanges email with the anonymous blogger.
Murder of Deputy Maria Rosa may be solved
Two men were charged with shooting the Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy as she left for work in Long Beach last March.
H&M at Beverly Center delayed
Store won't open until Nov. 10.
Press Club annual meeting
Tonight at 7:30, 4773 Hollywood Blvd.