Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

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Judge unlikely to let DWP keep salaries secret

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has indicated he is unlikely to comply with a request from the city Department of Water and Power to keep the names and salaries of hundreds of […]


LA watchdog says coal-free plan to cost $600M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city watchdog says Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s plan to reduce the city’s dependence on coal by the middle of the next decade will cost more than $600 million.



5-week closing of Coldwater Canyon starts Saturday

STUDIO CITY (CNS) – Starting Saturday, work to replace a Department of Water and Power trunk line will have Coldwater Canyon Avenue closed between Ventura Boulevard and Mulholland Drive during daylight hours through April 25.


Road closures on Coldwater Canyon

Starting March 23, upgrades to a Los Angeles water main will require the closure of Coldwater Canyon Avenue from Ventura Boulevard to Mulholland Drive during peak commute times, and the work will last for about a month.


State: LA must do more to stem dust from dry lake

LOS ANGELES (AP) – State regulators ordered Los Angeles to expand efforts to control dust storms from Owens Lake, which went dry after the growing metropolis began siphoning water from it a century ago. The […]


LA residents getting 11 percent electricity hike

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Utility bills are going up in Los Angeles. The City Council on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to back-to-back electricity rate hikes totaling a little more than 11 percent over the next […]


DWP wants to raise electricity rates

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An increase in electric rates for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers is a bit closer to reality today. The Los Angeles Board of Water And Power Commissioners Wednesday […]


Heat wave cooling

(CNS) – With a heat wave peaking today and keeping the area hot through at least Saturday, authorities reminded Southlanders that cooling centers have been established at numerous facilities around the county. Here is a […]


Keep cool in the heat wave (tips)

(CNS) – With temperatures expected to remain high through Saturday, the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks today announced extended hours at some cooling centers in the San Fernando Valley. All city Recreation and […]




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