| Dec 31, 2012
City Councilman Dennis Zine has never struck me as a controller type. He's garrulous, outgoing, street-smart — the remnants of his first career as a Los Angeles police officer and union representative. He was a forceful personality at the Police...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:40 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Top-rated local radio station KFI 640 AM is under fire from the Los Angeles City Council.
The council will debate a resolution on Wednesday condemning talk radio hosts that use racist, sexist and derogatory language on the air.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:20 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A new agreement signed between the city and AEG means that construction on Farmers Field in downtown L.A. could begin in less than six months.
After signing the agreement with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday, AEG CEO Tim...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:36 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Shopping mall developer Rick Caruso is bowing out of the Los Angeles mayoral race.
The former city commissioner and developer behind the Grove and the Americana at Brand shopping centers says he will continue to focus his energy...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Employees of Keller Williams Realty offices in Burbank, Glendale and La Caņada Flintridge are enlisting in an effort to send donations to military personnel serving our country abroad.
The public is asked to bring donations such as personal-care items...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:45 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles City Council agreed to place a half-cent sales tax hike on the March 5 ballot to avert new cuts in city services, drawing immediate opposition from critics in and outside city government.
Voters would decide the measure,...
| May 9, 2012
| 9:32 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- After a two-year investigation, authorities have arrested one suspect in an arson attack on a taxi following the Lakers' 2010 NBA Championship win.
The LAFD Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section arrested Darren Cooper and charged him with...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:09 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Many Memorial Day events are being held across the Southland on Monday to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Military.
Hundreds of people came out to the Los Angeles National Cemetery, where rows and rows...
| Nov 7, 2012
Frances Hashimoto, one of Little Tokyo's most influential business leaders who fought to preserve the neighborhood's Japanese cultural traditions and who invented the popular fusion dessert known as mochi ice cream, died of lung cancer Sunday at her...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 5:58 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to hike dozens of parking tickets by $5, according to the Los Angeles Times.
This is the sixth set of increases in seven years. The move places more of the cost of the city's budget...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Will the mayor of the Grove run for mayor of Los Angeles?
With the deadline for entering next year's contest to replace Antonio Villaraigosa only weeks away, billionaire mall developer Rick Caruso is closing in on a decision.
The shopping center mogul...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council approved a proposed $1.2-billion NFL stadium plan on Friday in a 12-0 vote.
The proposal clears the way for developer Anschutz Entertainment Group to seek a team and proceed with planning for a 72,000-...