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  • Los Angeles to expedite sidewalk dining permits in downtown area

    Los Angeles City Council members agreed Wednesday to dramatically cut the cost and speed up processing of sidewalk dining permits in the reawakening downtown core. Under a pilot program that was unanimously approved by the council, restaurant owners will...
  • L.A. pays $1.5 million in racial harassment case

    L.A. pays $1.5 million in racial harassment case
    The Los Angeles City Council signed off this week on a $1.5-million payment to a black police officer who said he repeatedly experienced racial harassment and a hostile work environment while working for the Police Department. Earl Wright, an LAPD...
  • City Hall staff kept quiet on L.A. streetcar red flags

    City Hall staff kept quiet on L.A. streetcar red flags
    When downtown voters agreed last winter to bring back the Los Angeles streetcar, the campaign pitch sounded simple: a $125-million trolley through the heart of the central city, with funding split between federal grants and a new property tax. Inside...
  • L.A. Council agrees with many, but not all, points in 2020 report

    L.A. Council agrees with many, but not all, points in 2020 report
    Los Angeles City Council members responded Friday to a lacerating report on the city's economic health, calling it a much needed assessment while arguing that it failed to fully acknowledge the progress made so far in carving away a staggering budget...
  • David Roberts in Council District 9

    David Roberts in Council District 9
    The 9th Council District in South Los Angeles suffers from a toxic combination of entrenched poverty, blight, high unemployment and lagging job skills. With its current representative, Councilwoman Jan Perry, termed out and running for mayor, it is...
  • Arthur K. Snyder dies at 79; longtime L.A. councilman

     Arthur K. Snyder dies at 79; longtime L.A. councilman
    Former Los Angeles City Councilman Arthur K. Snyder, a famously colorful figure who spent nearly two decades in office while contending with an array of personal, legal and political troubles, died Wednesday. He was 79. Snyder died in his sleep at his...
  • After Hollywood outcry, Spring Street bike lanes lose some paint

    After Hollywood outcry, Spring Street bike lanes lose some paint
    The film industry and the Los Angeles bicycling community reached a compromise Wednesday on the future of a controversial, bright green bike lane in downtown Los Angeles. Under a motion passed by the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday, what is...
  • Council OKs up to $352 million for downtown streetcar

     
    The Los Angeles City Council approved up to $352 million Wednesday to maintain a streetcar that would run from the Civic Center to the Convention Center. The line would run primarily along three of downtown's main arteries -- Broadway, Hill......
  • Revival of downtown L.A. streetcars headed for ballot

     
    Downtown voters will decide the fate of a $125 million effort to bring a trolley system back to Los Angeles after the City Council agreed to place a special tax measure on the November ballot. Council members Tuesday approved formation of a taxing...
  • Garcetti: Money from Wal-Mart employee doesn’t break promise

     
    L.A. City Councilman Eric Garcetti made a show last month of his anti-Wal-Mart credentials, vowing not to accept any campaign donations from the retail giant during his upcoming mayoral bid. But it turns out that money from Wal-Mart employees poses no...
  • Villaraigosa supports ban on marijuana dispensaries in L.A.

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa came out Tuesday in support of a total ban on medical marijuana dispensaries, an aide said....
  • L.A. City Council votes 14-0 to ban medical marijuana shops

     
    In the latest attempt to regulate what many say is an out-of-control proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, the City Council voted 14-0 Tuesday to ban pot shops....