| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:32 AM
BOYLE HEIGHTS, Calif. (KTLA) -- L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar was given a sobriety test -- which he passed -- after being involved in a three-car crash Thursday night.
Sky5 was overhead after the crash was reported around 7 p.m. at 1st Street and...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:49 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a camping ban at city parks.
The measure would ban all tents, sleeping bags, bed rolls and hammocks in scores of parks across the city.
The proposed ban comes after...
| Nov 8, 2012
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...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 10:39 AM
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Streets in Los Angeles will soon get a greener look after the city approved a plan to transform parking spots into pocket parks.
The six-month pilot program, which was approved by the Los Angeles City Council on Friday,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:51 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday joined several othercities in voting unanimously to oppose a tunnel extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway through Pasadena.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials last week narrowed...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 1:00 AM
Local residents battling the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway are watching hopefully as pressure rises on transportation officials to jettison plans for a 4.5-mile tunnel connecting the 710 to the Foothill (210) Freeway.
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:55 AM
A coalition of local and state officials gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday to urge regional transportation officials to ditch a controversial proposal to build an underground tunnel extending the Long Beach (710) Freeway to Pasadena.
| Feb 15, 2011
The longtime general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum could find his job in jeopardy Tuesday when his bosses meet behind closed doors to discuss his decision to allow a top assistant to double as a paid consultant to the producer of a...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 4:34 PM
With the March 8 city election around the corner, the editorial board has begun churning out its endorsements, starting with recommendations for LAUSD school board: the Rev. Eric P. Lee in District 1, Tamar Galatzan in District 3, Luis Sanchez......
| Feb 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The issue of a police badge has moved front and center in the bitter campaign in a downtown/Eastside council district. The Times' David Zahniser reported that a candidate seeking to unseat Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar abruptly quit his......
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:37 PM
In the race for the L.A. City Council's 14th District, the editorial board endorsed Rudy Martinez over incumbent Jose Huizar. They wrote: Indeed, what Martinez could bring is something that today's council has too little of: representatives who focus on.....
| Feb 8, 2011
| 9:34 PM
More than two dozen people, including Vernon business owners, showed up at the L.A. City Councilâs planning and land use management meeting Tuesday to protest legislation to break up the the small industrial city. They also panned L.A.'s idea of......