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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On 'parking day,' Mayor Garcetti hits his spots in Boyle Heights

    On 'parking day,' Mayor Garcetti hits his spots in Boyle Heights
    Arcelia Gonzalez complained to the city months ago about sidewalk tree roots that ruptured the drain pipe outside her family's Boyle Heights restaurant — to no avail. So when Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti showed up across the street with a...
  • Study ordered for L.A.'s quake-vulnerable apartment buildings

    Study ordered for L.A.'s quake-vulnerable apartment buildings
     Worried about a certain type of wood-framed building particularly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake, a Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday ordered building officials to come up with a plan to identify these structures. Los Angeles...
  • Arguments over L.A.'s mural ban paint different pictures

    Arguments over L.A.'s mural ban paint different pictures
    When José Huizar was growing up in Boyle Heights in the 1970s, the profusion of murals on apartment buildings and private homes spoke to a burgeoning sense of community pride among the city's Mexican American population. "They had a positive impact on...
  • L.A. officials propose $3-billion bond measure for May ballot

     
    Two Los Angeles City Council members called for a $3-billion street repair bond measure to go on the May 21 ballot, saying there isn't enough money to keep up with the backlog of needed repairs....
  • With prospect of all-male L.A. Council, female candidates organize

     
    Tina Hess says she never planned to be an L.A. City Council candidate. But last November she was shocked to see not a single woman running to represent her Westside district. And in eight other council races across the city, only a handful of women were...
  • 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......
  • Sen. Curren Price latest state lawmaker to seek L.A. council seat

     
    State Sen. Curren D. Price Jr. filed papers to seek the Los Angeles City Council seat occupied by Councilwoman Jan Perry, who is running for mayor. Price becomes the second Sacramento lawmaker to pursue that post and the sixth to run for office in the...
  • Man describes earlier assault by ‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor

     
    The "Sons of Anarchy" actor who police believe killed his 81-year-old landlady in Los Feliz broke into a Northridge townhome – barefoot and shirtless – in January and attacked residents inside, one of the victims said....
  • Feds take marijuana dispensary crackdown to L.A.

     
    Federal officials took their war on medical marijuana dispensaries to Los Angeles on Tuesday, raiding several shops and issuing warning letters to dozens more....