| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Fifty-eight candidates have qualified to run for city offices in Los Angeles' March 5 election, with the majority looking to fill open seats on the City Council, according to the final list from the City Clerk's office....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:53 PM
L.A. City Council members voted to invite private operators to submit bids to run the downtown Convention Center, handing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa a major victory....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Sunday's inaugural festivities at Los Angeles City Hall aren’t just about Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti, the veteran councilman who is replacing termed-out Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
The event marks the most dramatic transformation of the city's...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on plastic grocery bags, with the City Council barring them in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer that sells groceries.
Nearly three weeks after a...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Los Angeles Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti announced Friday that he has chosen one of his longtime advisors to serve as director of his transition team, helping him identify the hundreds of people who will work in his office and serve as political appointees....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Los Angeles on Tuesday begins a far-reaching overhaul of its city government, voting for a new mayor and controller, and voting as well for city attorney and to fill more than half the City Council and nearly half the school board and Community College...
| 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-...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:50 PM
A proposed $1.2-billion NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles secured crucial approvals from the City Council on Friday, a major milestone in efforts to return pro football to the city after a 17-year absence.
The action clears the path for developer...
| Mar 24, 2012
In reaction to ongoing controversy over emergency response times, a Los Angeles city councilman on Friday called for full funding to be restored to the Fire Department, whose budget has been slashed by more than 15% over the last three years.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Tempers flared at L.A. City Hall after a councilman said he was "tempted" to “clock” a speaker who called out “Heil Hitler” during a public comment period....
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The prospect of a new National Football League stadium in downtown Los Angeles â an idea already enthusiastically embraced by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa â generated vigorous debate Wednesday before City Council members who waxed both enthusiastic...
| May 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A Los Angeles councilman introduced a motion Friday that could prohibit the sale and purchase of pets bred in puppy and kitten mills. Councilman Paul Koretz, who represents an area that includes West L.A., Hollywood and Encino, said he introduced......