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  • Pot-shop ban vote has activists on both sides pressing L.A. council

     
    Friends and foes of pot dispensaries squared off at Los Angeles City Hall Monday on the eve of a major City Council vote to make medical marijuana shops illegal....
  • LAPD's Chief Beck backs ban on medical marijuana dispensaries

     
    L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck threw his support behind a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday, criticizing most pot shops in the city as "'for-profit' businesses engaged in the sale of recreational marijuana to healthy young adults."...
  • 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....
  • L.A. ban on pot dispensaries greeted with anger, support

     
    The Los Angeles City Council's unanimous vote Tuesday to ban all pot dispensaries was met with a mixture of anger and support. Medical marijuana activists erupted in jeers after the decision, and police officers were called into the council chambers......
  • Former San Marino mayor launches Assembly race

     
    Matthew Lin, a surgeon and a former mayor of San Marino, has announced he’s seeking the 49th District seat that will be vacated by termed-out Assemblyman Mike Eng (D-Monterey Park)...
  • Council District 15: About the district

     
    City Council districts change every 10 years as lines are redrawn to reflect demographic shifts recorded in the decennial census. This decade's current redistricting effort is now underway. But except for gaining or losing a few blocks at the far......
  • Council District 15: The Capitol contingent

     
    If Warren Furutani is elected to the City Council on Jan. 17, he would bring to six the number of former members of the state Legislature who took the demotion to serve in City Hall....
  • L.A. to speed up building permits for arson victims

     
    An emergency motion was passed Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council, calling for a speedy review of building permits for property owners who experienced damage during the recent rash of arson fires....
  • L.A. City Council votes to require condoms in porn filming

     
    The Los Angeles City Council has given preliminary approval to an ordinance that would make porn actors wear condoms during filming -- a move that allows the city to avoid a costly election on the issue later this year. The ordinance, which requires those...
  • L.A. approves condom rule for porn performers

     
    In a major defeat for porn studios, the Los Angeles City Council has given final approval to a city ordinance requiring porn actors to wear condoms during film shoots....
  • Tempers flare when speakers hurl insults at L.A. City Council

     
    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....
  • Redistricting map shakes up L.A. political landscape

     
    Los Angeles' Redistricting Commission released its proposed boundary lines for 15 City Council seats, pushing one district deeper into the San Fernando Valley, pulling another completely out of it and employing what Councilman Bill Rosendahl called an...