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Paul Koretz

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  • Saudi prince's planned compound referred to district attorney by L.A. city attorney

     
    The Los Angeles city attorney has asked the district attorney to investigate a Saudi prince’s plan to build an enormous compound in Benedict Canyon, according to Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz. Last month, Koretz alerted City Atty. Carmen...
  • Divided L.A. Council argues over keeping red-light camera program

     
    A deeply divided Los Angeles City Council failed Tuesday to muster enough votes to resurrect the city’s photo red-light camera program, delaying yet again a final decision on the controversial initiative. Faced with a lack of support from his...
  • After impassioned pleas, debate on red-light cameras put off by L.A. City Council

     
    After a series of speakers Friday presented impassioned pleas to the Los Angeles City Council to either remove or keep the city's red-light camera program, the council agreed to put off discussing the issue until Tuesday. The Los Angeles Police......
  • L.A. begins parking crackdown in UCLA, Westwood Village area

     
    After years of warnings, debate and delays, Los Angeles officials this week began ticketing cars that are “apron" parked on the streets of Westwood, a move critics say will create a parking crisis around the UCLA campus. Westwood residents –-....
  • Council leader pledges downtown stadium debate won't be rushed

     
    Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti promised Tuesday that the panel will have plenty of time to debate a plan to bring an NFL stadium to downtown, seeking to soothe anxiety that a vote would be rushed. Several council......
  • Paid your red-light ticket? Don't expect a refund

     
    News that motorists do not have to pay their red-light camera tickets sparked an immediate response on Twitter after The Times asked readers whether they had received citations. Many who already paid the hefty fine wondered whether they were eligible........
  • Stadium's financial returns seen as too slim to share with city

     
    A downtown developer cannot share the profits of its proposed football stadium with taxpayers because the financial return from the $1.2-billion project will be too low, officials told the Los Angeles City Council on Friday. During the full council’...
  • D.A. will not prosecute Saudi prince in Tower Lane project

     
    Los Angeles DA declines to prosecute Saudi prince Abdulaziz ibn Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud who owns land in Benedict Canyon, saying there was insufficient proof that the prince or his agents lied when they sought applications to build a mansion...
  • Laguna Beach poised to ban plastic shopping bags

     
    Laguna Beach plastic bag ban: Single-use plastic shopping bags were put on the endangered list Tuesday, earning applause from environmentalists....
  • L.A. may face layoffs if projected pension fund returns are cut

     
    Public Pensions: Layoffs could be required at Los Angeles City Hall next year if estimates of future returns on pension fund investments are reduced, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa warned Tuesday....
  • L.A. gives local businesses a leg up in city contracts

     
    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a new law that will give preferential treatment to local companies seeking city contracts.The ordinance, is intended to keep the city’s money close to home, strengthen local businesses and create...
  • Neighbors of actor Shia LaBeouf win OK to wall out paparazzi

     
    The L.A. City Council voted to let a Sherman Oaks couple keep a seven-foot wall on their property after they complained that Hollywood paparazzi had repeatedly trespassed while searching for the residence of actor Shia LaBeouf....