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  • L.A.'s March election triggers avalanche of candidates

     
    Ninety-two people have filed papers to run for city offices in the March 5 Los Angeles election, with three-fourths of them angling for seats on the 15-member council, according to a list posted Saturday by the Los Angeles City Clerk....
  • L.A. to consider ban on elephants in traveling shows, exhibits

     
    Amid discussions of tax increases and medical marijuana, the Los Angeles City Council will soon add elephants to its agenda....
  • Labor federation backs seven for Los Angeles City Council

     
    The powerful L.A. County Federation of Labor threw its weight behind seven L.A. City Council candidates in the March 5 election -- but remained silent on the three biggest contests....
  • 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....
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG shifts leadership gears

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG shifts leadership gears
    As the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments celebrated its third anniversary last week, one thing was perfectly clear: It was set up to fail by Los Angeles city and county officials and succeeding spectacularly at doing so. Utterly nothing was...
  • Mayor, council members call for probe of DWP sick-pay policy

    Mayor, council members call for probe of DWP sick-pay policy
    Top Los Angeles officials including Mayor Eric Garcetti are calling for an investigation into the Department of Water and Power's unlimited sick-pay policy. The policy, which was first reported by The Times on Friday, allows employees at the utility...
  • L.A. Council President Herb Wesson wants DWP deal by Sept. 1

    L.A. Council President Herb Wesson wants DWP deal by Sept. 1
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson called Thursday for public hearings on the proposed contract with Department of Water and Power employees, saying he wants a deal on the contract by Sept. 1. Wesson said Mayor Eric Garcetti has...
  • Los Angeles moves to lift decade-old ban on public murals

    Los Angeles moves to lift decade-old ban on public murals
    Artists predicted a renaissance of public muraling across Los Angeles as the City Council votedĀ 13-2 Wednesday to lift a decade-long ban on the large outdoor artworks. "We owe it to our next generation to reclaim our legacy as a mural capital of the...
  • Former L.A. controller endorses attorney Ron Galperin

     
    Former L.A. City Controller Laura Chick endorsed Ron Galperin over City Councilman Dennis Zine in the race for the city’s fiscal watchdog position....
  • L.A. City Council approves Century Plaza redevelopment plan

     
    The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel will be extensively renovated as part of a $2-billion project the Los Angeles City Council approved unanimously Tuesday....
  • Third medical marijuana measure proposed for L.A. ballot

     
    In the May municipal election, Los Angeles voters could face not one but three ballot measures geared toward regulating medical marijuana....
  • Third medical pot measure heading for L.A. ballot

     
    Despite strong opposition from several Los Angeles City Council members, a third medical marijuana ordinance is heading for the May ballot....