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  • Activists call for referendum against L.A. pot shop ban

     
    Medical marijuana activists said they expect to turn in about 50,000 voter signatures to the city clerk Wednesday, hoping to force a ballot referendum to repeal a recently passed ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles....
  • 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...
  • Unions threaten lawsuit over L.A. city pension changes

     
    A group that represents 18,000 employees at Los Angeles City Hall warned Tuesday it will sue if the City Council enacts a new plan to roll back pension benefits and boost the retirement age to 65....
  • L.A. football stadium plan still faces major hurdles

     
    Los Angeles took its biggest step yet toward luring the NFL back after a 17-year absence, signing off on crucial agreements for a new downtown stadium even as uncertainty continues to shroud the ownership of the company seeking to build......
  • Villaraigosa endorses Jackie Lacey for D.A.

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and several of his colleagues on the City Council publicly threw their backing behind Los Angeles County district attorney candidate Jackie Lacey at a news conference on the steps of City Hall....
  • L.A. City Council backs proposed $1.2-billion downtown NFL stadium

     
    A proposed $1.2-billion NFL stadium in downtown L.A. secured crucial approvals from the City Council today, a major milestone in efforts to return pro football to the city after a 17-year absence....
  • L.A. marijuana ban retreat shows clout of pot activists

     
    The Los Angeles City Council's decision to repeal its ban on medical marijuana dispensaries underscores the political savvy of the increasingly organized and well-funded network of marijuana activists. The activists sought to place a referendum...
  • Puppy mills: L.A. council to vote on proposed ban for pet stores

     
    The Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance Wednesday that would ban pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits unless the animals came from non-profit rescue organizations or city animal shelters....
  • L.A. council votes to ban stores from selling non-rescue dogs, cats

     
    L.A. lawmakers voted in favor of a new ordinance that will make L.A. the largest city in America to ban pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits obtained from commercial breeders....
  • 10,000 cops on the street is 'a magic illusion,' L.A. councilman says

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's goal of having a police force of 10,000 sworn officers is fiscal folly if the city is forced by layoffs in civilian staff to pull cops off the street to take over clerical tasks, two City Council members said....
  • L.A. to become largest city to ban shops from selling puppy mill pets

     
    Los Angeles is poised to become the largest city in the nation to ban pet shops from selling dogs, cats and rabbits obtained from commercial breeders -- and animal rights activists are hoping other large cities follow suit....
  • L.A. City Atty. Trutanich gets reprieve after tough week

     
    After a week of setbacks, L.A. City Atty. Carmen Trutanich got a Halloween treat from the City Council on Wednesday as it delayed action on a proposed ballot measure asking voters to strip the city's legal adviser of some of his duties....