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  • L.A. Council approves LAX runway plan as part of modernization

    L.A. Council approves LAX runway plan as part of modernization
    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approvedĀ a $4.7- billion package of improvements for LAX, including a controversial plan to move the northernmost runway closer to neighborhoods in Westchester and Playa del Rey. The vote was a defeat for...
  • L.A. councilmen want city to weigh in on possible Times sale

    Three Los Angeles City Council members -- including a candidate for mayor -- asked their colleagues Tuesday to consider pulling city pension money from the investment firms that own the Los Angeles Times if they sell the publication to buyers who do not...
  • L.A. looks to ban possession of high-capacity gun magazines

    The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to draft a law prohibiting the possession of high-capacity ammunition magazines, sparking lawsuit threats from two gun rights organizations. On an 11-0 vote, the council called for an ordinance labeling the...
  • At annual roast, Greuel and Garcetti trade barbs for laughs

     
    Once a year, politicians, lobbyists and other City Hall power players get together for a fancy dinner at the Beverly Hilton to make fun of each other for a good cause. The honoree at this year's Los Angeles Political Roast,......
  • With prospect of all-male L.A. Council, female candidates organize

     
    Tina Hess says she never planned to be an L.A. City Council candidate. But last November she was shocked to see not a single woman running to represent her Westside district. And in eight other council races across the city, only a handful of women were...
  • Newton: Dennis Zine and the race for city controller

    Newton: Dennis Zine and the race for city controller
    City Councilman Dennis Zine has never struck me as a controller type. He's garrulous, outgoing, street-smart — the remnants of his first career as a Los Angeles police officer and union representative. He was a forceful personality at the Police...
  • 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. council votes to place half-cent sales tax hike on March ballot

     
    Over the protests of former L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan and leaders of a labor union, the City Council Tuesday placed a half-cent sales tax hike on the ballot to avert what it said would be significant cuts in services for residents....
  • L.A. City Council votes to put sales tax hike on March 5 ballot

     
    Searching for a long-term solution to its chronic financial woes, the L.A. City Council agreed to ask voters for a $200-million-a-year increase in sales tax collections....
  • 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. 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....