| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will appear at a news conference Thursday to announce details of a proposed four-year salary package for Department of Water and Power workers.
The proposal ends weeks of back-and-forth talks between elected officials and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
With the municipal election 18 months away, the number of contenders looking to replace L.A. City Councilman Tom LaBonge has quickly grown to three.
Tara Bannister, vice president for the National Apartment Assn., informed the city's Ethics Commission...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:37 PM
The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Wednesday for Mayor Eric Garcetti to overhaul the five-member panel that oversees the city's electrical utility.
On a 15 to 0 vote, the council confirmed four new commissioners at the Department of Water...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on plastic grocery bags, with the City Council barring them in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer that sells groceries.
Nearly three weeks after a...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Following the discovery of nearly $43 million that accumulated unnoticed for 17 years in a Transportation Department account, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian called Tuesday for more transparency for other so-called special funds that he said...
| May 1, 2013
Just once, it would be nice to encounter a well-prepared grass-roots candidate for the Los Angeles City Council. There is no good reason that a neighborhood activist or business owner can't do some homework and come to a council race with a well-crafted,...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:33 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Saying the public is beyond frustrated, members of the Los Angeles City Council's public safety committee agreed Friday to make it illegal to possess the type of high-capacity ammunition magazines that were used to kill 20 schoolchildren and six adults in...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:32 PM
The Los Angeles City Council passed a $7.2-billion budget Monday, voting to cut 400 unfilled city staff positions but putting off difficult decisions on layoffs, park funding and Fire Department resources.
On a 15-0 vote, council members agreed to...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Some San Fernando Valley activists are criticizing Assembly candidate Brian C. Johnson's choice of campaign firm. Some of the critics are backing Johnson rival Adrin Nazarian....
| May 9, 2012
| 9:35 PM
President Obama's visit to the San Fernando Valley on Thursday for a fundraiser at George Clooney's home will probably snarl rush-hour traffic on streets in the Studio City area. Obama will be attending a dinner fundraiser at Clooney's Studio City......