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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....
  • Legislature now a stepping stone for would-be L.A. council members

     
    Once upon a time, a time before legislative term limits, the Los Angeles City Council used to be a stepping stone to the Legislature. But Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield’s entry into the San Fernando Valley’s 3rd District council race is just........
  • L.A. officials move to reduce parking requirements in parts of the city

     
    Looking to spur the economy and new construction, the Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday for an ordinance that would allow the council to weaken parking requirements in certain areas of the city. On an 11 to 1 vote, the council passed an ordinance...
  • Pot-shop ban vote has activists on both sides pressing L.A. council

     
    Friends and foes of pot dispensaries squared off at Los Angeles City Hall Monday on the eve of a major City Council vote to make medical marijuana shops illegal....
  • LAPD's Chief Beck backs ban on medical marijuana dispensaries

     
    L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck threw his support behind a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday, criticizing most pot shops in the city as "'for-profit' businesses engaged in the sale of recreational marijuana to healthy young adults."...
  • Blumenfield is fourth assemblyman set to run for L.A. City Council

     
    L.A.’s upcoming election has sparked the interest of yet another Sacramento politician, with State Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, D-Woodland Hills, filing paperwork to run for a City Council seat in the west San Fernando Valley....
  • L.A. City Council votes 14-0 to ban medical marijuana shops

     
    In the latest attempt to regulate what many say is an out-of-control proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, the City Council voted 14-0 Tuesday to ban pot shops....
  • L.A. ban on pot dispensaries greeted with anger, support

     
    The Los Angeles City Council's unanimous vote Tuesday to ban all pot dispensaries was met with a mixture of anger and support. Medical marijuana activists erupted in jeers after the decision, and police officers were called into the council chambers......
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss medical marijuana contributions to City Hall

     
    The Times City Hall reporter David Zahniser will join City Editor Shelby Grad to discuss efforts by medical marijuana advocates to contribute to L.A. City Council campaigns....
  • L.A. councilman takes medical marijuana for nerve disorder

     
    Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl, a longtime proponent of legalizing pot nationwide, told The Times that he has had his own medical marijuana prescription for a decade....
  • L.A. City Council approves construction of Sherman Oaks synagogue

     
    A day after the L.A. City Council approved a synagogue expansion for the second time, neighbors critical of the Sherman Oaks facility said they will closely monitor its operations. Jeff Gantman, one of several opponents living near Chabad of North......