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Richard Alarcon

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  • Helping Richard Alarcon solve his possible housing woes

     
    Will the 7th District councilman’s real home please stand up? For the last few weeks, the Los Angeles County district attorney has been investigating whether Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, 56, claimed residence in a Panorama City house in....
  • Los Angeles council members to make donations for El Salvador storm victims

     
    Five Los Angeles City Council members this week pledged to donate $2,000 each to help storm victims in El Salvador. Council Members Jose Huizar, Eric Garcetti (council president), Ed Reyes, Tony Cardenas and Richard Alarcon promised a donation totaling...
  • L.A. City Council candidates Essel and Krekorian reflect on mayor at debate

     
    The days may be dwindling in the runoff race for the vacant seat of former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Wendy Greuel, but one thing is clear -- neither candidate is looking for a last-minute campaign boost from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.......
  • L.A. City Council committee weighs creating utility ratepayer advocate

     
    A Los Angeles City Council panel forged ahead today with plans for creating a new watchdog at the Department of Water and Power, despite vigorous objections from that agency’s top executive. The council’s Energy and Environment Committee asked its...
  • L.A. City Council to consider creating a city film commission to market Los Angeles

     
    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday will consider creating the Los Angeles Film Commission to market the city to the film industry and help stem runaway production. Councilman Richard Alarcon proposed the idea, saying L.A. needs a more aggressive........
  • LA takes baby steps to keep Hollywood at home

     
    Is Los Angeles finally trying to become a film friendly city? Don't hold your breath. But the city council this morning unanimously approved a series of modest recommendations aimed at slowing the disturbing migration rate of TV and film production......
  • L.A. mayor, council leaders strike deal to keep budget crisis from shrinking LAPD

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and two members of the City Council said today they have forged an agreement to keep the number of police officers from shrinking in the middle of a budget crisis. With officials still trying to......
  • Push for in-house DWP watchdog gains momentum

     
    The push to create an in-house ratepayer advocate at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power gained new momentum today, with a majority of the Los Angeles City Council saying that the proposal???s time has come. Although the DWP......
  • Villaraigosa launches anti-poverty program using $18 million in federal money

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today unveiled a new anti-poverty program that will include 21 Family Source centers throughout the city as one-stop shops for applying for financial, educational and some healthcare assistance programs. The...
  • Labor advocates push for law making wage theft a criminal offense in L.A.

     
    Advocates for day laborers and other low-wage workers are pushing for a new city law that would target unscrupulous employers by making wage theft a crime in the city of Los Angeles. They have found an ally in City Councilman......
  • Democrats gain big in Legislature

    Democrats gain big in Legislature
    Democrats were within striking distance of a supermajority in the state Senate late Tuesday, and were drawing near in the Assembly as well, moving the party closer to unilateral power to raise taxes. The potential gains, a result of sweeping changes...