A summary of significant Los Angeles City Hall decisions affecting the Westside in the last week. : CITY COUNCIL

* SLOW GROWTH: Approved the preparation of an amendment that will extend a slow-growth measure along Westwood and Pico boulevards and in the Sepulveda Corridor in West Los Angeles for at least one year until a permanent law can be established. The current growth-control ordinance expires Oct. 2.

* NO SALE: Approved the cancellation of the sale of an old fire station at 2838 Rowena Ave. in the Los Feliz area. The prospective buyer failed to complete the purchase within the required six-month period.

* ECONOMIC REVIVAL: In an effort to help revitalize the Crenshaw area, business and community leaders have developed a proposal to create an economic development corporation. Councilwoman Ruth Galanter has introduced a motion asking the Community Redevelopment Agency to provide funding, not to exceed $1,000, needed to file incorporation papers for the proposed Crenshaw Neighborhood Development Corp. She is also requesting technical help for the group from the Mayor's Office of Small Business Assistance.


* FIRE BROWNOUT: Approved a proposal to allocate $11 million to the Fire Department to end the city's rolling brownouts that were started more than two months ago to save money. The money would be transferred from the city reserve fund to restore reduced services. The motion, which was introduced by Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky, will be discussed by the council in a couple of weeks.


* FIRE SALE: Approved the sale of city property containing two old fire stations. One station is at 5213 W. Pico Blvd. in the Wilshire area. The minimum bid is $152,000. The other station is at 158 S. Western Ave., also in the Wilshire area. The minimum bid is $710,000. The matter was sent to the City Council for its approval.

* WALK OF FAME: Approved requests to place the names of entertainers Liza Minnelli, George Kennedy and Debbie Allen along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Minnelli's installation is scheduled for Sept. 30 at 7000 Hollywood Blvd. Kennedy's ceremony is set for Oct. 3 at 6356 Hollywood Blvd., and the one for Allen is Oct. 11 at 6904 Hollywood Blvd. All are set for 11:30 a.m. The council must give final approval.


* SETTLEMENT: Approved spending $125,000 for a proposed settlement of a lawsuit filed by a man who injured his right knee sliding into second base while playing softball in a city softball league at Rancho Park in West Los Angeles in 1989. Gregg Jacobs underwent knee surgery three times and spent nine days in the hospital after striking his knee on a post that was buried beneath the base. Passed 12-0.

Voting yes: Marvin Braude, Nate Holden, Galanter, Joel Wachs, Michael Woo and Yaroslavsky. John Ferraro was absent.

* SPEED HUMP: Approved spending $72,593 to develop a citywide "Speed Hump Pilot Program," to help reduce the speed of vehicles along designated streets. A set of speed humps has been installed on Yorktown Avenue between Wiley Post and Lilienthal avenues in Councilwoman Galanter's district. Humps will be installed in all 15 council districts. The Department of Transportation will determine how effective the project is and report to the council. Passed 15-0.

Voting yes: Braude, Ferraro, Galanter, Holden, Wachs, Woo and Yaroslavsky.

* SAKHAROV: Approved naming the intersection of Laurel Canyon and Ventura boulevards Andrei Sakharov Square in honor of the late Soviet human rights activist. Also instructed the city attorney to add an amendment to city law on naming city intersections to honor noteworthy individuals. Passed 14-0.

Voting yes: Ferraro, Galanter, Holden, Wachs, Woo and Yaroslavsky. Braude was absent.

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