* IMMIGRATION: Approved a proposal by Councilman Richard Alatorre requesting that the city Board of Human Relations and Human Relations Advisory Committee hold hearings and study the immigration issue. The council is seeking "recommendations on how to mitigate current anti-immigrant sentiments."
* ALLEY CLOSURES: Approved closing several alleys in the La Brea-Crenshaw areas by installing gates to reduce graffiti, illegal dumping and other crime. The alleys are bounded by Crenshaw, Jefferson and Exposition boulevards and La Brea Avenue.
* CHILD CARE BOARD APPOINTMENT: Approved the appointment of Joyce C. Sheffie to the Child Care Advisory Board. Sheffie lives in South-Central.
HOW THEY VOTED
How South-Central and Eastside City Council representatives voted on selected issues. * ROSE PARADE BOYCOTT: Approved a proposal by Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas for the city to withdraw its annual float in the Rose Parade beginning in 1995 if the Tournament of Roses does not diversify its all-white Executive Committee. Passed: 11-1. Voting yes: Alatorre, Mike Hernandez, Jackie Goldberg, Ridley-Thomas, Rudy Svorinich Jr. and Rita Walters. Absent: Nate Holden.
* SOUTHWEST MUSEUM: Approved a proposal aimed at keeping the Southwest Museum at its current site at the foot of Mt. Washington. The proposal requests that city departments develop a list of potential funding sources to contribute to the expansion of the museum, which has been at the site since 1914. Museum officials have been looking for a new site for the facility's world-renowned collection of American Indian art. Passed: 13-0. Voting yes: Alatorre, Goldberg, Ridley-Thomas, Svorinich and Walters. Absent: Hernandez and Holden.
* DOMESTIC PARTNERS: Approved a proposal by Goldberg that would grant unmarried domestic partners of city employees the same health and dental benefits as spouses. The city already grants bereavement and sick leave to domestic partners. Passed: 10-3. Voting yes: Alatorre, Goldberg, Hernandez, Ridley-Thomas and Walters. Voting no: Svorinich. Absent: Holden.
* SPRINKLERS: Rejected a proposal to retrofit residential high-rise buildings with sprinklers because it would have been too costly to renters, many of whom are elderly and live on fixed incomes. Passed: 14-0. Voting yes: Alatorre, Goldberg, Hernandez, Ridley-Thomas, Svorinich and Walters. Absent: Holden.