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City Councilman Joe Buscaino said he spent nearly $1,000 making repairs to the sidewalk outside his home. (Screengrab courtesy Facebook)

LA City Councilman Spends $1,000 To Fix His Own Sidewalk

Got a thousand bucks to spare? Then you can go ahead and repair that broken sidewalk outside your home.

07/29/2015

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City Council Cuts More Than $300K In Funding From Upland Animal Shelter

A shelter in Upland announced on Tuesday that animals may need to be euthanized due to drastic budget cuts.

07/28/2015

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Newport Beach Councilman Accused Of Making Anti-Gay Statements While Using City Seal

A Newport Beach city councilman accused of making anti-gay statements on city letterhead got an earful from the community during a meeting on Tuesday.

07/14/2015

"In God We Trust" became the United States' national motto in 1956. (Photo by Hugh Pinney/Getty Images)

Irvine City Council To Vote On Public Display Of ‘In God We Trust’

It’s on our money, our national monuments – and now the city of Irvine hopes to put the motto “In God We Trust” on public display.

07/14/2015

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Anaheim City Council To Hold Hearing On Disney Tax Break Extension Request

The Anaheim City Council is set to hold a public hearing on a request for the city to ban a gate tax on two local Disney theme parks in exchange for a proposed $1 billion expansion of the resort.

07/07/2015

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Huntington Beach Landmark, Don The Beachcomber, May Be Torn Down

“It literally makes me sick,” says regular Riley Kern.

07/02/2015

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Mayor To Block Enforcement Of Ordinances Targeting Homeless Encampments

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is directing city officials to hold off on enforcing new rules that allow faster dismantlement of homeless encampments until the City Council can make some changes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2015

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David Ryu Becomes 1st Korean-American To Be Sworn In As LA City Councilmember

He’s also the council’s youngest member.

06/28/2015

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LA City Council Eases Rules For Dismantling Homeless Encampments

The Los Angeles City Council has made it easier to dismantle homeless encampments that supporters say are popping up around the city.

06/23/2015

City Councilman Paul Krekorian (center) was joined by 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner (center right) at City Hall.

LA City Council Officially Declares ‘Mad Men Day’

The creative team behind Don Draper was honored Wednesday at City Hall.

06/17/2015

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LA City Council Votes To Tentatively Adopt Minimum Wage Hike

Members of the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday voted to tentatively adopt an ordinance that would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next five years.

06/03/2015

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Irvine Takes Step To Repeal Living Wage Law

The City Council voted Tuesday to repeal a 2007 ordinance requiring some companies with city contracts to pay their workers the same amount as the lowest-paid city employees – currently $10.82 per hour.

05/27/2015

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LA City Council Committee To Consider Minimum Wage Hike Proposal

The Economic Development Committee Tuesday is expected to consider an ordinance to increase Los Angeles’ minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next five years.

05/26/2015

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City Council Passes $8.6B Budget Plan To Boost Public Safety

Officials have approved an $8.6 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that boosts funding for public safety and other services.

05/21/2015

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LA City Council Votes In Favor Of Increasing Minimum Wage To $15 By 2020

The City Council passed a proposal Tuesday to increase Los Angeles’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next five years.

05/19/2015

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