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City Council OKs Request To Pay For Up To $200K In Legal Fees For Huizar

The Los Angeles City Council Friday agreed to pay for legal fees for Councilman Jose Huizar following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former staffer.

04/11/2014

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Vietnamese-Americans Fight Irvine City Council Member’s Friendship-City Proposal

KCAL9′s Stacey Butler reports leaders heard from hundreds of people at a city council meeting Tuesday night as they spoke out against city council member Larry Agran’s proposal to become a friendship-city with Nha Trang.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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City Council OKs ‘Zero Waste’ Policy To Overhaul Trash Collection

Angelenos could see some changes to the way trash is collected after the City Council voted Tuesday to start implementing a new way of handling trash pick-ups at businesses, apartments and condominiums.

04/01/2014

Under the proposal, Santa Clarita would eliminate over 100 billboards in exchange for allowing three digital billboards adjacent to local freeways. (Photo courtesy Santa-Clarita.com)

Santa Clarita Billboard Flap Set To Draw Protests At City Council Meeting

Protestors were expected to be on hand Tuesday evening for a City Council vote on whether to allow the installation of electronic billboards on freeways in Santa Clarita.

03/25/2014

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Councilman From Simi Valley Faces Possible DUI Charge

Officials said Steven Sojka, 49, was arrested shortly after midnight on March 12 and was released from custody about eight hours later.

03/23/2014

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City Hall Officials, Reporters To Meet Over Proposed Security Measures

Reporters and other members of the media were set Friday for a meeting with City Hall officials concerning new security measures affecting press coverage of Los Angeles City Council meetings.

03/21/2014

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

City Council Agrees To Pay Couple Whose Baby Was Killed At Art Walk Event $500K

A 2012 lawsuit faulted the city for not putting up traffic barriers for an event attended by “tens of thousands of pedestrians.”

03/19/2014

Los Angeles City Councilman Huizar was driving a city-owned vehicle when he rear-ended a former Huntington Park police officer in 2012. (Photo credit: Humberto Guizar)

City Council OKs $185,000 Settlement In Huizar Crash

A private investigator whose car was rear-ended by vehicle driven by Councilman Jose Huizar will receive a six-figure settlement after a unanimous vote Wednesday by members of the Los Angeles City Council.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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City Hall Committee Moves To Regulate Illegally Placed Dumpsters, PODS

Lawmakers at City Hall were set Wednesday to talk trash.

03/05/2014

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LA City Council Votes To Ban E-Cigarettes In Public Areas

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday voted to ban e-cigarette use at bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Mudslide-Area Residents Show Emotional Gratitude For City’s Protective, Restoration Efforts

Residents in danger areas, grateful for efforts from police and firefighters to protect them throughout the weekend’s storm, gathered at City Hall to show their appreciation.

03/03/2014

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City Council Passes LA ‘Fracking’ Ban

The Los Angeles City Council moved Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a controversial oil and gas drilling practice.

02/28/2014

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City Council Panel Recommends Limits On E-Cigarette Use In Public

A Los Angeles City Council committee approved a proposal Monday to sharply restrict the use of electronic cigarettes — known as “e-cigarettes” — in no-smoking public areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2014

The City Council unanimously approved former Anaheim city manager Marcie Edwards as the new DWP General Manager in February. (credit: CBS)

City Council Unanimously Picks New LADWP General Manager

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a new general manager to lead the Department of Water and Power, which is plagued by costly computer problems and questions about missing money.

02/21/2014

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City Council Bars Iran-Linked Companies From Bidding On LA Contracts

City Council members Friday gave approval to a measure that prohibits companies that do business in Iran’s energy industry from bidding on city contracts.

02/21/2014

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