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

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

22 hours ago

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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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Early Election Results In For LA City Council, LAUSD Board Seats

Voters are choosing one new Los Angeles City Council member to replace Tom LaBonge, who has now termed out, and deciding the outcomes of three school board races tonight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2015

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New Ordinance Will Require Future Cell Phone Towers To Be Built To Withstand Major Earthquakes

The Los Angeles City Council Friday moved to require future freestanding cell phone towers to be built to the same seismic protection standards as public safety buildings.

05/08/2015

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Huntington Beach City Council Votes To Repeal Plastic Bag Ban

A single vote was cast in favor of keeping the plastic bag ban that’s been in place in Huntington Beach for two years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2015

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City To Offer $15K Reward For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck 86-Year-Old Near USC

The city is offering a reward to help solve a devastating hit-and-run that occurred near USC last week, in which an 86-year-old woman was struck and left on the road.

03/24/2015

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Incumbent Councilman Jose Huizar Leads Race For Council Seat

As Los Angeles County primary election results come in, incumbent City Councilman Jose Huizar holds an early lead.

03/03/2015

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