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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

An undercover David Goldstein investigation explains how kids are getting their hands on medical marijuana. (creditL CBS)

Only On 2: Investigation Reveals Medical Marijuana Is Getting Into School Kids’ Hands

So exactly how did these kids get their hands on it?

02/25/2015

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LA City Council Vows To Spend $27M For 40K Miles Of Needed Sidewalk Repairs

City Council has yet to spend $27 million which was set aside to fund the 40,000 miles of required city-wide sidewalk repairs.

02/03/2015

After banning alcohol ads at bus shelters last year, city officials want to extend the ban to buses and other city-owned vehicles. (Photo credit: NoAlcoholAds.org)

City Council Votes To Ban Alcohol Ads On Buses, Public Property

The City Council Tuesday unanimously voted to ban advertisements for any alcoholic beverages on public property.

01/20/2015

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LA City Officials To Vote On Raising Cat Limit Per Household

An Los Angeles City Council committee was set Tuesday to take up a plan that would change a law limiting the number of cats Angelenos can keep as pets.

01/20/2015

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$50,000 Reward Offered In Connection With Rash Of Koreatown Robberies

The Los Angeles City Council approved a $50,000 reward Friday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect responsible for a series of robberies in Koreatown.

01/16/2015

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