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City officials are split over a proposed  concert featuring Jay-Z (pictured) and over two dozen other artists at Grand Park in downtown L.A. (Photo credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Councilman Warns Of ‘Major Disruption’ Over Proposed Jay-Z Concert

A City Council member wants to hit the brakes on a proposed concert that some fear could create a traffic nightmare in downtown Los Angeles.

04/02/2014

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Body Found On Hiking Trail Near Rancho Mirage City Hall

The body of a hiker was found Sunday on a trail near the Rancho Mirage City Hall, a sheriff’s official said.

09/29/2013

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City Council Panel Looks To Stiffen Penalties For Hit-And-Run Drivers

City officials on Friday called for lawmakers and police to take additional steps to help curb the rising number of hit-and-run incidents in Los Angeles.

07/26/2013

Mayor Eric Garcetti (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Mayor Garcetti Opens Help Desk Outside His Office In City Hall

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is vowing to make City Hall more accessible and user-friendly.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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Garcetti Pledges To Back ‘City Hall That Gets Along’

Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Tuesday to work closely with the City Council to tackle some of the city’s biggest issues.

07/02/2013

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Garcetti Takes Over As ‘Back To Basics’ Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti planned to meet with constituents Monday as he began the first day under his self-described “back to basics” administration.

07/01/2013

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Taxi Cab Drivers Circle City Hall In Protest Of Ride-Share Services

Hundreds of taxi cab drivers Tuesday were slowly circling City Hall to protest the rise of unregulated ride-share services.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Next LA Mayor Faces Grim Budget, Likely Labor Woes

For all their squabbling over fealty to union bosses and ethical lapses real or perceived, the two candidates who could succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa agree on this: City Hall is in trouble.

05/11/2013

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Part Of City Hall Evacuated After Mayor’s Office Opens Letter With Mysterious Powder

Part of City Hall was evacuated Thursday after one of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s staff members opened a letter that contained an unknown substance.

04/11/2013

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LA Panel To Tackle Ballooning Budget Deficit

The “Los Angeles 2020 Commission” will be tasked with offering solutions for a projected $165 million deficit for the next fiscal year beginning in July.

03/28/2013

Los Angeles Mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez

LA Mayoral Election Profile: Emanuel Pleitez

In a mayoral race with plenty of political heavyweights, one candidate has embraced his role as underdog and hopes that image will attract voters in Los Angeles.

02/26/2013

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LA Mayoral Candidates Spar Over City Spending

Los Angeles mayoral candidate and City Controller Wendy Greuel claims she identified tens of millions of dollars in waste, fraud and abuse at City Hall—but City Councilman Eric Garcetti, a fellow mayoral candidate, said that’s just flat-out untrue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2013

A Compton family has reportedly been forced to relocate after racial threats were made at their home on 153rd Street. (CBS)

Compton Leaders Demand Hate Crime Charges For Gang Members

Civil rights activists and other community leaders called for hate crime charges on Monday against gang members suspected in attacks on a Compton black family and threats against other black residents.

01/28/2013

Andrea Alarcón (courtesy Andrea Alarcón/Facebook)

LA Public Works Prez Alarcón To Resign Over Past ‘Missteps’

L.A. Board of Public Works President Andrea Alarcón issued her notice of resignation on Friday in the wake of a public scandal that led to a child endangerment investigation.

01/18/2013

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Occupy LA Sues City Alleging Constitutional Rights Violated

Occupy Los Angeles protesters say the city violated their constitutional rights when it evicted them from the City Hall park last year.

12/21/2012

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