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City Councilman Leads Effort To Lure Olympics Back To LA

If City Councilman Tom LaBonge gets his way, it could be 1984 all over again in 2032.


Los Angeles Councilmember Bill Rosendahl (credit: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

Pro-Medical Marijuana Councilman Admits To Having Prescription

A pair of Westside city councilmen has admitted to taking campaign donations from – and even patronizing – local medical marijuana dispensaries.


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Duarte Nears Fiscal Emergency, But Downplays Bankruptcy Fears

The move would allow the city to ask voters to approve a proposed increase of up to a half-percent sales tax that could raise as much as $1.9 million.


This photo of a dilapidated property at 10334 South Juniper Street was among several pieces of evidence in a lawsuit filed by Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich against U.S. Bank. (credit: CBS)

City Attorney Sues US Bank For Alleged Blight, Illegal Evictions

City Attorney Carmen Trutanich has filed a lawsuit against on the nation’s biggest banks over alleged illegal eviction and maintenance practices.


This photo of an unidentified woman was photographed wearing an apparent sheriff's badge while patronizing a nightclub with former Cudahy City Council member Osvaldo Conde. (courtesy US Attorney's Office)

Politicians Asked To Return LASD Badges After Cudahy Scandal

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has recalled an estimated 200 badges that were given to local politicians in the wake of the Cudahy corruption scandal.


City Council member Osvaldo Conde with unidentified female at the El Portrero nightclub in Cudahy on March 24, 2012 (courtesy US Attorney's office)

Cudahy Mayor, 2 Other Officials Indicted On Bribery Charges

Three officials with the city of Cudahy were indicted on Friday on bribery charges stemming from an undercover FBI investigation.


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Family Of Teen Shot By Police On Freeway Files $120 Million Lawsuit

The parents of a 19-year-old Winnetka man who was fatally shot by police following a late-night chase through the San Fernando Valley filed a $120 million federal lawsuit Monday against the city and Los Angeles Police Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2012

Bell City Hall

Trial Date Set In Bell Corruption Trial; New Manager Vows ‘Good Audit’

The first permanent manager of the city of Bell since Robert Rizzo was forced to resign two years ago will take over on Friday.


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Villaraigosa’s $7.2B Budget Expected To Include Cuts, Layoffs

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is set to release the city’s new budget Friday afternoon. He is expected to call for dozens of layoffs in several departments in an attempt to close a $238 million budget deficit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/20/2012


Audit: $7M In Missing Fuel May Have Gone To Gas Up Personal Cars

A new report appears to show at least some employees disabled a $12 million fuel tracking system that was put in place over a decade ago.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/29/2012


KNX On Your Corner: Culver Studios

Some of the best films in movie history and some of the most popular TV shows have come from Culver City.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/09/2012

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Surging Gas Prices A Pain For Drivers, Windfall For Struggling SoCal Cities

That pain you may be feeling at the gas pump is bringing some much-needed paper to the coffers at City Hall.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/23/2012

Police say the man pictured at the center of this photograph, robbed and assaulted a passenger on a city bus on Jan. 9. (credit: LAPD TV)

Police Release Video Of Man Who Allegedly Robbed, Assaulted Woman On Bus

Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Division robbery detectives have released video of a suspect wanted for a robbery and assault of a 26-year-old woman on a city bus.


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Lawmakers Question Cost Of Vernon’s Legal Bills

Lawmakers are questioning the cost of legal bills for the city of Vernon, which is under investigation for its financial dealings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/28/2011

Los Angeles Coliseum

City Section Football Semifinals Set

City sections playoff pairing have been released: