Councilman Mike Bonin

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LA Council Eyes Ban On Parking Spot ‘Auction’ Apps

Smart phone applications that allow users to “auction off” their parking spaces might not even get a chance to get started in the city of Los Angeles.


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LA City Council’s Proposed Challenge To Ridesharing Services Fails

The Los Angeles City Council won’t be challenging a state regulation that gives smartphone-enabled rideshare services like Lyft and Uber permission to operate in California.


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Residents, Officials Call For FAA To Address Airport Safety Concerns In Wake Of Santa Monica Plane Crash

Officials are joining residents living near Santa Monica Airport in asking the Federal Aviation Administration to address safety concerns after a plane crashed into a hangar Sunday, killing four people aboard.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

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Amid Grief, Calls To Shut Down Santa Monica Airport After Fatal Plane Crash

One city councilman is calling for the permanent closure of Santa Monica Airport after a fatal crash killed at least two people Sunday.



LA City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday asking the federal government to grant asylum to Russians persecuted under the country’s recent anti-gay laws.

CBS Los Angeles–08/20/2013

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City Leaders Discuss Safety Measures Following Venice Boardwalk Hit-And-Run

Leaders gathered at City Hall Monday following the deadly hit-and-run on the Venice boardwalk.

CBS Los Angeles–08/05/2013