With the runoff election for Mayor of the city of Los Angeles about two weeks away, residents were urged to register to vote ahead of a Monday deadline.
Growing concern that problems with the new electronic Oscar voting system could lead to record-low turnout has prompted the motion picture academy to extend the deadline for members to vote for Oscar nominations.
The deadline to register for the Nov. 6 general election is Monday.
The Los Angeles Police Department is converging on “Occupy LA” protesters near City Hall. At least three demonstrators were arrested by 5:30 a.m., but traffic was moving at 1st Street
Mayor Villaraigosa released the following statement Sunday on the closure of City Hall Park: