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LA City Council Orders Investigation Into Street Repair Crews Following CBS2 Investigation

The Los Angeles City Council Friday ordered an investigation into city street repair crews who allegedly took unauthorized breaks and falsified their work logs.

05/23/2014

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Public Works Committee Approves $10M Plan To Fix City Sidewalks

“I am thrilled that we are finally making some progress on addressing the downright embarrassing condition of our sidewalks,” said Councilman Joe Buscaino.

02/06/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Taxpayer-Funded Luxury Cars For LA City Councilmembers

With the city of Los Angeles facing a $200 million deficit, we found some city councilmembers purchasing fancy cars at the expense of taxpayers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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1st Site Of Wienerschnitzel Chain Is Recognized As An LA Landmark

The original site of the Wienerschnitzel fast-food chain has been designated a Los Angeles historical landmark by the City Council.

12/03/2013

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City Councilman Buscaino Proposes ‘Standing Reward’ Motion For Hit-And-Run Crimes

City Councilman Joe Buscaino proposed Thursday offering standing monetary rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of drivers who flee the scene of an accident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2013

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LA Takes Closer Look At $3B Bond Measure To Pay For Street Repairs

A report on a proposal to sell $3 billion in local bonds to pay for street repairs was scheduled to be presented to the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday.

08/07/2013

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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

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LA Kings Will Add $50,000 In Reward Money To Help Find Killer Of 1-Year-Old Baby

The Los Angeles Kings have announced that are contributing $50,000 in reward money to help find the shooter of the 1-year-old baby that was killed Monday night at LA Watts.

06/05/2012

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San Pedro Residents Around Landslide Area Brace For Wet Weather

With a big chunk of their San Pedro neighborhood lying in the harbor, neighbors met with city officials Thursday night to decide how to clean up and rebuild after the Paseo del Mar collapse.

03/15/2012

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Voters To Pick Janice Hahn’s Replacement For City Council Tuesday

Voters in the 15th Council District, which covers the area between San Pedro and Watts, are heading to the polls Tuesday to choose between LAPD officer Joe Buscaino and Assemblyman Warren Furutani.

01/17/2012