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LA City Council Proposes ‘Save Our Streets’ Sales Tax To Fund Street Repair

In a city where potholes are plentiful and walking earthquake-marred sidewalks can be an adventure, lawmakers are backing a proposed ballot measure that would generate billions of dollars for street repair by raising the sales tax.

04/02/2014

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Proposed Settlement In LA Councilman Car Accident Could Cost City $185K

A traffic accident caused by Los Angeles City Councilman Huizar when he was driving a city-owned vehicle could cost taxpayers $185,000.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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LA Councilman Has Idea To Turn City Sidewalks Into Rubber

More than 100 cities have rubber sidewalks, according to Bob Blumenfield’s motion.

02/26/2014

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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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LA City Council Approves Study For $3B ‘Save Our Streets’ Proposal

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a study of $3 billion in bonds to fund emergency street repairs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

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7 New LA City Council Members Marks Highest Margin Of Newcomers In 4 Decades

For the first time in over forty years, nearly half of the Los Angeles City Council will be made up of new members.

07/02/2013

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LA City Council Approves Ban To Keep Stores From Selling Breeder Pets

By a vote of 13-2 Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council approved a ban that would keep stores from selling commercially bred dogs, cats or rabbits.

10/31/2012

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L.A. City Council Approves First ‘Parklets’

The Los Angeles City Council Friday approved a proposal to create more green spaces across the city.

08/24/2012

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LA City Council Votes To Name Hollywood Intersection After Slain LAPD Officer

The L.A. City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to name a Hollywood intersection after a slain Los Angeles police officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2012

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LA City Council Votes To Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The L.A. City Council voted Tuesday to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2012

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LA City Council Delays Vote To Prohibit Camping In Parks

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday will vote to prohibit tents, sleeping bags, bed roles and hammocks on parks across the city.

05/15/2012

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City Council Redistricting Announcement Draws Ire From Council Members

Los Angeles City Council members expressed frustration Wednesday when a draft map was released of new district boundaries that will be in place for the next decade.

01/25/2012

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Council Approves Contract for Management of Bus Benches

The Los Angeles City Council Friday approved a 10-year contract with a Florida-based company to manage the city’s thousands of bus benches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2011

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LA Officials Endorse Framework Deal For NFL Venue

A Los Angeles City Council committee has endorsed a tentative framework agreement with a private developer that wants to build a 72,000-seat NFL stadium on the city’s convention center campus.

08/03/2011

LA City Council Desires A Streetcar Named Downtown

If the Los Angeles City Council has their way, a new streetcar system will create thousands of jobs and help revitalize downtown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2011