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Council Halts City Funding Of Special Olympics For Budget Study

A decision to spend $250,000 of the city’s funds in support of the Special Olympics was reversed Wednesday by the City Council.

07/01/2015

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2 Veteran LA City Council Members Spend Last Day In Office In Different Ways

Members of the Los Angeles City Council said farewell to two of their longest-serving men as Tuesday marked the final day on the council for Bernard Parks and Tom Labonge.

06/30/2015

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Termed-Out City Councilman Tom LaBonge Given Fond Send-Off

Mayor Eric Garcetti joined the City Council Tuesday in saluting Tom LaBonge’s nearly 40 years of public service.

06/23/2015

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City Council To Vote On Expansion Of Street Parking Restrictions Near Hollywood Sign

The Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a proposal that would increase street parking restrictions in several neighborhoods near the Hollywood Sign.

06/09/2015

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City Council Continue To Consider Historical Status Of City’s Oldest Norms Diner

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday continued to consider whether to grant historical status to the city’s oldest operating Norms diner.

05/12/2015

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Lawyer Representing Family Of Man Fatally Shot By LAPD Following Chase Discusses $5M Settlement.

That figure represented the largest out-of-court settlement against the LAPD in more than 12 years.

08/21/2014

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Vigil Planned On 1 Year Anniversary Of Unsolved Murder Of HS Football Player

Bijan Shoushtari, a football captain at Hamilton High School, was shot about 12:05 a.m. near Crenshaw Boulevard and Vernon Avenue.

08/03/2014

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LA Council Members Put Street Repair Plan, Tax Hike On Hold

City Council members Tuesday said that an effort to repair 8,200 miles of deteriorating city streets has reached a roadblock, leading to a backlog of broken streets.

06/10/2014

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LA City Council Demands Donald Sterling Apology

The LA City Council is demanding that Donald Sterling apologize to basketball legend Magic Johnson and LA residents for his racist remarks.

04/29/2014

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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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