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Huizar Faces Tough Challenge From Molina In LA’s 14th District

The highest-profile race on the March 3 City Council ballot in Los Angeles pits former County Supervisor Gloria Molina against incumbent 14th District Councilman Jose Huizar.

02/20/2015

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Incumbent Martinez, Challenger Montanez Square Off Again For District 6 Council Seat

The race for the District 6 seat on the Los Angeles City Council is getting increasingly hot, as incumbent Nury Martinez tries to hold onto the seat she won 18 months ago, but is coming under attack from the woman who lost that race, Cindy Montanez.

02/13/2015

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LA City Council Rejects Live Nation’s Proposal To Take Over Greek Theatre

The Los Angeles City Council rejected a proposal Wednesday for Live Nation to take over operations of the Greek Theatre and suggested instead that the city seek new bids for the management of the Griffith Park concert venue.

02/11/2015

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Recommendation To Turn Greek Theatre Management Over To Live Nation Rejected

The Greek Theatre’s long time management company is planning to fight for the right to continue the operating the Griffith Park venue during a City Council committee meeting Monday.

01/26/2015

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City Council Approves Measure Requiring Electronic Reports Of Ammunition Sales

A measure to require ammunition dealers in Los Angeles to electronically report their sales to the city was approved Tuesday by the City Council.

12/02/2014

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Ban On Parking Auction Apps Mulled By City Council Committee

A City Council committee is considering a proposed ban on smart phone applications, such as MonkeyParking, that allow users to auction off parking spots.

11/12/2014

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LA City Council Approves Rewards For Information In 2 Murders, Fatal Hit-And-Run

The Los Angeles City Council is considering offering rewards for information in two murders and a fatal pedestrian crash.

11/05/2014

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City Council Committee Asks For Economic Impact Study On Raising Minimum Wage In LA

The City Council continues to explore the idea of raising the minimum wage in Los Angeles.

10/28/2014

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City Council Examines Best Practices To Safeguard Angelenos From Ebola

The Los Angeles City Council will met Tuesday to discuss a motion that would require city staff and county officials to report on public health issues in relation to Ebola.

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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.

10/17/2014

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Los Angeles City Council Approves Minimum Wage Hike For Hotel Workers

The Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance Wednesday that will raise the minimum wage for thousands of hotel workers in the city to $15.37 an hour.

10/01/2014

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Supervisor Molina Plans To Run For City Council

Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina plans to run for Los Angeles City Council, her press deputy confirmed to CBSLA on Friday.

09/05/2014

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City Council Members Believe Offering Cash Lottery Prize To Voters Is ‘Worth Looking At’

The president of the Los Angeles City Council wants to explore the idea of offering a large cash prize to lure voters to the voting booths.

08/20/2014

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LA City Council Approves $5K Reward For ‘Purse-Packing Bandit’

There’s a serial bank robber on the loose and lawmakers are now offering a little incentive to aid in her capture.

08/19/2014

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City Council Committee Recommends $15.37 Minimum Wage For Non-Unionized Hotel Workers

Members of the council’s Economic Development Committee are suggesting an increase from the state’s minimum wage of $8 to $15.37 be implemented for workers at hotels with at least 300 rooms by July 1, 2015.

06/10/2014

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