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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

The Purse Packing Bandit has been seen in bank surveillance photos with various hairstyles, possibly wigs, and, in some cases, sunglasses.(courtesy LASD)

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

The City Council is considering legislation similar to a living wage ordinance passed in 2007 for workers employed in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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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LA Orders Catalog Of Quake-Vulnerable Buildings

Los Angeles lawmakers have ordered a list of apartment buildings that would be most vulnerable to collapse in a major earthquake.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2014

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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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LA City Council Unanimously Approves $8.1B Budget

The L.A. City Council signed off Wednesday on the mayor’s $8.1-billion budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, a 10 percent increase from the previous year.

05/21/2014

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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

People wait in line for a free lunch during the Los Angeles Mission's Good Friday event on Skid Row on March 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Celebrities and volunteers joined together in giving something back to this community of the homeless, among the largest in the US, who were fed a fully-prepared meal and had the opportunity to be given foot washing and hygiene kits. Foot washing, a symbolic ritual of humbleness and respect derived from Jesus Christ's washing of his disciples feet at the Last Supper, was offered by the Los Angeles Health Center and volunteers. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

City Proposal Aims To Clean Up LA’s Skid Row Area

A series of proposals were made by the city’s chief administrative officer Monday that will aim to clean up Skid Row.

04/07/2014

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LA City Council Declares Truce In Legal Battle Over Proposed Zoning Changes In Hollywood

The Los Angeles City Council declared a truce Wednesday in the legal battle over proposed zoning changes in Hollywood.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/02/2014

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Councilman Jose Huizar Speaks Out About Traffic Accident That Cost Taxpayers $185K

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday about a traffic accident he caused that cost taxpayers $185,000.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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2 City Council Members At Odds Over 4th Of July Fireworks Show At Coliseum

Two Los Angeles City Council members are at odds over who should take over the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/26/2014

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LA Councilman Bernard Parks To Appear On ‘Bold & The Beautiful’

Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks will appear on CBS’s “The Bold and the Beautiful.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/24/2014

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City Council Orders Investigation Into Possible Connection Between Fracking, Seismic Activity

City Council members Tuesday called on city staff to investigate whether natural gas and oil drilling methods, such as fracking, helped trigger Monday’s magnitude-4.4 earthquake.

03/18/2014

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City Council Panel Recommends Limits On E-Cigarette Use In Public

A Los Angeles City Council committee approved a proposal Monday to sharply restrict the use of electronic cigarettes — known as “e-cigarettes” — in no-smoking public areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2014

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LA Abuzz About Push For Urban Beekeeping

Hundreds of beekeepers in Los Angeles have been raising bees in the city’s residential areas — but so far, it’s illegal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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