Los Angeles City Council

LA Moves Forward With Snuffing Out Smokeless Tobacco At BallparksThe Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to direct the city attorney to draft an ordinance that will ban smokeless tobacco from stadiums, fields and other sports venues.
LA Officials Back Proposal Raising Household Cap On Cats To 5A Los Angeles City Council committee is considering a proposal to raise the number of cats allowed per household from three to five.
Motorhead Drops In On Los Angeles City Council MeetingMembers of the band Motorhead dropped by Los Angeles City Hall Wednesday to promote their latest album and 40th anniversary world tour.
Los Angeles Projects $161M Surplus For OlympicsAnxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles projected that they could stage events from Santa Monica Beach to the Hollywood Hills and bank a $161 million surplus.
LA's Notorious Traffic Would Get Worse With Proposed 'Green' Transportation OverhaulThe Los Angeles City Council is trying to get drivers to ditch their cars and take alternative modes of transportation.
City Council Votes To Temporarily Halt Plan To Allow Uber, Lyft Pickups At LAXCity Council members vote on Wednesday to temporarily halt a motion that would allow ride-hailing companies to legally pickup passengers at Los Angeles International Airport.
New Councilman Cancels Spending Planned By Predecessor, Tom LaBongeNewly-elected Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu has succeeded in cancelling various projects planned and funded by his predecessor, Tom LaBonge.
Truck Driver Honored For Helping Save Life Of LAPD OfficerA humble truck driver got hero’s welcome at Los Angeles City Hall Wednesday as he was honored for helping save the life of an LAPD officer.
Historical Landmark Status Officially Granted To LA's Oldest Norms DinerThe Los Angeles City Council has voted to grant official landmark status to the city's oldest operating Norms diner, which was slated for demolition.
First Korean American Elected to Los Angeles City CouncilThe city of Los Angeles will have its first Korean American councilman when health center public affairs director David Ryu is sworn in to succeed Councilman Tom LaBonge.
Feds Halt Funding For L.A. County Emergency SystemThe federal government has suspended $154 million in funding for a troubled Los Angeles County emergency system and ordered work to stop immediately.
City Council Approves $2.45 Million Deal To Settle Occupy L.A. Suit, Report SaysThe Los Angeles City Council reportedly approved an agreement Wednesday to settle all claims involving Occupy L.A. protesters.