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Motorhead Drops In On Los Angeles City Council Meeting

Members of the band Motorhead dropped by Los Angeles City Hall Wednesday to promote their latest album and 40th anniversary world tour.

08/26/2015

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Los Angeles Projects $161M Surplus For Olympics

Anxiety 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.

08/26/2015

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LA’s Notorious Traffic Would Get Worse With Proposed ‘Green’ Transportation Overhaul

The Los Angeles City Council is trying to get drivers to ditch their cars and take alternative modes of transportation.

08/10/2015

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City Council Votes To Temporarily Halt Plan To Allow Uber, Lyft Pickups At LAX

City 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.

08/05/2015

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New Councilman Cancels Spending Planned By Predecessor, Tom LaBonge

Newly-elected Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu has succeeded in cancelling various projects planned and funded by his predecessor, Tom LaBonge.

07/28/2015

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Truck Driver Honored For Helping Save Life Of LAPD Officer

A 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.

05/20/2015

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Historical Landmark Status Officially Granted To LA’s Oldest Norms Diner

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to grant official landmark status to the city’s oldest operating Norms diner, which was slated for demolition.

05/20/2015

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First Korean American Elected to Los Angeles City Council

The 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.

05/20/2015

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Feds Halt Funding For L.A. County Emergency System

The federal government has suspended $154 million in funding for a troubled Los Angeles County emergency system and ordered work to stop immediately.

04/03/2015

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City Council Approves $2.45 Million Deal To Settle Occupy L.A. Suit, Report Says

The Los Angeles City Council reportedly approved an agreement Wednesday to settle all claims involving Occupy L.A. protesters.

04/01/2015

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LA Parks Considering Taking Over Management Of Greek Theatre

Who should manage the Greek Theatre? After months of back-and-forth between Live Nation and Nederlander, the city of Los Angeles could just take over management of the concert venue itself.

03/04/2015

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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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