Los Angeles City Council

LA City Council Approves $24.3 Million Payout For Wrongful Murder ConvictionsThe Los Angeles City Council agreed today to pay a total of $24.3 million to settle a pair of wrongful conviction cases filed by two men who each served more than two dozen years in prison for murders they did not commit.
LA City Council Votes To Stop Issuing Business Tax Certificates To Medical Marijuana DispensariesThe Los Angeles City Council Tuesday voted in favor to stop issuing new business tax certificates to medical marijuana dispensaries.
FAA Approval Still Needed To Transfer Ontario International Airport OwnershipLos Angeles will return Ontario International Airport to Ontario if the Federal Aviation Administration signs off on the deal. Groups in both cities approved the deal this week.
'The Buck Stops With Me': SoCal Gas President Apologizes For Porter Ranch Gas LeakThe president of the Southern California Gas Company apologized Tuesday to Porter Ranch residents for a gas leak discovered more than a month ago that has yet to be contained.
LA City Council To Declare Shelter Crisis For Easier Temporary Housing Of HomelessThe Los Angeles City Council agreed Tuesday to declare a shelter crisis to make it easier to open up buildings and parking lots to temporarily house the city’s homeless, estimated to number about 26,000.
LA City Council To Consider Allowing 5 Cats Per HouseholdThe Los Angeles City Council will consider a proposal Tuesday to allow homes to keep as many as five cats.
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.

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