LA City Council OKs Plan To Borrow Up To $70M To Cover Civil Lawsuit PayoutsThe motion, which directs city staff to look at ways to improve the city's revenues, asks for a review of existing cases so that the budget's liability account could be more adequately funded for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
Activists Call For Legalization Of Street Vending In Los Angeles Activists gathered at Los Angeles City Hall Monday to call on the city to legalize street vending.
City Council Signs Off On Route For Proposed Downtown LA StreetcarA proposed streetcar project in downtown Los Angeles cleared a major hurdle Tuesday.
LA City Council Approve Motion To Repair Backlog Of Broken SidewalksIf the plan is approved, officials will begin rolling out several sidewalk repair programs starting in December.
Employers May Be Required To Remove Criminal History Section From Job ApplicationsThe measure is part of a national movement aimed at giving formerly incarcerated residents a better chance at obtaining employment.
Candidate Filing Period Opens For LA Mayor, City Attorney, Council SeatsThe exhausting, never-ending 2016 presidential election isn’t even over yet, and local Los Angeles candidates are already gearing up for the March election.
LA City Council Votes To Declare Homelessness A Statewide EmergencyLA has almost a quarter of the state's 115,000 homeless people. City officials say homelessness is straining government services to the limit.
$59M Plan To Outfit LAPD Officers With Body Cameras ApprovedThe Los Angeles City Council signed off Wednesday on a $59 million plan to equip Los Angeles Police Department officers with body cameras and cell phones.
Black Community Activists Call For Hate Crime Charges Against City Council GadflyMembers of the black community came out in force Monday morning to show their support for Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, who was threatened by a longtime council gadfly.
LA City Council President Herb Wesson Speaks On KKK IncidentWayne Spindler, 46, was arrested Friday on suspicion of making criminal threats towards the Los Angeles City Council.
LA City Council OKs Plan Requiring Employers To Increase Paid Sick DaysThe proposal would require employers to offer at least six days of paid sick leave to workers, who have worked at least 30 days within a year.
LA Officials Urge Fingerprint Checks Of Ride-Hailing DriversThe mayor of Los Angeles and two City Council members ask the state Public Utilities Commission for permission to start a pilot program that would require fingerprint background checks of ride-hailing, limousine, van and shuttle service drivers.

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