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.
LA City Council Staffers Face Drunk Driving ChargesTwo Los Angeles City Council staffers face charges of drunk driving Tuesday.
LA City Council Considers Requiring Farmers Markets To Accept Food StampsFarmers market vendors could soon be required to accept food stamps as payment as part of their certification in the city of Los Angeles.
LA City Council Committee To Consider How To Reform DWPA ballot measure aimed at reforming the Department of Water and Power will be considered Friday by a Los Angeles City Council committee.
Los Angeles City Council Considering Paid Parental Leave StudyA proposal that would provide city employees who are new parents with four weeks of paid bonding time could be the next hot-button social issue before the 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.