Tom Labonge

A magnitude-6.7 earthquake that struck Northridge on Jan. 17, 1994,  killed of 57 people,  injured over 8,700 more, and caused an estimated $20 billion in damage, making it one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history. (CBS)

LA Marks 19th Anniversary Of Northridge Quake

Councilmember Tom LaBonge joined emergency and fire officials Thursday to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake.

01/17/2013

Huell Howser, host of KCET's "California Gold," died on Jan. 6 at the age of 67. (credit:  Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Sunset Memorial For Huell Howser To Be Held Tuesday At Griffith Observatory

Family and friends will say goodbye to longtime TV host Huell Howser Tuesday evening at sunset.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2013

Huell Howser, host of KCET's "California Gold," died on Jan. 6 at the age of 67. (credit:  Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Public Memorial For Huell Howser To Be Held At Griffith Observatory

A public memorial for fans of the late Huell Howser will be held next Tuesday at Griffith Observatory.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2013

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Bird Sanctuary Reopens After Griffith Park Fire

Councilmember Tom LaBonge was on hand Wednesday for the official reopening of the Griffith Park Bird Sanctuary after the devastating Griffith Park fire of 2007.

12/19/2012

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SoCal Companies To Help Restore Power For Sandy Storm Victims

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will send crews to the East Coast to help the millions of people without power because of Superstorm Sandy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2012

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City Councilman Leads Effort To Lure Olympics Back To LA

If City Councilman Tom LaBonge gets his way, it could be 1984 all over again in 2032.

08/17/2012

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LA Honors Slain ‘Onion Field’ Officer

Two dozen police officers stood at attention as bagpipers played “Amazing Grace” on a Hollywood street Friday in memory of a slain colleague they never knew.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/10/2012

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LaBonge Wants Tall Food Trucks Moved To Smaller Side Streets

By lunchtime, Wilshire Boulevard’s south side near the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is lined with colorful gourmet food trucks, blocking drivers’ views of buildings, building numbers and, unfortunately, traffic signs.

04/06/2012

Bob Hope and his wife Dolores at the Toluca Lake Parade in May 1998. (credit: FREDERICK BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Toluca Lake Intersection To Be Named After Late Bob Hope, Wife

The intersection of Lankershim Boulevard and Moorpark Street in Toluca Lake will be designated Bob and Dolores Hope Square Monday, honoring the late comedian and his wife.

02/26/2012

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Transportation Leaders To Gather Monday To Commemorate Anniversary Of The SigAlert

Los Angeles transportation leaders plan to gather at Caltrans headquarters Monday morning to commemorate the anniversary of what may be L.A.’s most iconic gift to the rest of the world: the SigAlert.

01/22/2012

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Janice Hahn Says Goodbye To City Council And Vice Versa

Congresswoman-elect Janice Hahn said goodbye to the City Council Friday and they did the same.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2011

City Councilman Calls Hollywood Temple Fire A Hate Crime

City Councilman Tom LaBonge is calling the burglary and small fire that happened at a synagogue in Hollywood a hate crime.

04/14/2011

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KNX’s Jack Salvatore Signing Off After 26 Years

Jack Salvatore, a pillar of broadcast journalism excellence at KNX Newsradio, went off the air this week after 26 years of service.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/28/2011

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