LA City Council Moves Ahead On Plan To Ban Political Contributions From Real Estate Developers The Los Angeles City Council moved forward on an ordinance Wednesday which would ban candidates running for city elected office from receiving political campaign contributions from real estate developers.
LA Councilman Jose Huizar Declines To Run For Becerra's Congressional SeatCity Councilman Jose Huizar took himself out of the running Monday for the congressional seat expected to be vacated by Rep. Xavier Becerra, who accepted Gov. Jerry Brown’s nomination for California Attorney General last week.
80s Band Oingo Boingo Performs Acoustic Set At LA City Council Meeting Oingo Boingo performed acoustic versions of two of the band's biggest hits at a City Council meeting, where they were also honored with a resolution.
City Councilman Says L.A. Needs To Hire A Homeless CzarThe czar would also be able to better connect the homeless or formerly homeless to resources offered by the city, including city-run housing units and vouchers, the motion said.
Proposed Settlement In LA Councilman Car Accident Could Cost City $185KA traffic accident caused by Los Angeles City Councilman Huizar when he was driving a city-owned vehicle could cost taxpayers $185,000.
In Wake Of 2 Sex Harassment Lawsuits, Council Members Call For Review Of City's Training ProgramIn the wake of sexual harassment lawsuits filed against city officials, two members of the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday called for a "thorough review" of city's training procedures.
Council Votes To Lift Decade-Long Ban Of Murals On Private Property In Los AngelesThe City Council voted Wednesday to once again allow murals on private property in Los Angeles, lifting a decade-long prohibition on paintings displayed on privately owned buildings.
LA Councilman Appears In Council Chambers For First Time Since Sexual Harassment Allegations SurfacedLos Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar appeared in council chambers Tuesday for the first time since allegations surfaced that he sexually harassed his former deputy chief of staff.
Voters To Decide Future Of Medical Marijuana In Los AngelesIn addition to the election of a new mayor next week, voters will also be deciding the future of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles.
Pot Prizes May Have Lured More Eagle Rock Residents To VoteFliers offering $40 worth of free medical-grade marijuana were reportedly passed out in Eagle Rock to try and draw residents to vote in the local election.
Police Enforce Unofficial Ban On Valley Pot ShopsThe city of Los Angeles has been considering a ban on all pot shops, but it wouldn’t be needed in the north San Fernando Valley, where police have essentially enforced a ban of their own.
LA City Councilman To Propose Ban On All Marijuana DispensariesCity councilman Jose Huizar is expected to propose repealing the city's medical marijuana ordinance Wednesday and completely ban all pot dispensaries.
Olvera Street Church Slams City For Lockout Over Lease TalksMembers of the historic La Plaza church on Olvera Street say city officials are resorting to dirty tactics amid negotiations for a new lease.