LA City Council President Herb Wesson To Step Down, Will Focus On Board Of Supervisors BidHerb Wesson, Los Angeles' first black City Council president, announced Wednesday he will be stepping down from his leadership role in January.
FBI Corruption Probe Underway Into LA Real Estate Development DealsThe FBI is seeking evidence of possible bribery, extortion, money laundering and other crimes as part of a corruption investigation at Los Angeles City Hall.
LA Committee Says It Supports State Bill That Would Create Public Bank For Marijuana BusinessesCalifornia Senate Bill 930 "would establish a state-chartered bank that would allow a person licensed to engage in commercial cannabis activity."
D.A. Declines Charging City Council Critic With Hate Crime After Racially Slurring LA OfficialWayne Spindler was arrested last May after submitting a comment card containing Ku Klux Klan images, a racial slur and profanity during a meeting chaired by black councilmember Herb Wesson.
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 Council Critic Arrested In Racial Threats Made Toward Black CouncilmanAn Encino man was arrested after he submitted a comment card at an LA City Council meeting, authorities said, containing images of a Ku Klus Klan figure and a racial epithet directed at council President Herb Wesson
Liquor License For Koreatown Restaurant Becomes A Key Issue In City Council RaceA zoning administrator with support from the LAPD has recommended that the liquor license for La Defence not be renewed in part due to a history of problems.
City Council Members Believe Offering Cash Lottery Prize To Voters Is 'Worth Looking At'The president of the Los Angeles City Council wants to explore the idea of offering a large cash prize to lure voters to the voting booths.
CBS2 Investigates: Taxpayer-Funded Luxury Cars For LA City CouncilmembersWith the city of Los Angeles facing a $200 million deficit, we found some city councilmembers purchasing fancy cars at the expense of taxpayers.
Huizar's Former Chief Of Staff Files Suit To Block Subpoena City Councilman Jose Huizar's former deputy chief of staff, who is suing him for alleged sexual harassment, is filing a second lawsuit to block a subpoena issued by a panel that is probing the case.
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.
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.
LA City Council Re-Elects Wesson As President Lawmakers voted Tuesday to re-elect Herb Wesson as the president of the Los Angeles City Council.
CBS2 Investigation: LA Agencies, Officials Get A Free Ride Through Toll Lanes On 10, 110 FreewaysCity, county and federal agencies, along with some elected officials, are getting a free ride through new toll lanes on the 10 and 110 freeways in Los Angeles, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.