Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas Indicted On Federal Charges Alleging Corruption, Along With Former USC DeanProsecutors contend a Ridley-Thomas relative received substantial benefits from the university in exchange for Ridley-Thomas supporting county contracts and lucrative contract amendments with the university while he served on the county board.
Buscaino To Step Down As City Council President Pro Tem As He Runs For MayorLos Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino announced Tuesday he will step down as the City Council's president pro tem as he runs for mayor.
LA Councilman Proposes Ban On Homeless Encampments Near SchoolsThe proposal would be included as a resolution as part of the no-camping ordinance which takes effect on Sept. 3. That ordinance bans homeless encampments from certain areas of the city, including sidewalks.
LA Councilman Joe Buscaino Seeks To Resume Ban On Sidewalk Encampments During DaytimeLos Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino Wednesday requested the city resume its ban on sidewalk encampments.
Knife-Wielding Woman Arrested On Venice Boardwalk During LA City Councilman’s EventLos Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino was holding a news conference to announce a new plan to address homelessness.
Councilman Joe Buscaino Entering LA Mayor’s RacePrior to joining the city council, he spent 15 years as a police officer in the LAPD.
LA City Councilman Spends $1,000 To Fix His Own SidewalkGot a thousand bucks to spare? Then you can go ahead and repair that broken sidewalk outside your home.
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.
LA City Council Orders Investigation Into Street Repair Crews Following CBS2 InvestigationThe Los Angeles City Council Friday ordered an investigation into city street repair crews who allegedly took unauthorized breaks and falsified their work logs.
Public Works Committee Approves $10M Plan To Fix City Sidewalks"I am thrilled that we are finally making some progress on addressing the downright embarrassing condition of our sidewalks," said Councilman Joe Buscaino.
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.
1st Site Of Wienerschnitzel Chain Is Recognized As An LA LandmarkThe original site of the Wienerschnitzel fast-food chain has been designated a Los Angeles historical landmark by the City Council.
City Councilman Buscaino Proposes 'Standing Reward' Motion For Hit-And-Run CrimesCity Councilman Joe Buscaino proposed Thursday offering standing monetary rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of drivers who flee the scene of an accident.
LA Takes Closer Look At $3B Bond Measure To Pay For Street RepairsA report on a proposal to sell $3 billion in local bonds to pay for street repairs was scheduled to be presented to the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday.
City Council Panel Looks To Stiffen Penalties For Hit-And-Run Drivers City officials on Friday called for lawmakers and police to take additional steps to help curb the rising number of hit-and-run incidents in Los Angeles.