LAPD 'Fully Supports' City Council's Vote To Move Forward With Plan To Use Unarmed Crisis Teams For Nonviolent 911 CallsThe calls handled by unarmed specialists could include mental health, substance abuse, suicide threats, behavioral distress, conflict resolution and welfare checks.
Ridley-Thomas Sends LA City Council Race Opponent Yoo Cease And Desist Letter Over Website Using His NameGrace Yoo defended the website bearing the name of Mark Ridley-Thomas as a fair part of her campaign to inform voters about "some information his campaign is not talking about," the website states.
LA To Use $6M Of CARES Act Funding To Help Street Vendors Get Permits, Equipment Amid COVID-19 StrugglesLos Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to use $6 million in federal CARES Act funding to help street vendors procure equipment and permits needed to comply with local laws.
LA City Council Members Seek To Build Statue Of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgThe proposal was put forth by LA City Council President Nury Martinez, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and Councilman David Ryu, who noted the late justice was a daughter of immigrants and the first in her family to go to college.
Following Months Of Less Traffic, LA City Council Votes To Encourage Businesses To Provide More Remote Work OptionsLos Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to seek ways to incentivize businesses to provide more ways for employees to work remotely to help decrease traffic and carbon emissions.
LA City Council Unanimously Votes To Establish Juneteenth As Official City HolidayThe Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to begin the process of making Juneteenth an official city holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States.
LA City Council Votes To Continue Some Relaxed Parking Enforcement Through JulyThe Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to continue some relaxed parking enforcement through the month of July due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
LA City Council Votes Unanimously To Replace Officers With Unarmed Crisis Response Teams For Nonviolent CallsFour City Councilmen suggested that the city consider using L.A. Department of Transportation staff or automated technology to enforce traffic laws, including speeding, illegal turns, and other vehicle code violations.
LA City Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested On Corruption ChargesHe made his initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon, where U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams ordered him to be released on $100,000 bond.
Coronavirus: Confused About Paying Rent? LA City Launches Renters Outreach ProgramLos Angeles City Councilman David Ryu launched a renters outreach program Wednesday meant to help educate renters and landlords on their new rights during the coronavirus crisis.
Fundraiser Pleading Guilty To Facilitating $500K Bribe To LA City CouncilmemberAt one point, the real estate developer gave the fundraiser $400,000 in cash in a paper bag to pass on to the city councilmember, prosecutors say.
Lots Of Love For 'Hair Love': Short Film Creators Honored By LA City CouncilHot off an Oscars win for best animated short film, the creators were honored by the Los Angeles City Council in honor of Black History Month.
House Of Representatives Observes Moment Of Silence For Kobe Bryant, 8 Others Killed In Helicopter CrashThe House of Representatives observed a moment of silence Tuesday for those killed in a helicopter crash that also took the life of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.
LA City Council Bans Political Contributions From Real Estate DevelopersL.A. is now the first city in the nation to ban political donations from developers who have business before the city.
Nury Martinez Makes History As LA's First Latina City Council PresidentLos Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez made history today in Los Angeles after being chosen to become the next council president, making her the first Latina to be selected for the post.