Facebook Whistleblower Testifies In Front Of CongressFrances Haugen, a former Facebook product manager, on Tuesday testified before Congress after already releasing documents that alleged the company was aware of the problems that Facebook and Instagram have caused, including the effects on teenage girls.
LA City Council Delays Vote On Vaccine MandatesVaccine mandates could soon be required to enter most indoor businesses across the city of Los Angeles. That's if the LA City Council passes an ordinance next week after delaying the vote Wednesday.
Ordinance Restricting Homeless Encampments In Parts Of Los Angeles Goes Into Effect FridayFor the time being, though, only accessibility obstructions will be enforced, while the city approves an accompanying Street Engagement Strategy.
Councilwoman Nithya Raman Introduces Motion To Improve City's System For Reporting Hate CrimesThe Councilwoman cited the disparity between the number of hate crimes reported to law enforcement versus the number reported to the nonprofit Stop AAPI Hate.
City Councilman Introduces Resolution To Support LA River Restoration And Recreation ProjectCouncilman Mitch O'Farrell introduced a resolution to have the city support any state or federal legislation that provides funding for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation Project.
LA City Council Approves Ordinance Requiring City Employees To Get COVID VaccineOnly those with a medical or religious exemption would be able to opt out.
LA City Council Moves Step Closer To Requiring Vaccine Proof For Entry To Indoor SpacesIt would require people to have at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine in order to enter most indoor public spaces, such as restaurants, gyms, entertainment venues and even some retailers.
Garcetti Signs Ordinance To Restrict Sleeping, Homeless Encampments In Certain City AreasThe City Council voted 13-2 to approve the new ordinance and Mayor Eric Garcetti signed it into law on Thursday.
Councilman Kevin De Leon Is Being Targeted For A RecallKevin de Leon was served a recall notice on Tuesday, citing his handling of the city's homelessness crisis.
LA City Council Approves $5 Million For Program To House Boardwalk ResidentsThe Los Angeles City Council Thursday allocated $5 million to pay for interim housing for about 200 people who live in encampments along Ocean Front Walk in Venice and are being offered a pathway to permanent housing through Councilman Mike Bonin's "Encampment to Home" program.
Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas Puts Forward Proposal To Unite City And County Efforts To End HomelessnessCouncilman Mark Ridley-Thomas introduced a proposal Thursday that would unify city and county efforts to end homelessness.
Koretz, Buscaino Introduce City Council Motion To Prepare For Possible Withdrawal From LA Homeless Services AuthorityTwo Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion on Friday to have the city prepare for the possible withdrawal from a prominent homeless services group.
City Council Approves Plans To Spend $56.6 Million In Funds Diverted From LAPD Last YearCity council approves plan to invest more than $56 million in programs that benefit communities of color and provide alternatives to traditional policing.
LA City Council Calls For Permanent Closure Of Aliso Canyon Gas FacilityThe Los Angeles City Council called Wednesday for the permanent closure of the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Facility in Porter Ranch.
Pat Russell, First Woman To Serve As LA City Council President, Dies at 97Russell served as an L.A. city councilwoman from 1969 to 1987.