LA City Council Votes 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.
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.
Complaints Get Louder Over Increase In Van Nuys Airport NoiseLA City Council transportation committee voted to ask the FAA to conduct a noise study at the airport after a significant increase in complaints from the community.
Wife Of Embattled LA Councilman Jose Huizar Drops Plans To Run For His SeatJose Huizar, who has had legal troubles in the past and is facing several new lawsuits, is also being investigated by the FBI.
FBI Raids Home, Office Of LA City Councilman Jose HuizarNo arrests have been made. The FBI said it was executing several search warrants around L.A. County, but would not elaborate on the nature of its investigation.
LA City Councilman Mitch Englander To Step Down At End Of 2018Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander will step down from his seat at the end of the year, the longtime councilman announced Thursday.
Los Angeles Approves Funds For Separated ChildrenLos Angeles has approved using a $10 million fund to provide legal help to children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
LA City Council Approves 2 Ordinances To Accelerate Homeless HousingThe Los Angeles City Council approved a pair of ordinances Wednesday aimed at speeding the creation of housing for the homeless and encouraging the conversion of motels into supportive housing.
LA City Council Approves $4.9B Contract For LAX People MoverThe Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a $4.9 billion contract for the design and construction of an Automated People Mover system at Los Angeles International Airport that will carry passengers among terminals and connect with nearby rail lines.
City Council Opposes Staged Waterfix If It Results In Higher Costs For LAThe Los Angeles City Council moved Wednesday to officially oppose staged construction of a proposed multibillion-dollar water-delivery tunnel project if it would result in greater costs or a greater portion of the financial burden for Los Angeles ratepayers.
LA City Council Committee Approves Exploration Of Seismic Retrofitting FundA Los Angeles City Council committee agreed Monday to explore ways of helping property owners finance costly seismic retrofits required by law in roughly 15,000 buildings.
LA To Improve Bike Lanes After Paying Out Over $19 Mil Last YearThe Los Angeles City Council, mindful of millions of dollars in recent lawsuit payouts stemming from bicycle accidents, voted Tuesday to create a plan to inspect all bike paths and lanes and devise ways to pay for any needed repairs.
LA Council Approves Car-Sharing Pilot ProgramThe Los Angeles City Council Tuesday approved a pilot program for both fixed-space and point-to-point car-sharing, taking a significant step forward on a plan that has been in the works for about five years.
Runyon Canyon Park Upgrade Study ApprovedThe Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to start a study for potential upgrades. They include safety and environmental improvements.