LA City Council Declares Fiscal Emergency; Plans To Furlough Over 15K Employees And Buyout Nearly 1.3KThe Los Angeles City Council declared a fiscal emergency Wednesday and approved plans to furlough more than 15,000 city employees and carry out early retirement buyouts for another 1,280 employees to recoup lost revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hundreds Come Out To March In Downtown Los Angeles Against Children In Immigration DetentionSeveral hundred people marched on Sunday to the steps of the Los Angeles City Hall for a protest against ICE enforcement.
Fallen Service Members, Coronavirus Victims Honored In Candlelight VigilMemorial Day commemorations fell hand-in-hand with the community grappling with the realities of the ongoing pandemic.
LA Now The 'City Of Rats'? Report Warns Of 'Alarming Increase' In Rodent PopulationPest control and public health experts are calling on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare a public health emergency over what they say is a sharp rise in the state's rodent population.
LA City Council Gets Earful About Flea, Rodent ProblemThe full scope of the flea and rodent problem inside City Hall is still unclear amid a downtown outbreak of flea-borne typhus, but experts should have an accurate picture by next week, the Los Angeles City Council was told Friday.
Suspicious Package Evacuates LA City HallSeveral streets surrounding City Hall were shut down and the building was evacuated.
Gotham City (Actually, LA City Hall) Lights Up Bat Signal To Honor 'Batman' Adam WestThousands of fans, many dressed in costume, descended on City Hall to see the iconic Batman insignia light up the night.
Santa Monica Pier, LAX Pylons Among Iconic Structures That Went Dim For 'Earth Hour'The Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel, LAX pylons and Los Angeles City Hall were among the iconic structures around the world that went dark for 60 minutes Saturday night in observance of the World Wildlife Fund's annual Earth Hour call for energy conservation.
Thousands Gather In Grand Park For New Year's Eve CelebrationStarting at 8 p.m., attendees will gather in the 200 block of North Grand Avenue. The event will run until 1 a.m. on New Year's Day.
Safety Concerns Raised At LA City Hall After Transient Vandalizes OfficeA recent security breach at LA City Hall has underscored ongoing safety concerns at the iconic building. A transient managed to jump over a counter and vandalize a councilman's office.
LA City Workers Asked To Stop Streaming Olympics Online A significant number of City Hall employees have been streaming the Olympic Games online that they are now being asked to stop in fear of causing the city’s computer system to crash.
'Million Hoodie March' Held In LA To Demand Justice For Trayvon MartinCivil rights activists in L.A. held a rally Monday, adding their voices to the nationwide calls for the arrest of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida Teen Trayvon Martin.
Occupy Wall Street Protest Moves Through LADemonstrators are marching through the streets of downtown Los Angeles in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and cities around the nation.