Nury Martinez Presides As First Latina LA City Council PresidentCouncilwoman Nury Martinez, who represents the 6th Council District in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, took her place as the first Latina to take on the duties of Los Angeles City Council president at Tuesday’s meeting.
LA City Council President Herb Wesson To Step Down, Will Focus On Board Of Supervisors BidHerb Wesson, Los Angeles' first black City Council president, announced Wednesday he will be stepping down from his leadership role in January.
City Council President Proposes $30 Hourly Pay For Lyft, Uber DriversCity Council President Herb Wesson proposed Tuesday that drivers working for rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft in Los Angeles be paid a minimum of $30 per hour.
Protesters Swarm LA City Council Over Plan To Limit Homeless Sleeping Near Schools, Other SitesA proposal to restrict where homeless people may camp around Los Angeles drew protest at a City Council meeting from demonstrators who fear the rules would criminalize homelessness.
Republican John Lee Named LA City Councilman-Elect; First Time Asian Americans To Serve SimultaneouslyFor the first time ever, the Los Angeles City Council will likely have two Asian Americans serving at the same time.
NRA Sues LA Over City's Disclosure Law, Calls It 'Modern-Day McCarthyism'The lawsuit filed Wednesday claims the law violates the NRA's First Amendment right to free speech and association and its 14th Amendment right to equal protection.
Corner Of Crenshaw And Slauson In South LA To Be Renamed After Nipsey HussleThe intersection of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard has a new name.
Councilman: Racism One Of 'Root Causes' Of Homelessness For Black Angelenos A new Los Angeles County report has determined that racism and discrimination are key factors in the elevated levels of homelessness among black Angelenos.
Increased Speed Limits On 100+ Miles Of LA Streets Approved By City CouncilL.A. City officials said the changes are the only way to resolve a years-long problem that has prevented police officers from ticketing speeding drivers.
LA City Council Plan To Require Vegan Protein Options To Fight Climate ChangeA Los Angeles city councilman wants to require all movie theaters and other locations in the city to provide at least one vegan protein option.
Jose Huizar Attends 1st LA City Council Meeting Since FBI RaidsCity Councilman Jose Huizar made his first appearance at a council meeting Tuesday since the FBI searched his home and offices.