LA City Council Presented With Motion To Suspend Ridley-ThomasCouncil President Nury Martinez introduced the motion and councilman Mitch O’Farrell seconded the motion. The vote for suspension is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday.
LA Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas To Step Back From Council Meetings Following Corruption ChargesLos Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, who was indicted last week on federal bribery and conspiracy charges stemming from his time on the county Board of Supervisors, sent a letter to his colleagues Monday saying he will "immediately step back" from council and committee meetings, but he intends to remain in office and resume participating "at the earliest appropriate time."
Mark Ridley-Thomas Announces He Will Not Resign From City Council Amid Federal Corruption ChargesThe councilman's arraignment in federal court is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 20.
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Mayor Eric Garcetti Responds To Federal Indictment Of Councilman Mark Ridley-ThomasThe Mayor, as well as Councilman Paul Krekorian, made their comments at Thursday event in North Hollywood.
Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas Indicted On Federal Charges Alleging Corruption, Along With Former USC DeanProsecutors contend a Ridley-Thomas relative received substantial benefits from the university in exchange for Ridley-Thomas supporting county contracts and lucrative contract amendments with the university while he served on the county board.
Scandal-Plagued USC Takes New Hit With Federal Indictment of Mark Ridley-Thomas And Former Dean Marilyn FlynnThe federal indictment of one of Los Angeles' most prominent figures in city politics is not the first scandal tied to USC.
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.
Raman Holds Lead Over Ryu In District 4; Ridley-Thomas Wins District 10Two Los Angeles City Council seats will be decided in Tuesday's election — one representing the Hollywood Hills and portions of the south San Fernando Valley and the other covering Koreatown and parts of downtown.
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 County Board Approves Relief Fund For Small Businesses Impacted By CoronavirusL.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas argues that local small businesses have still not received money from the CARES Act and will need bride loans in the meantime to stay afloat.
102-Year-Old Woman Evicted From LA Apartment Moves To Washington D.C.An all-too-common tale of the difficulty of housing in Los Angeles has a happy ending.
Charges Filed In Cold Case Murder Of County Supervisor's BrotherA 61-year-old man has been charged in the cold case murder of the brother of Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
LA Gifts For Guns Program Slated For SaturdayAngelenos Saturday are invited to anonymously turn in their unwanted firearms in exchange for gift cards to local retailers.
Inspector Appointed For LA Sheriff's Reform Answers Community's Questions At Town HallThe head of the agency appointed to oversee the troubled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department made his first public appearance Monday night.