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.
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.
'Pothole Blitz' Underway On LA StreetsThe Bureau of Street Services received 3,911 pothole repair requests in January and was onpace to receive even more in February.
Pacoima Preps For Sunday CicLAvia EventFrom 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., a four-mile stretch of Van Nuys Boulevard will belong to bicyclists, pedestrians and others looking to spend time outdoors with family and friends.
LA City Council Considers Sending 'Dear John' Letters To Homes Of Men Who Solicit ProstitutesCouncil member Nury Martinez's plan drew immediate criticism from the Electronic Freedom Foundation, which along with the ACLU has an ongoing lawsuit against the LAPD and the Los Angeles sheriff.
Incumbent Martinez, Challenger Montanez Square Off Again For District 6 Council SeatThe race for the District 6 seat on the Los Angeles City Council is getting increasingly hot, as incumbent Nury Martinez tries to hold onto the seat she won 18 months ago, but is coming under attack from the woman who lost that race, Cindy Montanez.
LA City Officials, Police Plan Crackdown On Valley ProstitutionLos Angeles officials are launching an effort to target pimps and johns in the San Fernando Valley, while trying to help juvenile prostitutes who want out of the sex trade.
In Wake Of 2 Sex Harassment Lawsuits, Council Members Call For Review Of City's Training ProgramIn the wake of sexual harassment lawsuits filed against city officials, two members of the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday called for a "thorough review" of city's training procedures.
LAUSD Elevates Arts To A 'Core' Subject To Restore Needed FundsThe Los Angeles Unified school board has elevated arts to an essential "core" subject in the district's curriculum, exempting it from further budget cuts.