Sports Industry Pulled In $4.1B For LA Economy Last Year, Study Shows Approximately 18.5 million people attended area sports events last year, ranging from major league sports like baseball and basketball, to the L.A. Marathon.
Legislative Leaders Say State Budget Deal Is NearGov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature's Democratic leaders moved close to a state budget deal Monday that is expected to revamp education funding and begin restoring some of the social services cut during the recession.
LA City Council Votes To Put Sales Tax Hike To Voters The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday tentatively voted to place a proposed sales tax increase before voters next year.
'More Cuts' Or Tax Hike? LA City Council Mulls OptionsThe Los Angeles City Council will consider several tax measures Wednesday, including a motion to ask voters to raise the city's sales tax by one-half percent.
Mayor: 'Perfect Storm' Led To San Bernardino Bankruptcy The mayor of San Bernardino on Wednesday blamed the city's bankruptcy filing on an economic "perfect storm" as officials warned of widespread budget cuts.
OC City Faces Bankruptcy, Unincorporation As Revenues PlungeThe city manager of Stanton says drastic reductions to public services are coming in the face of an annual deficit of over $2.8 million.
Villaraigosa Wants To Drop Taxes To Lure Car Dealers Back To LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants to lure new car dealers to Los Angeles by eliminating city business taxes for auto dealers.
Charge Inmates To Stay In Jail? Riverside County Eyes $5M Revenue BoostIf you do the time in Riverside County, you better have the dime to pay for it.
Red Light Green: LA Extends Collections On Photo-Enforced Traffic Tickets The cash-strapped city will continue paying an Arizona contractor to maintain the ticket database for up to six months.
NBA Players To Meet In LA In Last-Ditch Effort To End LockoutNational Basketball Association players plan to meet late Monday in a last-ditch effort to end the league lockout.
Villaraigosa Leads Push To Lift Prop. 13 Cap On LA Property TaxesMayor Villaraigosa has recently suggested that the time has come for the idea of a split property tax roll as well as rethinking how to fund at education at all levels.