| Mar 6, 2013
Robert Kennedy was a young Bill Rosendahl's hope for the White House, but Kennedy's rival, Hubert Humphrey, practiced the "happy warrior" style of politics that represents the principles Rosendahl has embraced. As he leaves the Los Angeles City Council...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson was easily reelected president of the city's lawmaking body for two more years, cementing his status as one of the region's most powerful elected officials.
Wesson, who has been council president for the last 18...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When José Huizar was growing up in Boyle Heights in the 1970s, the profusion of murals on apartment buildings and private homes spoke to a burgeoning sense of community pride among the city's Mexican American population.
"They had a positive impact on...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:15 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved repealing the ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in a second vote on the matter.
The repeal ordinance passed last Tuesday by an 11-2 vote, but since it wasn't unanimous, a second...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:21 PM
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The man who will soon replace Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl in a coastal council district offered a passionate defense Thursday of the neighborhood groups that fight large-...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:29 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl said Monday he has decided not seek a third term in order to focus on his fight with cancer.
In a statement that will be sent to constituents early Tuesday, Rosendahl said it was time to "pass the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved a $4.7- billion package of improvements for LAX, including a controversial plan to move the northernmost runway closer to neighborhoods in Westchester and Playa del Rey.
The vote was a defeat for...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Three Los Angeles City Council members -- including a candidate for mayor -- asked their colleagues Tuesday to consider pulling city pension money from the investment firms that own the Los Angeles Times if they sell the publication to buyers who do not...
| May 4, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Los Angeles International Airport's neighboring community and labor organizations are hosting a town hall Saturday in response to the L.A. City Council’s approval this week of a $4.76-billion renovation project, which includes a controversial plan...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:45 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles City Council agreed to place a half-cent sales tax hike on the March 5 ballot to avert new cuts in city services, drawing immediate opposition from critics in and outside city government.
Voters would decide the measure,...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 1:57 PM
LOS ANGELES -- City Councilman Bill Rosendahl on Tuesday attended his first council meeting since he began treatments for cancerlast month, telling an audience that he still intends to win a third term in the March election and serve another four years....