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  • City planning panel backs temporary ban on big-box stores in Chinatown

     
    Alarmed by plans for a Walmart grocery store in Chinatown, a city planning committee Tuesday approved a temporary ban on large retail chain stores setting up shop in the downtown district....
  • Wal-Mart's Chinatown plan draws critics, defenders to City Hall

     
    Wal-Mart’s plan to bring a grocery to Chinatown got a testy airing as speakers on both sides of the issue squared off in a crowded hearing room at L.A. City Hall....
  • L.A. pension plan would hike retirement age, cut pension benefits

     
    The L.A. City Council has zeroed in on a plan for cutting the pension benefits of newly hired civilian employees, setting the stage for a battle with a half dozen unions....
  • Attorney warns that lawsuit could 'kill' downtown NFL stadium

     
    A lawyer with a high-level environmental group warned Thursday that a lawsuit recently filed by anti-poverty activists could kill the $1.2 billion NFL stadium planned for downtown Los Angeles....
  • Newton: City Councilman Ed Reyes is a man on a mission

    Newton: City Councilman Ed Reyes is a man on a mission
    I've occasionally given City Councilman Ed Reyes a hard time. A few weeks ago, when he introduced a motion to let his colleagues violate the city's Arizona boycott policy, established in response to that state's repugnant immigration law, it seemed...
  • Newton: City Hall's embrace of Occupy L.A.

    Newton: City Hall's embrace of Occupy L.A.
    What's a rebel to do? In New York, demonstrators have tussled with police, and in Rome, authorities used tear gas on them. Meanwhile, members of Occupy L.A. pitched their tents, erected their signs and girded for battle with the establishment, only to...
  • L.A. Council approves LAX contract, Zine declines to vote because of lobbyist connection

     
    The L.A. City Council voted Tuesday to award a controversial $271 million construction contract that had come under fire from a well-connected lobbyist who is also the girlfriend of one of a council member....
  • Plan to cut graffiti removal funding in L.A. meets with criticism. What do you think?

     
    Graffiti has long been part of the L.A. streetscape, to the dismay of many. L.A. spends millions cleaning it up. But now, there is a proposal to cut the budget for tagging removal amid the city's budget crisis. Reports the......
  • L.A. City Council votes to amend medical marijuana ordinance

     
    The Los Angeles City Council, repeatedly warned that the city risked a return to the days when medical marijuana dispensaries were opening at an astonishing clip, voted Friday to amend its ordinance, altering key provisions that a judge declared...
  • L.A. City Council approves bicycle master plan

     
    The Los Angeles City Council approved a new blueprint Tuesday for the city's streets that shifts focus away from automobiles. The bicycle master plan calls for an eventual network of 1,680 miles of interconnected...
  • Reward offered in slaying of Highland Park teenager Jonathan Val

     
    Authorities are scheduled to announce a $50,000 reward Thursday for information leading to the arrests of the attackers who gunned down a 17-year-old high school student in Highland Park. Jonathan Val was fatally wounded April 28 after he was confronted.....