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  • Brown signs law by L.A. councilman putting teeth in mobile ad bans

    Brown signs law by L.A. councilman putting teeth in mobile ad bans
    SACRAMENTO -- Bob Blumenfield left the state Assembly for the Los Angeles City Council more than three months ago, but he left behind some unfinished business. On Tuesday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that Blumenfield introduced as a...
  • City Council's vote to appeal ride-sharing regulations falls short

    City Council's vote to appeal ride-sharing regulations falls short
    A sharply divided Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday failed to muster the votes needed to file an appeal challenging California’s rules for ride-sharing services, capping months of debate about the city’s role in regulating the new taxi...
  • L.A. moves to boost limits on gifts to lawmakers

    L.A. moves to boost limits on gifts to lawmakers
    Two months ago, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission called for new and stringent limits on gifts to the city's politicians, saying such niceties can undermine the public's confidence in government when they come from people doing business at City Hall....
  • Garcetti calls for approval of L.A. River project during D.C. trip

    Garcetti calls for approval of L.A. River project during D.C. trip
    WASHINGTON — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, on his first trip to the nation’s capital as the city’s chief executive, isn’t letting Washington’s preoccupation with budget deficits get in the way of his push for federal...
  • Big state arts funding bill falters, so backers lower the ante

    A bill in Sacramento that would have decisively erased California’s longstanding dubious distinction as the stingiest state in the nation for arts-grant funding has failed for now. Some backers hope it might be revived next year. The bill would...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity
    The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill. Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
  • Brown sets Sept. 17 election date for two L.A. legislative seats

    Gov. Jerry Brown has set the date for an election to fill two legislative seats left vacant when Bob Blumenfield and Curren Price took their seats this weekend on the Los Angeles City Council. The election to fill Blumenfield’s former San Fernando...
  • Free Wi-Fi across Los Angeles? City leaders make a new push

    Free Wi-Fi across Los Angeles? City leaders make a new push
    Angelenos may no longer have to squat at cafes for free wireless Internet. On Tuesday, the L.A. City Council approved a request for proposals to build a citywide Wi-Fi network in an effort to stimulate economic growth and "bridge the digital divide."...
  • Any budding Banksys in L.A.? Now's your chance.

    Any budding Banksys in L.A.? Now's your chance.
    This post has been corrected; see below for details. Now that Los Angeles has lifted a ban on public art murals in some single-family neighborhoods and will allow people to erect murals on the sides of their houses, garages and fences, perhaps there...
  • Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'

    Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'
    A spokesman for a private law firm representing Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Friday that a city investigation into sexual harassment claims against the councilman concluded that the allegations were "baseless." The investigative report...
  • L.A., other cities cracking down on e-cigarettes

    L.A., other cities cracking down on e-cigarettes
    Los Angeles on Tuesday joined a growing list of cities that are treating e-cigarettes like traditional tobacco-based products, banning their use in parks, restaurants and in most workplaces. The decision, which came after an impassioned and at times...