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  • After scathing report, councilman calls for L.A. homeless panel

    After scathing report, councilman calls for L.A. homeless panel
    Responding to a scathing report describing the city's homelessness policy as dysfunctional, Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar is calling for a new council committee to develop a comprehensive strategy for getting people off the streets and...
  • Venice Beach neighborhood council seeks topless sunbathing for women

    Venice Beach neighborhood council seeks topless sunbathing for women
    Venice Beach, looking to its European roots, is asking the L.A. City Council to let women sunbathe topless at the beach. In a 12-2 vote, the Venice Neighborhood Council said it “supports women being afforded the same rights as men to sunbathe...
  • Judge refuses to block city order to empty Hollywood apartment tower

    Judge refuses to block city order to empty Hollywood apartment tower
    A judge on Wednesday rejected a request for a temporary restraining order that would have blocked Los Angeles officials from forcing a developer to remove dozens of tenants from a Hollywood high-rise. Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant denied the...
  • Garcetti budget seeks to boost recession-hit Cultural Affairs Dept.

    Garcetti budget seeks to boost recession-hit Cultural Affairs Dept.
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is proposing a 12.2% spending increase for the Department of Cultural Affairs, which would receive the biggest boost during what has been a very lean, recession-...
  • Activists fasting outside L.A. City Hall tell council to hike minimum wage

    Activists fasting outside L.A. City Hall tell council to hike minimum wage
    A light breeze blew outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday as a nurse took the blood pressures of eight women in the midst of a 15-day fast designed to pressure officials into approving a $15-an-hour minimum wage. The temperature was in the mid-60s...
  • Waze, L.A. to share data on traffic, hit-and-runs, kidnappings

    Waze, L.A. to share data on traffic, hit-and-runs, kidnappings
    Those who use the traffic app Waze in Los Angeles will receive alerts about hit-and-runs and abducted children as part of a new data-sharing partnership between the company and the city, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday. Several government departments...
  • Los Angeles-area city OKs stadium, puts ball in NFL's hands

    Los Angeles-area city OKs stadium, puts ball in NFL's hands
    CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The ball now belongs to the Raiders, the Chargers, the Rams — and the NFL. A second City Council has approved a second proposed pro football stadium in the Los Angeles area, putting local issues to rest in the NFL's...
  • The solution to restaurants' miniumum-wage quandary: Eliminate tipping

    The solution to restaurants' miniumum-wage quandary: Eliminate tipping
    To the editor: The quandary over having tips count toward a server's pay for the purposes of meeting the minimum wage would be solved by simply eliminating tipping. ("L.A. restaurants push for tips to count toward minimum wage," April 19) My father...
  • These people volunteered to be there for the worst moments in someone's life

    These people volunteered to be there for the worst moments in someone's life
    The woman won't look away from the dark huddle of uniforms standing behind a yellow police tape barrier that flaps back and forth in an occasional breeze. There, on the other side of this South Los Angeles parking lot, her brother is lying, still. Two...
  • Public safety at center of Eric Garcetti's new $8.57-billion budget

    Public safety at center of Eric Garcetti's new $8.57-billion budget
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday released his proposed $8.57-billion budget for the next fiscal year, a spending plan that would take advantage of a modest boost in tax revenue from the reviving economy to invest in public safety and city...
  • A guide to rebates on drought-tolerant landscaping

    A guide to rebates on drought-tolerant landscaping
    Weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown called for the removal 50 million square feet of lawn in the state, water agencies say that they are well on their way to meeting the goal. In his State of the City address Tuesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti praised Los Angeles...