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  • L.A. Council prepares to ban use of bullhooks on circus elephants

    L.A. Council prepares to ban use of bullhooks on circus elephants
    The Los Angeles City Council took action Wednesday to ban bullhooks used by elephant trainers in traveling circuses, becoming the first U.S. metropolis to outlaw a tool that critics say inflicts pain. Voting unanimously, the council asked the city...
  • Garcetti, Greuel in dead heat for L.A. mayor

    Garcetti, Greuel in dead heat for L.A. mayor
    The latest round of election results that trickled in Tuesday night showed City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel in a dead heat in the race to be the next mayor of Los Angeles. With 8% of precints reporting, Greuel had 50% of...
  • With all precincts reporting, clear leaders emerge in city races

    With all precincts reporting, clear leaders emerge in city races
    The Los Angeles city clerk early Wednesday morning released final vote tallies for the citywide election, leaving only mail-in ballot results standing between candidates' victory and defeat. With 100% of precincts reporting just after 3 a.m., clear...
  • Around Town: This land is their land...

    It was a hot day in Highland Park. Len and I had just returned to the campaign headquarters for Gil Cedillo, candidate for Los Angeles City Council, District 1. Even though we live in La CaƱada and despite the endorsement of Cedillo's opponent by our...
  • 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. fights plague of garbage in central city neighborhoods

    L.A. fights plague of garbage in central city neighborhoods
    Jose Fernandez looked out his apartment window near MacArthur Park and admitted, in defeat, that he's grown accustomed to the view: Torn couches, dingy mattresses, broken dressers, dusty headboards. The procession of rejected furniture piles high...
  • 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...
  • Stop trashing L.A.

    Stop trashing L.A.
    An ambitious city-funded trash cleanup in an eastern swath of Los Angeles recently netted 400 tons of garbage, ranging from littered candy wrappers to couches tossed into alleys. The effort, spearheaded by Councilman Gil Cedillo in his Council District 1,...
  • Herb Wesson easily wins reelection as L.A. City Council president

    Herb Wesson easily wins reelection as L.A. City Council president
    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...
  • Water District claims contractor overcharged by $1 million

    The Central Basin Municipal Water District, which has emerged as a key player in the FBI investigation into a state senator, on Thursday sued a politically connected company for allegedly overbilling it by nearly $1 million. The lawsuit mark the...
  • U.S. probe of Central Basin linked to Calderon brother, sources say

    A subpoena from federal prosecutors has been served at the Central Basin Municipal Water District, which has come under scrutiny amid an FBI probe of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). Law enforcement sources confirmed issuing the subpoena,...