| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A vote on whether public murals should again be legal in Los Angeles has been delayed until Friday.
Councilman Jose Huizar asked for the delay to give the city attorney’s office more time to review language in the proposed mural ordinance. Huizar,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:01 PM
A Los Angeles councilman's call for the city to consider creating an inventory of thousands of so-called soft-story apartments that could collapse during a major earthquake is already generating debate.
This first-of-its-kind list would apply to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday appointed three Los Angeles representatives to the board of the county’s transportation agency, one of the biggest decisions the new mayor has made so far that will influence his administration’s...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2013
Over the past few weeks, the race for mayor of Los Angeles has been less a contest of ideas and leadership than it's been an endorsement roulette, with Controller Wendy Greuel and Councilman Eric Garcetti trotting out their latest pledges of support as...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A woman who was until recently Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar's deputy chief of staff has filed a workplace discrimination complaint against the city and her former boss, according to the state agency that receives such complaints.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said through a spokesman Monday that allegations contained in a workplace discrimination complaint filed against him by a former female staffer are untrue.
Huizar spokesman Rick Coca said in an email that the...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:15 PM
A California Supreme Court ruling that cities have the authority to ban all medical marijuana dispensaries within their borders raises the stakes for a ballot measure battle over how Los Angeles should regulate the drug, backers of two measures said...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The film industry and the Los Angeles bicycling community reached a compromise Wednesday on the future of a controversial, bright green bike lane in downtown Los Angeles.
Under a motion passed by the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday, what is...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:23 AM
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...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Strained relations between L.A. City Council president Herb Wesson and Councilwoman Jan Perry moved center stage on Friday during the contentious fight over 15 new council districts, with Perry apologizing publicly to Wesson in hopes of preserving her...