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  • After Hollywood outcry, Spring Street bike lanes lose some paint

    After Hollywood outcry, Spring Street bike lanes lose some paint
    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...
  • Arguments over L.A.'s mural ban paint different pictures

    Arguments over L.A.'s mural ban paint different pictures
    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...
  • David Roberts in Council District 9

    David Roberts in Council District 9
    The 9th Council District in South Los Angeles suffers from a toxic combination of entrenched poverty, blight, high unemployment and lagging job skills. With its current representative, Councilwoman Jan Perry, termed out and running for mayor, it is...
  • Newton: An all-male City Council?

    Newton: An all-male City Council?
    Imagine if Los Angeles, with a population that is roughly half Latino, had just one or even no Latinos in elected office. There would be protests and political recriminations in every election cycle. There would be lawsuits and threats of lawsuits. The...
  • Piñata district in L.A. produces hit after hit

    Piñata district in L.A. produces hit after hit
    With her papier-mache cowhide pants and bright red hat, the piñata replica of cowgirl Jessie from "Toy Story" was nearly perfect. Except it was too small. The next store didn't have Jessie's companion, Woody, so Jovanny Beltran walked out. Despite...
  • Plans for skid row restaurant concern some residents

    Plans for skid row restaurant concern some residents
    When the stylish New Genesis Apartments opened last year on skid row, residents and advocates were pleased that the project would provide housing for dozens of homeless people, as well as support services aimed at tackling addiction and mental illness....
  • 2 L.A. City Council members want to legalize, regulate street vendors

    2 L.A. City Council members want to legalize, regulate street vendors
    Los Angeles is famous for its vibrant street vending culture, with sidewalk entrepreneurs hawking everything from used clothing to bacon-wrapped hot dogs. But because the city code prohibits selling things on sidewalks, vendors face hefty fines,...
  • L.A. council members push to end street-vending ban

    L.A. council members push to end street-vending ban
    Two Los Angeles City Council members on Wednesday called for the city to legalize street food sales and no longer penalize those who sell fried pupusas, fresh-cut fruit and bacon-wrapped hot dogs on sidewalks. The current city code prohibits selling...
  • Los Angeles to expedite sidewalk dining permits in downtown area

    Los Angeles City Council members agreed Wednesday to dramatically cut the cost and speed up processing of sidewalk dining permits in the reawakening downtown core. Under a pilot program that was unanimously approved by the council, restaurant owners will...
  • L.A. pays $1.5 million in racial harassment case

    L.A. pays $1.5 million in racial harassment case
    The Los Angeles City Council signed off this week on a $1.5-million payment to a black police officer who said he repeatedly experienced racial harassment and a hostile work environment while working for the Police Department. Earl Wright, an LAPD...
  • Councilman Jose Huizar hit by employee discrimination complaint

    Councilman Jose Huizar hit by employee discrimination complaint
    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. Fahizah...