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Paul Krekorian

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  • L.A. officials move closer to lowering tax on business gross receipts

    L.A. officials move closer to lowering tax on business gross receipts
    Los Angeles lawmakers took steps Monday toward cutting the city's business tax rate starting in 2016. Business leaders say L.A.'s business tax rate is too high and puts local firms at a competitive disadvantage. Since taking office in 2013, L.A. Mayor...
  • Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates

    Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates
    A billboard company challenging Los Angeles' restrictions on digital signs has disclosed plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3...
  • L.A. councilman seeks better ways to ensure developers keep their word

    L.A. councilman seeks better ways to ensure developers keep their word
    Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin called Wednesday for the planning department to come up with new and more effective ways of ensuring that real estate developers follow through on the commitments they make to City Hall in return for permission to...
  • L.A. officials take a step toward legalizing street vending

    L.A. officials take a step toward legalizing street vending
    A committee of Los Angeles lawmakers took a step Tuesday toward legalizing street vending, vetting a basic framework for how sellers who ply their trade on sidewalks or in parks could get city permits. But the plan is far from a done deal, as fierce...
  • Harvard-Westlake School's plan for parking structure upsets neighbors

    Harvard-Westlake School's plan for parking structure upsets neighbors
    Sarah Boyd steered her SUV along the winding roads of Studio City, stopping at a house fronting busy Coldwater Canyon Avenue. "Oh, this is a good spot!" Boyd said, pulling a lawn sign out of her trunk and planting it in the frontyard of a supporter, the...
  • New York and Los Angeles Fight for Latenight Shows With Incentives

    When CBS announced last summer that Stephen Colbert would stay in New York when he takes over "Late Show," it wasn't much of a surprise in Los Angeles, even though Mayor Eric Garcetti had made overtures to lure the show West. In Gotham the production is...
  • Proposed ordinance would require L.A. residents to lock up handguns

    Proposed ordinance would require L.A. residents to lock up handguns
    A newly proposed Los Angeles city ordinance would require residents to secure handguns when they aren’t being used, either by storing them in a locked container or disabling them with a trigger lock. City Councilman Paul Krekorian, who proposed...
  • L.A. City Council approves firefighter raises

    L.A. City Council approves firefighter raises
    The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to give a 2% pay increase to the city's firefighters next summer, along with increases in taxpayer support for healthcare and dental benefits. The unanimous vote provided one of the few bright spots for Mayor...
  • City Hall debates who should trim L.A.'s trees

    City Hall debates who should trim L.A.'s trees
    Nearly a decade ago, Los Angeles embarked on an ambitious campaign to plant more trees across the city. Now city officials find themselves struggling to maintain the urban forest along its parkways and medians. To save money during the recession, the...
  • Let's lock up L.A's guns

    Let's lock up L.A's guns
    Responsible gun owners know they can avoid accidents by taking certain precautions, including locking their weapons away or using trigger locks when their weapons aren't being used. Last week, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian called for a new...
  • L.A. city councilman wants to cap charges by private tree trimmers

    L.A. city councilman wants to cap charges by private tree trimmers
    Worried about surging prices charged by private companies to trim Los Angeles'  trees, City Councilman Paul Krekorian wants to see if the city can cap the amount it pays per tree. "The fact that tree-trimming contracting costs have jumped so much is...