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  • 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...
  • Lack of parking drives many away from mass transit

    Lack of parking drives many away from mass transit
    Los Angeles County has funneled billions of dollars over the last two decades into new rail lines to lure commuters out of their cars and off the region's overcrowded freeways. But many would-be train riders are struggling with how to start. One of...
  • L.A. officials seek to ease parking problems

    L.A. officials seek to ease parking problems
    Los Angeles officials pushed forward Wednesday with two programs that target one of the city's most ubiquitous problems: finding a place to park. During a downtown committee meeting, City Council members asked transportation officials to test a...
  • L.A. Councilman Bernard Parks finds himself in political wilderness

    L.A. Councilman Bernard Parks finds himself in political wilderness
    For much of the past decade, Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks has been a force at City Hall. He helped topple a mayor, played a key role in steering the city through the Great Recession and served as a counterweight to the political pull of...
  • L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for hotel workers

    L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for hotel workers
    Big hotels in Los Angeles will soon be required to pay at least $15.37 an hour to their workers — one of the highest minimum-wage requirements in the country. The City Council voted 12 to 3 on Wednesday to impose the higher wage on large hotels,...
  • L.A. City Council votes for minimum-wage hike to $15.37 at big hotels

    L.A. City Council votes for minimum-wage hike to $15.37 at big hotels
    Big hotels in Los Angeles will soon be required to pay at least $15.37 an hour to their workers – one of the highest minimum wage requirements in the country. The City Council voted 12 to 3 on Wednesday to impose the wage requirements on large...
  • Most L.A. City Council offices got free tickets to Made in America

    Dozens of tickets to the Made in America festival were distributed to Los Angeles City Council offices last week by representatives of Mayor Eric Garcetti, provided free by concert promoter Live Nation. Tickets were given to 12 of the 15 council...