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  • L.A. to pay $26 million for ban on naps by garbage-truck drivers

    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday finalized a $26-million legal settlement to end a lawsuit over a ban on lunchtime naps by trash-truck drivers. The expenditure, approved on a 9-2 vote, resolves a class-action lawsuit involving nearly 1,100...
  • L.A. City Council OKs ban on plastic grocery and carryout bags

    L.A. City Council OKs ban on plastic grocery and carryout bags
    Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on plastic grocery bags, with the City Council barring them in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer that sells groceries. Nearly three weeks after a...
  • L.A. to stop issuing tickets for parking at broken meters

    L.A. to stop issuing tickets for parking at broken meters
    Drivers will no longer get a ticket for parking at a broken parking meter in the city of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed Wednesday to overturn a policy that allowed vehicles to be ticketed when parked at broken or inoperable...
  • L.A. Council President Herb Wesson wants DWP deal by Sept. 1

    L.A. Council President Herb Wesson wants DWP deal by Sept. 1
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson called Thursday for public hearings on the proposed contract with Department of Water and Power employees, saying he wants a deal on the contract by Sept. 1. Wesson said Mayor Eric Garcetti has...
  • Garcetti, City Council to announce details of DWP salary pact

    Garcetti, City Council to announce details of DWP salary pact
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will appear at a news conference Thursday to announce details of a proposed four-year salary package for Department of Water and Power workers. The proposal ends weeks of back-and-forth talks between elected officials and...
  • Third candidate launches bid to replace L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge

    Third candidate launches bid to replace L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge
    With the municipal election 18 months away, the number of contenders looking to replace L.A. City Councilman Tom LaBonge has quickly grown to three. Tara Bannister, vice president for the National Apartment Assn., informed the city's Ethics Commission...
  • Garcetti's DWP commissioners are confirmed 15-0 by City Council

    Garcetti's DWP commissioners are confirmed 15-0 by City Council
    The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Wednesday for Mayor Eric Garcetti to overhaul the five-member panel that oversees the city's electrical utility. On a 15 to 0 vote, the council confirmed four new commissioners at the Department of Water...
  • L.A. City Council confirms Mayor Eric Garcetti's DWP commissioners

    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday cleared the way for Mayor Eric Garcetti to overhaul the five-member panel that oversees the city's electricity and water utility. On a 15-0 vote, the council confirmed four new commissioners at the Department of...
  • $50,000 reward considered in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

    $50,000 reward considered in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist
    The city of Los Angeles will consider offering a $50,000 reward to help find the driver who hit and killed an 18-year-old bicyclist. David Granados was killed March 24 after he was hit by a car as he rode his bicycle on Bellaire Avenue at Oxnard...
  • L. A. City Council to consider tighter ammunition laws

    L. A. City Council to consider tighter ammunition laws
    Saying the public is beyond frustrated, members of the Los Angeles City Council's public safety committee agreed Friday to make it illegal to possess the type of high-capacity ammunition magazines that were used to kill 20 schoolchildren and six adults in...
  • Cindy Montañez in City Council District 6

    Cindy Montañez in City Council District 6
    Just once, it would be nice to encounter a well-prepared grass-roots candidate for the Los Angeles City Council. There is no good reason that a neighborhood activist or business owner can't do some homework and come to a council race with a well-crafted,...