| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:44 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council has voted to approve a 3-percent increase in water rates for residential and business customers.
DWP officials say it needs the increase to fund nearly $600 million in upgrades to drinking water...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:24 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Students at schools across Los Angeles will soon be eating more environmentally friendly meals after the district announced a ban on Styrofoam food trays.
Wednesday's announcement follows the 2009 ban on polystyrene food...
| Mar 24, 2012
In reaction to ongoing controversy over emergency response times, a Los Angeles city councilman on Friday called for full funding to be restored to the Fire Department, whose budget has been slashed by more than 15% over the last three years.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, June 27, 2012 — hereby known as Stanley Cup Day in Glendale.
You heard that right. The 35 pound silver trophy is heading this way at 11 a.m. as it tours the Los Angeles area following the Kings' long-...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council approved a proposed $1.2-billion NFL stadium plan on Friday in a 12-0 vote.
The proposal clears the way for developer Anschutz Entertainment Group to seek a team and proceed with planning for a 72,000-...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:50 PM
A proposed $1.2-billion NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles secured crucial approvals from the City Council on Friday, a major milestone in efforts to return pro football to the city after a 17-year absence.
The action clears the path for developer...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:45 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Medical marijuana supporters say they have enough signatures to force a referendum on Los Angeles' ban on pot dispensaries.
On Thursday morning, 50,000 signatures will be submitted to the Los Angeles City Clerk.
If the signatures...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:01 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Even as city workers protested proposed layoffs outside of his speech, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa avoided talk of layoffs during his annual State of the City address Wednesday, choosing instead to cheerlead a proposed ballot...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The prospect of a new National Football League stadium in downtown Los Angeles â an idea already enthusiastically embraced by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa â generated vigorous debate Wednesday before City Council members who waxed both enthusiastic...
| May 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A Los Angeles councilman introduced a motion Friday that could prohibit the sale and purchase of pets bred in puppy and kitten mills. Councilman Paul Koretz, who represents an area that includes West L.A., Hollywood and Encino, said he introduced......
| May 10, 2011
| 9:35 PM
A Los Angeles City Council committee recommends six furlough days for police officers and certain firefighters in January if labor talks are unproductive in the coming months....