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  • Interim McMansion law is a fit addition for some areas

    Interim McMansion law is a fit addition for some areas
    Los Angeles is dotted with neighborhoods of vintage Spanish-style bungalows and modest Craftsman houses. But for the last decade, many of those homes have been razed and replaced with what their owners consider spacious contemporary homes and their...
  • Critics target outgoing city councilman Tom LaBonge as a 'pothole politican'

    Critics target outgoing city councilman Tom LaBonge as a 'pothole politican'
    L.A.'s Tom LaBonge is a big-city councilman with a small-town style. His office bought its own city truck to pick up abandoned sofas and trash across the 4th District. During a downpour, the Los Angeles Downtown News reported that he personally...
  • Lawmakers delay vote on raising cat ownership limit from three to five

    Lawmakers delay vote on raising cat ownership limit from three to five
    The Los Angeles City Council delayed voting Tuesday on a proposed change to the city code that would ease the limit on the number of cats residents can own. Under the current law, residents are barred from owning more than three cats without a kennel...
  • L.A. council votes to oppose Live Nation running iconic Greek Theatre

    L.A. council votes to oppose Live Nation running iconic Greek Theatre
    The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to oppose the selection of a new operator to run the Greek Theatre and asked a city commission to consider completely restarting the process, arguing that community concerns needed to be given more weight....
  • Candidates in 4th Council District tap into ire over development

    Candidates in 4th Council District tap into ire over development
    Anger over how Los Angeles is permitting development — from vast shopping centers to the McMansion next door — is all but constant on the campaign trail as more than a dozen candidates compete to represent the 4th City Council District, a grab...
  • L.A. lawmaker 'astonished' at holdup in making city sidewalk repairs

    L.A. lawmaker 'astonished' at holdup in making city sidewalk repairs
    Los Angeles leaders planned to spend $27 million on sidewalk repairs this budget year -- much more than the year before. But so far, more than halfway through the fiscal year, the city has yet to spend any of it. "I'm kind of astonished to learn that we...
  • When City Hall has to fight itself

    When City Hall has to fight itself
    First, it was something I wrote. Then, it was something I read. In a recent "Patt Morrison Asks" column, I spoke with George L. Kelling, the co-father of the “broken windows” community policing tactic, the idea that a small problem of...
  • In L.A., conditions placed on developers go unheeded

    In L.A., conditions placed on developers go unheeded
    Worried about how new shops, bars and apartments might affect Los Angeles neighborhoods, community groups and city officials have tried to tie strings to local development. They have demanded parking spots to ease the crunch on crowded streets, sought...
  • L.A. City Council's eye for efficiency can anger some Angelenos

    L.A. City Council's eye for efficiency can anger some Angelenos
    Outraged chants erupted at the Los Angeles City Council last month after dozens of people who had come to the meeting discovered they wouldn't get a chance to speak. They filled out cards asking to address the council on Item No. 21 — a proposed...
  • Foes and fans of L.A. economic-justice group agree it gets things done

     Foes and fans of L.A. economic-justice group agree it gets things done
    Under the glitzy chandeliers of the Beverly Hills Hilton, hundreds of civic leaders and union members sipped wine, mugged for photos with television stars and chanted "Sí, se puede!" with a beaming row of hotel workers. It was another triumphant night...
  • City Council panel backs away from GMO ban it previously supported

    City Council panel backs away from GMO ban it previously supported
    Three days before Los Angeles lawmakers voted on a proposal to ban genetically modified crops, the world's largest biotechnology trade group hired three top City Hall lobbyists to stop it. The matter had sailed through a meeting weeks before with only...