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  • Naming of Johnie's Coffee Shop as historic L.A. landmark hits snag

    Naming of Johnie's Coffee Shop as historic L.A. landmark hits snag
    Getting Johnie's Coffee Shop named a historic landmark in Los Angeles was supposed to be easy as pie. In April, the Los Angeles Conservancy nominated the Googie-style diner at the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Fairfax Avenue for the...
  • Garcetti nominee for Westside planning panel withdraws name

    Garcetti nominee for Westside planning panel withdraws name
    One of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's picks to serve on an influential Westside planning commission has quietly dropped her bid for the post after an outcry from neighborhood activists. Jaime Lee, chief executive of Los Angeles-based Jamison Realty,...
  • L.A. Council agrees with many, but not all, points in 2020 report

    Los Angeles City Council members responded Friday to a lacerating report on the city's economic health, calling it a much needed assessment while arguing that it failed to fully acknowledge the progress made so far in carving away a staggering budget...
  • L.A. expected to soon debate raising minimum wage for hotel workers

    L.A. expected to soon debate raising minimum wage for hotel workers
    Los Angeles could soon take the national lead in dramatically raising the minimum wage — with members of the City Council expected to propose that large hotels be required to pay roughly $15 an hour to their workers. That rate would more than...
  • L.A. may hike minimum wage for hotel workers to highest in U.S.

    L.A. may hike minimum wage for hotel workers to highest in U.S.
    Labor leaders hope a proposal that would dramatically raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles for workers at large hotels to roughly $15 an hour will be a step toward pay hikes for other industries. Members of the City Council expected to propose that...
  • Candidates line up to succeed L.A. Councilmen Parks, LaBonge

    Candidates line up to succeed L.A. Councilmen Parks, LaBonge
    With the next Los Angeles municipal election more than a year away, more than a dozen people have already stepped forward to compete for seats held by two of City Hall's most prominent political veterans: Councilmen Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge....
  • L.A. City Atty. Trutanich gets reprieve after tough week

     
    After a week of setbacks, L.A. City Atty. Carmen Trutanich got a Halloween treat from the City Council on Wednesday as it delayed action on a proposed ballot measure asking voters to strip the city's legal adviser of some of his duties....
  • Facing deficits, L.A. Council moves forward with proposed tax hikes

     
    The L.A. City Council moved forward with four proposed tax increases, instructing lawyers to draw up the language for ballot measures that would raise property, real estate, parking and sales taxes....
  • L.A.'s March election triggers avalanche of candidates

     
    Ninety-two people have filed papers to run for city offices in the March 5 Los Angeles election, with three-fourths of them angling for seats on the 15-member council, according to a list posted Saturday by the Los Angeles City Clerk....
  • L.A. to consider ban on elephants in traveling shows, exhibits

     
    Amid discussions of tax increases and medical marijuana, the Los Angeles City Council will soon add elephants to its agenda....
  • Labor federation backs seven for Los Angeles City Council

     
    The powerful L.A. County Federation of Labor threw its weight behind seven L.A. City Council candidates in the March 5 election -- but remained silent on the three biggest contests....