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  • L.A. City Council votes 14-0 to ban medical marijuana shops

     
    In the latest attempt to regulate what many say is an out-of-control proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, the City Council voted 14-0 Tuesday to ban pot shops....
  • L.A. ban on pot dispensaries greeted with anger, support

     
    The Los Angeles City Council's unanimous vote Tuesday to ban all pot dispensaries was met with a mixture of anger and support. Medical marijuana activists erupted in jeers after the decision, and police officers were called into the council chambers......
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss medical marijuana contributions to City Hall

     
    The Times City Hall reporter David Zahniser will join City Editor Shelby Grad to discuss efforts by medical marijuana advocates to contribute to L.A. City Council campaigns....
  • Legislature now a stepping stone for would-be L.A. council members

     
    Once upon a time, a time before legislative term limits, the Los Angeles City Council used to be a stepping stone to the Legislature. But Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield’s entry into the San Fernando Valley’s 3rd District council race is just........
  • L.A. officials move to reduce parking requirements in parts of the city

     
    Looking to spur the economy and new construction, the Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday for an ordinance that would allow the council to weaken parking requirements in certain areas of the city. On an 11 to 1 vote, the council passed an ordinance...
  • Ban on sale of commercially-bred pets heads to L.A. council

     
    A Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday approved a proposed ordinance that would require every dog, cat or rabbit sold for profit in the city to be obtained from a shelter or humane society....
  • Activists call for referendum against L.A. pot shop ban

     
    Medical marijuana activists said they expect to turn in about 50,000 voter signatures to the city clerk Wednesday, hoping to force a ballot referendum to repeal a recently passed ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles....
  • Sen. Curren Price latest state lawmaker to seek L.A. council seat

     
    State Sen. Curren D. Price Jr. filed papers to seek the Los Angeles City Council seat occupied by Councilwoman Jan Perry, who is running for mayor. Price becomes the second Sacramento lawmaker to pursue that post and the sixth to run for office in the...
  • Unions threaten lawsuit over L.A. city pension changes

     
    A group that represents 18,000 employees at Los Angeles City Hall warned Tuesday it will sue if the City Council enacts a new plan to roll back pension benefits and boost the retirement age to 65....
  • L.A. football stadium plan still faces major hurdles

     
    Los Angeles took its biggest step yet toward luring the NFL back after a 17-year absence, signing off on crucial agreements for a new downtown stadium even as uncertainty continues to shroud the ownership of the company seeking to build......
  • Villaraigosa endorses Jackie Lacey for D.A.

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and several of his colleagues on the City Council publicly threw their backing behind Los Angeles County district attorney candidate Jackie Lacey at a news conference on the steps of City Hall....