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  • L.A. City Council votes to lift ban on outdoor murals

    L.A. City Council votes to lift ban on outdoor murals
    The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to lift a decadeold ban on outdoor murals. The Times' L.A. Now blog reported that the council voted 13-2 in favor of removing the ban, though it must still vote to approve new rules regulating the creation of...
  • 'Fracking' moratorium proposed by two L.A. City Council members

    'Fracking' moratorium proposed by two L.A. City Council members
    Los Angeles City Council members Paul Koretz and Mike Bonin are calling for a moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” which is used by energy companies to extract hard-to-reach oil. In a prepared statement Tuesday,...
  • Top aide to L.A. Councilman Paul Koretz seeking Tom LaBonge's seat

    Top aide to L.A. Councilman Paul Koretz seeking Tom LaBonge's seat
    The top aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz said Wednesday that she would run for the Silver Lake-to-Sherman Oaks seat being vacated by Councilman Tom LaBonge, bringing the total number of contenders to four. Joan Pelico, Koretz's chief of...
  • L.A. City Council members, activists call for ban on 'fracking'

    L.A. City Council members, activists call for ban on 'fracking'
    The environmental risks of "fracking," or fracturing underground rock formations to reach oil reserves, are too great and should be banned, two Los Angeles City Council members said Wednesday. Oil companies in recent years have used fracking in the...
  • Former L.A. controller endorses attorney Ron Galperin

     
    Former L.A. City Controller Laura Chick endorsed Ron Galperin over City Councilman Dennis Zine in the race for the city’s fiscal watchdog position....
  • L.A. City Council approves Century Plaza redevelopment plan

     
    The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel will be extensively renovated as part of a $2-billion project the Los Angeles City Council approved unanimously Tuesday....
  • Third medical marijuana measure proposed for L.A. ballot

     
    In the May municipal election, Los Angeles voters could face not one but three ballot measures geared toward regulating medical marijuana....
  • Third medical pot measure heading for L.A. ballot

     
    Despite strong opposition from several Los Angeles City Council members, a third medical marijuana ordinance is heading for the May ballot....
  • Third medical pot measure moves toward L.A. ballot

     
    The Los Angeles City Council moved forward with its own medical marijuana ballot measure Wednesday, increasing the chances voters could face three pot initiatives on the May ballot. On an 11-1 vote, the council instructed city lawyers to draw up......
  • L.A. County labor federation backs Wendy Greuel for mayor

     
    The powerful umbrella group for Los Angeles County unions endorsed Wendy Greuel for mayor Tuesday, saying she was the only candidate in the race who could be trusted to support working families. The announcement by the Los Angeles County Federation......
  • L.A. Votes: Wendy Greuel faces questions on pensions, labor support

     
    Labor support and pensions for city workers continue to be a key issue in the Los Angeles mayoral contest, as Wendy Greuel faces fresh questions about her backing from public-employee unions and her stance on a City Council vote last......