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AN OPEN LETTER FROM WLCAC TO COUNCILMAN JOE BUSCAINO
October 15, 2020
This urgent letter of protest is filed by the Watts Labor Community Action Committee in objection to the ongoing 1845 East 103rd Street Request for Proposals Process (Mafundi RFP). The Mafundi RFP is in fact an invitation for bids to demolish a site of historic and cultural import for the City of Los Angeles, if not the nation: The Mafundi Institute, which includes the Watts Happening Coffee House. Among the many hindrances to achieving best use caused by this RFP is its title. The use of only the property address without reference to the widely recognized building and business names for the RFP is misleading and downplays the importance of the nature of the project by obscuring the historic value of the site. ... read more »
L.A. Joins Lawsuit to Block Census Bureau from Changing Response Deadline
August 20, 2020
City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that Los Angeles has joined other cities and national organizations in filing a lawsuit to block the shortening of the U.S. Census response deadline, now set for the end of September. ... read more »
Thousands Show Up for George Floyd and Justice in Los Angeles
June 11, 2020
Thousands took to the streets of Los Angeles this past weekend, and into the early part of this week, marking the 14th consecutive day of protests sparked by the May 25 killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. ... read more »
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Meet the Decision Makers: Leaders on the Move Honors Mayor Butts and LADWP Commissioner McClain-Hill
March 12, 2020
The fifth annual Upgrade LA: Meet the Decision Makers African American History Month Business Breakfast was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Meet the Decision Makers celebrated two dynamic, high profile officials – Hon. James T. Butts, Jr., the Mayor of Inglewood and Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill, the Vice President of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Commission. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Gathered for a Public Hearing to Discuss The Ban of Flavored Tobacco, Menthol and Hookah Across The City
December 13, 2019
Reports of illnesses and deaths caused by vaping, many states and health officials have taken a stance on products and the dangers of their consumption. Los Angeles City Council faced the rising issue during a controversial public hearing regarding a city-wide ban of flavored tobacco, menthol cigarettes and hookah. ... read more »
Customer on Front Line of DWP Billing Debacle Files $25,000 Claim Against City
August 2, 2019
The man who sued the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over grossly inaccurate utility billing he received years ago has filed a claim against the city over the way in which it handled the case, documents obtained by City News Service today show.  ... read more »
City Attorney Feuer Challenges FAA Changes to Flight Pattern Over Mid-City/Central LA in Federal Court of Appeals
June 28, 2019
City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that his office, on behalf of the City, is suing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S. Court of Appeals, challenging the FAA’s recent changes to procedures that affect incoming aircraft flying over mid-City and central Los Angeles on their way to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  The FAA’s changes allegedly were done without proper environmental review or public input and represent the latest example of FAA’s persistent failure to address noise and other negative impacts from aircraft overflights in those areas.  ... read more »
Citing Threat To Public Health From Schools That Don’t Satisfy Mandatory Vaccination Reporting Requirement, City Attorney Mike Feuer, La County Officials Direct Schools To Comply Or Face Possible Legal Action
June 21, 2019
In the wake of an unprecedented rise in the number of vaccine-preventable diseases including measles in California in 2019, City Attorney Mike Feuer today was joined by officials from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to announce they have put non-conforming schools with kindergartens on notice that they must report the number of students vaccinated, or face possible legal consequences. ... read more »
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LAUSD Safety Report Calls for Building Upgrades, No Random Searches 
August 9, 2018
City Attorney Mike Feuer released the final version of his School Safety report today, with recommendations that the Los Angeles Unified School District upgrade some of its buildings and suspend the practice of using hand-held metal detectors to randomly search students -- but not arm teachers or have more armed personnel on campus.  ... read more »
L.A. City Attorney Settles With Funeral Home Accused of Deceptive Practices
July 19, 2018
The lawsuit alleged that Agape engaged in fraudulent and deceptive sales of funeral goods and services ... read more »
City Atty. Feuer and LAUSD Discuss School Safety
May 3, 2018
City Attorney Feuer, hand picked experts to individually highlight and present topics including mental health resources, anti-bullying initiatives, restorative justice programs, and the effects of children’s exposure to violence. ... read more »
Council Members Call for Oil Lawsuit
January 18, 2018
The leaders signed a motion that was introduced and would direct City Attorney Mike Feuer to report to the council on options for filing claims against oil companies ... read more »
City Attorney Sues Port Over Unfair Trucking Policies
January 11, 2018
City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Monday January 8, that his office is suing three Port of Los Angeles trucking companies over their practice of classifying truck drivers as independent contractors, in what he alleges is a scheme to bilk them out of fair pay and benefits while also shifting operating costs onto their shoulders. ... read more »
Apartment Association Files Federal Lawsuit against City 
January 4, 2018
An organization representing apartment building owners filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles Tuesday, seeking relief from the city's Rent Stabilization Ordinance by arguing that it violates the constitutional rights of tenants.  ... read more »
City Attorney: Angelenos Should Take Advantage of Free Yearly Credit Report
December 28, 2017
The website is the only one authorized by federal law to provide this information, and Feuer also warned consumers to be cautious of other websites that claim to offer free credit reports. ... read more »
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