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City Council Aims for 100 Percent Zero Emission Buses by 2030
November 10, 2017
Bonin credited the Los Angeles County Electric Bus Coalition for supporting the motion and helping promote electric buses all around Southern California. ... read more »
Pilot Program May Reduce Street Sweeping Tickets
September 7, 2017
The City Council approved the development of a pilot program this week, that could reduce the number of parking citations issued for street sweeping by informing residents via a text or online tool when sweepers have finished cleaning a street. ... read more »
City Council Approves LAPD Sexual Assault Settlement 
August 10, 2017
The City Council unanimously approved a $450,000 settlement last week, for a woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Los Angeles police officer in the back of his car while his partner acted as a lookout. ... read more »
L.A. Council President Calls for Creation of Municipal Bank for Pot Businesses to Use
July 27, 2017
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson on July 25, outlined his legislative priorities, which include creating a municipal bank that could serve the cannabis industry. ... read more »
Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas Speaks on ’92 civil unrest
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas recalls his personal experience of the L.A. 1992 Uprising and Police reform. ... read more / watch video »
City Council Votes to Change Rodeo Rd. to Obama Blvd
June 29, 2017
The motion to rename Rodeo Road between Jefferson Boulevard and Arlington Avenue was introduced by Council President Herb Wesson, who recalled meeting Obama for the first time during an early campaign stop at Rancho Cienega Park on Rodeo Road in 2007. ... read more »
LADWP Union May Get Significant Raise
June 29, 2017
The deal would give the IBEW five straight years of raises and continue the practice of union workers not contributing toward their health care costs, a benefit not enjoyed by all city workers. ... read more »
Inglewood Mayor James Butts and City Council Approve Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with L.A. Clippers for New Basketball Arena
June 22, 2017
The site will likely include a state-of-the-art NBA arena, a training facility and team office space ... read more »
Aerosol Clouds and Flares have Torrance Residents Concerned and Upset
April 5, 2017
Jobs are at stake as residents fight for safe air with the city of Torrance and the PBF Refinery. ... read more »
(Part 5) Jackie Lacey speaks on free speech vs hate speech
March 22, 2017
"The issue was: was it an immediate threat or was it speech," -DA Jackie Lacey ... read more / watch video »
City Council Approves 3 Motions Counteracting Trump’s Immigration Policies
February 8, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved three motions aimed at counteracting new federal policies on immigration ... read more »
L.A. City Council Votes to Legalize Street Vending
February 2, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council voted 11 to 2 today on a proposal by Councilmembers Curren Price, Joe Buscaino, and José Huizar to legalize street vending in the second largest city in the country. ... read more »
Steve Bradford sworn in as Calif. State Senator
December 8, 2016
The start of the 2017-18 legislative session in Sacramento began Monday with the swearing-in of Steve Bradford as California’s newest state senator ... read more »
Wesson Explores Appointing Immigrant Advocate to Fight Federal Policies
November 23, 2016
Pledging to defend residents- regardless of immigration status- and safeguard against potential loss of federal funding, Wesson introduces a motion taking proactive steps ... read more »
Street Vendors Want City Council to ‘Pick up the Pace’ on Permit Issue 
November 9, 2016
Activists gathered at Los Angeles City Hall on November 2, to urge the city to hold off on fining and citing street vendors while council members consider legalizing the sale of food and wares on public sidewalks. ... read more »
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