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Price Elected as Pro-Tempore for L.A. City Council
October 27, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Oct. 25 to elect Councilmember Curren Price for the position of Council President Pro Tempore. In light of the racist City Hall recording scandal, ... read more »
Council Members Seek Report on Controller Suspending Ridley-Thomas’ Pay 
August 11, 2022
Members of the Los Angeles City Council continue to question whether City Controller Ron Galperin had the legal authority to cut Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas' pay and benefits after Ridley-Thomas was suspended from the council last year, with the latest motion filed on August 9 by Councilman Curren Price.  ... read more »
LAPD Calls Ghost Guns an `Epidemic’ in LA, with 400% Increase Since 2017
October 18, 2021
The proliferation of ghost guns -- some of which can be put together within 30 minutes -- has increased ``exponentially over the last year'' and has become an ``epidemic,'' according to a Los Angeles Police Department report that will be reviewed by the police commission tomorrow.bThe virtually untraceable weapons, which don't have serial numbers, have increased by about 400% in Los Angeles since 2017, according to the LAPD's data on recovered firearms. "The current trend shows these figures will continue to grow exponentially,'' the LAPD said in its report, which notes that 3D printing allows the components to be more accessible. ... read more »
LA to Invest $30 Million in Solar Storage Program Using City-Owned Buildings
September 27, 2021
As Los Angeles sets out to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2035, city officials announced a $30 million investment today in a municipal solar and storage program using city-owned buildings across departments.    ``We're celebrating not just another milestone in our fight against climate change, but also a step to build a more sustainable city starting with buildings that the city owns, the city controls and the city can lead by example in making sure that we have renewable energy,'' Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a downtown news conference. ... read more »
City Council Restricts L.A. Housing Land to Affordable Units
December 12, 2019
The Los Angeles City Council voted today to allow only affordable units to be built on city-owned land slated for housing. ... read more »
City Council Members Frustrated No Pot Shop Landlords Facing Civil Penalties
April 12, 2019
The comments came before the council approved a set of actions aimed at cracking down on illegal shops, including the formation of a working group comprised of the Los Angeles Police Department, the Los Angeles Fire Department and other city departments to manage and direct enforcement efforts. ... read more »

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