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City Council Cuts $150 Million From LAPD Budget to Fund Community Programs
July 1, 2020
The Los Angeles City Council voted today to cut $150 million from the police department's budget next fiscal year, following weeks of demands from activists to reduce funding for law enforcement. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass tackles Coronavirus in telephone town hall
March 19, 2020
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), local healthcare professionals, and local city officials held a telephone town hall on March 17 to address growing concerns about the coronavirus disease 2020 outbreak. ... read more »
Civil Rights Champion, Rita Walters, Passes at 89
February 27, 2020
“As a civil-rights advocate and the first Black woman to be elected to L.A. City Council, Ms. Walters was not only a pillar to this community but a model public servant. She inspired the minds of future generations of women of color to strive for their dreams and accomplish their goals regardless of their adversities,” said Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. ... read more »
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Race Relations Coalition Moves Toward Office of Racial Equality in Los Angeles
October 3, 2019
A diverse group of L.A. City Council members, along with activist group Community Coalition, declared September embRACE LA Month, highlighting the importance of healthy race relations in the city. Now that the month-long conversation has been had, organizers of the event are hoping to move toward creating an Office of Racial Equality here. This, they said, would help strengthen inclusion for L.A.’s most marginalized communities, who often have the least access to resources. ... read more »
City Leaders Recommend Strategies to Keep the Port of Los Angeles Competitive 
January 31, 2019
The Port of Los Angeles is a major engine for economic growth and job creation, handling more than 20 percent of all incoming cargo to the United States. Owned by the City of Los Angeles and operated by the City’s Harbor Department, the Port of L.A. accounts for one of every 13 jobs in Los Angeles.  ... read more »
City Leaders Recommend Strategies to Keep the Port of Los Angeles Competitive
January 28, 2019
The Port of Los Angeles is a major engine for economic growth and job creation, handling more than 20 percent of all incoming cargo to the United States. Owned by the City of Los Angeles and operated by the City’s Harbor Department, the Port of L.A. accounts for one of every 13 jobs in Los Angeles. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Addresses Government Shutdown
January 24, 2019
Elected officials, federal workers and union members gathered at LAX to address the government shutdown. ... read more »
Black L.A. City Councilmen United: Herb Wesson, Curren Price and Marqueece Harris – Dawson (Part 2)
March 7, 2018
Brandon I. Brooks, Managing Editor with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L.A. Watts Times Newspaper sits down for an exclusive interview with three Black L.A. City Council members, L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson (10th district), Councilman Curren Price (9th District) and Marqueece Harris-Dawson (8th district) ... read more / watch video »
L.A. City Council Joins Nationwide Trump Opposition 
May 3, 2017
President Donald Trump should be investigated for any high crime or misdemeanor sufficient to warrant impeachment proceedings -- at least according to a Los Angeles City Council committee, which approved of the idea last Friday. ... read more »
Los Angeles Football Club Builds Its Foundation With First Concrete Pour For New Soccer Stadium
December 18, 2016
LAFC Celebrates A Major Milestone At New 22,000 Seat Soccer Stadium ... read more »
L.A. City Council Supports Calls for State of Emergency
September 1, 2016
Los Angeles has become the Homeless Capital of America, home to 21 percent of the nation’s homeless individuals and families. ... read more »
Los Angeles Celebrates Kobe Bryant Day
August 24, 2016
The City of Los Angeles announced that August 24 to be ‘Kobe Bryant Day,’ ... read more »
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