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Bob Filner, San Diego Mayor. (AP Photo)

San Diego mayor comes under swift, heavy scrutiny

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The week began with news that Mayor Bob Filner lost his fiance and, by Friday, San Diego’s first Democratic leader in 20 years was desperately trying to stay in office amid […]

07/12/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

NYC mayor: Police stop minorities ‘too little’

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that police “disproportionately stop whites too much and minorities too little” as compared to murder suspects’ descriptions, sparking criticism from activists and some politicians in a […]

06/28/2013

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WWII internment camp designated historic monument

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles officials have voted to designate a World War II-era internment camp in the San Fernando Valley as an historic-cultural monument. City News Service reports the City Council voted unanimously […]

06/25/2013

"Thank You" plastic bags.

Los Angeles bans plastic bags in grocery stores

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has become the biggest city in the country to ban free plastic bags in grocery stores. City News Service reports the City Council voted 9-1 Tuesday to support a […]

06/25/2013

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Hollywood squashes bike lanes in L.A.

Who doesn’t love the idea of cruising around LA on a network of clearly marked bicycle lanes? Believe it or not it’s Hollywood. They don’t have anything against peddle-power, just the aesthetics of a big […]

06/20/2013

The Los Angeles Convention Center (AP Photo)

LA Convention Center suitor blasts Anschutz bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pennsylvania-based company is challenging a plan to hire the owner of Staples Center to run the Los Angeles Convention Center. A panel last week recommended the City Council approve a […]

06/11/2013

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti Sweats Through Interview with Penny and Phil

Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti took a moment out from his “boot camp” style workout to speak to Penny Griego and Phil Hulett about his priorities for Los Angeles.  Listen to the replay of the chat below: […]

05/29/2013

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Galperin elected as next LA City Controller

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Attorney Ron Galperin will become the next Los Angeles city controller thanks to a comfortable defeat of termed-out Councilman Dennis Zine, according to final election results released today. Galperin, 49, is […]

05/22/2013

LA City Council election results

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The political road between Sacramento and Los Angeles City Hall was being well-traveled today, with Sen. Curren Price, D-Los Angeles, and former Assemblyman Gil Cedillo claiming City Council seats and another […]

05/22/2013

LAX

City Council goes forward with LAX modernization plans

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The City Council pressed forward on a $4.8 billion plan to expand and modernize LAX today, ignoring threats of litigation from a group fighting the proposed move of a north airfield […]

05/21/2013

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