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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

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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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Voters to decide pot shop issue in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Voters headed to the polls Tuesday to decide how Los Angeles should regulate medical marijuana storefronts that have cropped up over the past several years. The three measures are aimed at […]

05/21/2013

Marijuana plants

Garden Grove acts to close marijuana dispensaries

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County city is ordering its medical marijuana dispensaries to close in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that permits pot shop bans. The Orange County Register […]

05/14/2013

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NYC Council OKs sick days plan, seen as key step

NEW YORK (AP) — In a significant victory amid a push for paid sick time laws around the country, city lawmakers voted Wednesday to make businesses provide the benefit to an estimated 1 million workers […]

05/08/2013

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Large-capacity ammo magazines to be illegal in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Possessing large-capacity ammunition magazines would be illegal in Los Angeles under an ordinance approved today by a City Council committee.

04/26/2013

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NYC proposes raising age for cigarette purchases

NEW YORK (AP) — No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation’s largest city.

04/22/2013

Mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel.

Garcetti, Greuel seek to draw contrasts in debate

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Councilman Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel faced off tonight in their first debate of the mayoral runoff campaign, with each seeking to take unique stances on topics ranging from improving the quality of education to fixing city streets.

04/12/2013

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Eric Garcetti talks endorsements and upcoming debate

Eric Garcetti has won endorsements from City Council’s black members Bernard Parks, Jan Perry and Herb Wesson. He has touched on issues that resonate with many black Angelenos.

04/11/2013

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Waters adds endorsement to Greuel campaign

Maxine Waters is the latest in a succession of prominent African Americans in L.A. politics to take sides in the May 21 runoff between city controller Wendy Greuel and city councilman Eric Garcetti. Listen as Greuel talks with L.A.’s Morning News about the endorsement.

04/09/2013

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