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Some LAPD officers to receive raises under legal settlement

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – About 1,000 police officers who were hired over the past five years will receive salary increases under a legal settlement approved by the Los Angeles City Council today. The affected officers […]


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LA Council members put street repair plan, tax hike on hold

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles’ backlog of broken streets will have to wait, with Los Angeles City Council members saying today that an effort to repair 8,200 miles of deteriorating city streets has reached […]


LA establishes commission to review health services

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The City Council agreed today to create a commission to examine the health needs of the city and the county’s handling of public health issues, preempting the need for a multimillion-dollar […]


LA councilman aide arrested on robbery charges

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An aide to Los Angeles Councilman Bernard Parks was working at home today after being arrested in connection with an attempted robbery at a Hesperia smoke shop, according to media reports. […]


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E-cigarette ‘vaping’ ban takes effect at midnight

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – E-cigarette users in the city of Los Angeles will be relegated to the ranks of tobacco smokers come midnight, when a ban on e- cigarette use at bars, restaurants and other […]


Skid Row in Los Angeles

Nearly $4m cleanup plan proposed for LA’s skid row

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles official is proposing a nearly $4 million cleanup for skid row that would give the homeless more access to bathrooms and places to store their belongings. The Los […]


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LA City Council to stop Jay-Z music festival

LOS ANGELES (CNS) –  Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wants his colleagues to put the brakes on rapper Jay-Z’s planned two-day music festival planned for  Grand Park in late August. Huizar says his office, […]


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LA City Council OKs rewards in ‘swatting’ cases

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council gave final approval today to an ordinance  allowing the city to offer rewards in “swatting” pranks in which people make phony reports to draw SWAT officers […]


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LA city council investigates DWP billing snafu

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Several Los Angeles City Council members today sought answers as to why thousands of Department of Water and Power customers received inaccurate utility bills following a $59 million overhaul to the […]


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LA council reaffirms support for NFL team

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has reaffirmed support for efforts to bring an NFL team to the nation’s second-largest city. Tossing a football and sports lingo around the council chamber, […]




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