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LA seniors could lose meal services due to government shutdown

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Meals services and other resources for Los Angeles’ senior citizens would lose funding if the government shutdown continues beyond November, officials said today. The city’s Department of Aging runs multipurpose senior […]

10/04/2013

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$50,000 reward offered for info in Van Nuys hit-and-run

VAN NUYS (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a $50,000 reward today for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the hit-and-run driver responsible for the death of an 84-year-old pedestrian […]

10/04/2013

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LA council approves new ordinances for valet parking operators

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Valet parking operators will pay $314 for a permit and attendants pay $70, according to an ordinance approved by the Los Angeles City Council aimed at regulating curbside parking services. The […]

10/01/2013

Homeless camps to be cleared

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today took steps to clear out homeless encampments in the vicinity of the Tujunga Wash. The camps pose a threat to water quality and the public […]

09/24/2013

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LA councilman wants police to wear cameras

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander wants the police department to begin testing out cameras they can wear on their bodies. Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff last week touched off discussion about […]

09/17/2013

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2 Los Angeles councilmen urge ban on fracking

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles City Council members are urging a ban of the hydraulic fracturing of underground rock formations to reach oil reserves because of environmental risks. The Los Angeles Times […]

09/04/2013

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LA City Council allows parking at broken meters

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council voted today to rescind the city’s policy of ticketing vehicles parked next to broken meters. The council voted 13-0 to rescind the policy and to revisit […]

07/31/2013

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LA council approves Hollywood towers project

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A controversial project that would change the Hollywood skyline by constructing two high-rises has been approved by the Los Angeles City Council. The so-called Millennium Hollywood project envisions two towers of […]

07/24/2013

Demonstrators march holding a cut-out of Trayvon Martin during a protest against the acquittal of George Zimmerman, neighborhood watch captain who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo)

Protests in LA over Zimmerman acquittal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With a “prayer rally” planned for tonight in the aftermath of George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, local civil rights activists and other leaders urged […]

07/15/2013

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LA council moves to regulate ride-sharing apps

. LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council’s Transportation Committee has approved a motion to begin regulating smartphone-driven ride-sharing services that taxi companies say are cutting into their business. The move comes a […]

06/26/2013

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