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L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar speaks at the star ceremony for Pepe Aguilar on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 26, 2012. (Photo by Katy Winn/Invision/AP)

LA city leaders celebrate demolition for Civic Park project

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City leaders today marked the start of demolition that clears the way for construction of a 2-acre city park in a long-abandoned lot next to Los Angeles City Hall. The lot, […]

05/15/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Garcetti talks to KFWB about his budget plan

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti submitted his proposed budget for the fiscal year. The $8.1 billion plan includes money or expanding library hours, hiring more firefighters and code enforcement officers and fixing deteriorated city streets […]

04/15/2014

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the "Let Freedom Ring" ceremony, Aug. 28, 2013, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. (WhiteHouse.gov video still)

Bill Clinton to visit Mayor Garcetti at City Hall

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former President Bill Clinton and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will host a meeting at Los Angeles City Hall to discuss ways of strengthening infrastructure in cities across the country. Public […]

04/03/2014

Sand needed in Port Hueneme due to eroding beaches

PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) — For one California beach city, every grain of sand counts. Port Hueneme, home to a naval base and about 20,000 residents, is starved for sand because Congress has not allocated […]

10/24/2013

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Garcetti tackles L.A.’s potholes

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti took aim at Los Angeles’ perennial pothole problem today, announcing that an asphalt repair truck will be sent twice to every neighborhood over the next year. “Government should […]

07/29/2013

Eric Garcetti

Garcetti requiring top officials to re-apply for jobs

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  Mayor Eric Garcetti began his second week in office today by telling top city officials to reapply for their jobs. Garcetti gathered nearly 40 of the city’s general managers and executive directors, including the […]

07/08/2013

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

Mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel.

Top Los Angeles mayor candidates to meet in runoff

LOS ANGELES (AP) – With all precincts reporting in Los Angeles, two City Hall veterans earned the right to advance to a runoff election to replace outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

03/06/2013

L.A. City Council bracing for major change in membership

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council will undergo a major facelift beginning tomorrow, as voters in eight of the panel’s 15 districts choose representatives from candidate fields as small as two and as large as 12.

03/05/2013

Council expected to repeal L.A. pot shops (audio)

The L.A. City Council is expected to give its final approval today on repealing the ban on storefront pot shops and formally dump its ban on pot shops after advocates collected enough signatures to put […]

10/09/2012

Vandalism at City Hall

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Graffiti was spray-painted on the outside of Los Angeles City Hall overnight. The vandalism was discovered this morning on the west side of the iconic building in downtown Los Angeles, said […]

09/19/2012