Metro Funds $11M for DTLA Bikeshare Program

LOS ANGELES–A bikesharing program that will make 1,100 bikes available for short-term use in downtown Los Angeles is set to begin in 2016, under an $11 million contract awarded today by the Los Angeles...

Academy Museum OK’d Despite Lawsuit Threat

LOS ANGELES–The Los Angeles City Council today approved plans for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ $300 million movie museum on the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s campus, despite opposition from neighborhood...

Neighborhood Council Committee Rejects Edinburgh Avenue Project

  BEVERLY GROVE–The Mid City West Neighborhood Council’s Planing and Use Committee voted Tuesday unanimously, with one abstention, against a project planned for 750-756 Edinburgh Avenue and requested the project undergo a full Environmental...

Local Business Owner Bemoans Minimum Wage Increase

  LARCHMONT BOULEVARD—Local Village Pizzeria restaurant owner Steve Cohen said the city’s new minimum wage increase of $15.25 by 2020 which passed May 19th by a Los Angeles City Council vote of 14-1, is...

Garcetti Signs Minimum Wage Increase into Law

LOS ANGELES– Mayor Eric Garcetti today signed the City of Los Angeles’s largest anti-poverty measure into law, increasing the City’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. The law will give a raise to more...

Slush Fund Transfers to Salaries Not Exclusive to CD4

According to Los Angeles City Council motions passed between 2002 and 2011, $2.8 million was transferred from a fund earmarked for infrastructure repair instead to 10 different councilmembers’ offices for the purpose of salaries....

Ryu Stuns Ramsay with Upset CD4 Victory

Long shot candidate David Ryu won Tuesday’s election to replace Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge, according to unofficial results from the Los Angeles City Clerk. Ryu, a community health director and former aide to...