Presidential Election Locally by the Numbers

During the November presidential election, Los Angeles City Council District 4 (CD4) had a voter turnout of 47%, which bested Los Angeles County’s turnout of 42%, according to an analysis by the Los Feliz...

[ELECTION 2016] Becerra vs. Edwards

The race for U.S. House Rep. California District 34 is between incumbent Democrat Xavier Becerra and Democratic challenger Adrienne Nicole Edwards. District 34 encompasses much of Eastern Los Angeles and Downtown, but extends as...

Scaled Back Gehry Project Clears 2nd Hurdle

A Frank Gehry-designed residential and commercial complex at 8150 Sunset Boulevard is heading to the Los Angeles City Council for a final vote next week after a council subcommittee voted tonight to approve the...

Council member’s Father Dies of Heart Attack

Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu’s father died today of a heart attack, according to Estevan Montemayor, Ryu’s press secretary, and the councilmember will be traveling to South Korea tomorrow to attend funeral services. According...

An Elevated LACMA Spawns Many Questions

MID-WILSHIRE—The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has only recently begun the multi-year approval process necessary to make their $600 million proposed new building on Wilshire Boulevard a reality, but already, surrounding neighbors...

City to Begin Enforcing Encampment Ordinance

(LOS ANGELES) Teams of police officers, outreach workers and city sanitation workers are ready to respond to complaints about homeless encampments around Los Angeles, city leaders and law enforcement officials announced today. The Homeless...

City Agency to Release Contents of LaBonge Computers

The city’s Information Technology Agency will be turning over documents from the computer hard drives of former Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge and his staff next week to current councilmember David Ryu, according...

Not Vote Trading But Definitely Something

A popular notion amongst the online blogging community is that the Los Angeles City Council engages in what is called “vote trading,” the illegal activity where a councilmember promises a “yes” vote on a...