Developer to Chair Sister Cities of LA

  LOS ANGELES–Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed real estate developer Tom Gilmore as Chairman of Sister Cities of Los Angeles as prescribed by the organization’s bylaws. Outgoing Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom...

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...

LaBonge Receives This Time, Instead of Gives

  LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti with local officials and community members celebrated the career of outgoing city councilmember Tom Labonge this morning in Los Angeles city council chambers in front of a...

Fire Dept. Months, Years Behind on Safety Inspections

LOS ANGELES–The Los Angeles Fire Dept. has fallen months and even years behind on safety inspections at thousands of large apartment buildings, schools, hotels, churches and other structures that it considers the greatest risks...

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...