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A proposal to increase trash
fees by 30 percent, which Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says is necessary
to balance the city’s budget, will go before the Los Angeles City
Los Angeles Unified School District officials are
considering asking voters to approve a $7 billion bond measure in
November, more than twice as big as previously discussed and nearly
half of it set aside for unspecified future projects.
While still opposing pressure to get tough on illegal immigrant gang members, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday proposed
hiring six contractors at $500,000 each to manage gang-prevention programs in the city’s
hardest-hit areas – a move designed to reinvent L.A.’s gang strategy,
but one sure to upset nonprofits that had relied on city contracts for
The California legislature took time out from the state budget crisis
to pass a bill giving California pet owners the right to set up a
legally enforceable trust to care for dogs, cats, horses or other animal
The City Council is scheduled to consider a moratorium today on new fast food restaurants in South Los Angeles.The proposal by Councilwoman Jan Perry would cover a
32-square-mile area, for one year, with two possible six-month
Home prices in Los Angeles continued their historic decline in May,
falling 24.5% from year-earlier levels, according to the widely watched
Case-Shiller index of home values.
The joint city-county board overseeing the much-delayed, $3-billion
Grand Avenue project established financial penalties Monday that the
developer must pay — $250,000 a month — if ground isn’t broken by February. That works out to one-thousandth of one percent of the cost of the project a year.
L.A. County claims state’s dirtiest beaches for 5 years straight.