City Council

August 10, 2019 - 9:49 am
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California city has denied a request to hold a so-called Straight Pride rally at a park. Modesto city officials on Friday denied an application by the National Straight Pride Coalition for an Aug. 24 event at Graceada Park. Organizer Don Grundmann had estimated 500...
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July 11, 2019 - 3:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Despite vocal objections from unionized dockworkers and a recent City Council veto, the Los Angeles Harbor Commission today again approved a permit allowing electric-powered automated cargo handlers to be installed by the port's largest operator. Now, the #HarborCommission...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:13 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council today doled out millions of dollars for various homeless services projects, including a temporary bridge housing facility in San Pedro and improved access to restrooms and showers for people living on Skid Row. The council voted unanimously to allocate...
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April 04, 2019 - 3:56 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The Long Beach City Council is stepping up efforts to help relieve the pain of rising rents. Wednesday the council passed an ordinance that would require landlords to pay money for relocation to displaced tenants. Chancela al-Mansour, executive director of the Housing Rights Center...
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February 26, 2019 - 10:36 am
LOS ANGELES - With hundreds of illegal marijuana shops continuing to operate in Los Angeles, the City Council today will consider a plan aimed at cracking down on the businesses by shutting off their utilities. The idea of shutting off water and power at illegal pot shops was proposed last year by...
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USA Today
February 08, 2019 - 7:08 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles City Council is set to consider a resolution today that would declare Los Angeles a "city of sanctuary" for immigrants, although it would be non-binding and not change any city laws. The resolution was passed by the Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights, & Equity...
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Los Angeles Street Car
August 14, 2018 - 5:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS/KNX 1070) - A funding plan to build, operate and maintain the Los Angeles Streetcar Project for 30 years was approved by a City Council committee. The four-mile streetcar would travel through key parts of downtown and could be funded through a combination of federal grants, county...
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USA Today
June 28, 2018 - 9:14 am
(CBS News) - Voters in Google's (GOOG) Silicon Valley hometown will decide whether the search engine leader and other tech companies should help pay for the traffic congestion and other headaches resulting from mushrooming workforces. The City Council in Mountain View, California, voted Tuesday to...
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