LA City Council

May 01, 2019 - 9:03 am
After going round and round for the last four years the Los Angeles City Council wants to do something about those popular traffic apps like Waze. At one point, a city council member threatened legal action if Waze and other apps didn't stop sending an exodus of cars onto small Los Angeles side...
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April 16, 2019 - 8:51 am
Leaders in the city of Los Angeles are expected to approve a so-called 'Green New Deal' to tackle climate change at their meeting Tuesday morning. The proposals would set up a special department to coordinate citywide efforts to cut greenhouse gases. City Councilman Paul Koretz tells KNX urgent...
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April 10, 2019 - 8:08 am
The Los Angeles City Council is considering cracking down on flavored tobacco sales to young people. The motion calls for the City Attorney and the Chief Legislative Analyst to study restricting the sale of such products to youth. It cited an FDA report that more than 2 million high school students...
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April 09, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Anyone caught misusing a disabled parking placard in Los Angeles will soon be hit with a stiff penalty. The Los Angeles City Council has approved an ordinance to impose a fine of $1,100 on anyone caught misusing a disabled parking placard. @KNX1070 — Margaret Carrero (@...
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December 12, 2018 - 10:03 am
(KNX 1070) - Nearly $100 million in Los Angeles tax revenue could be approved today for a major expansion project at the Los Angeles Convention Center. AEG, which manages the complex that includes Staples Center and LA Live, has pitched the $1.2 billion project that would include a park and new...
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December 12, 2018 - 8:12 am
(KNX 1070) - Some critics say the City Council's vote to allow faster driving just made Los Angeles a more dangerous place to live. The LA City Council voted Tuesday on plans to increase speed limits on more than 100 miles of streets, mostly in the San Fernando Valley.The decision to raise speed...
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December 11, 2018 - 1:41 pm
(KNX 1070) - After three-and-a-half years of debate, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approves regulations for short-term rentals through Airbnb and other home-sharing platforms. Council unanimously approves home-sharing ordinance. @KNX1070 — Claudia Peschiutta (@...
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December 04, 2018 - 12:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (KNX 1070) - Los Angeles City lawmakers have moved forward a plan to ban all restaurants from giving customers plastic straws - unless they request them. The goal is to have the new law drafted and effective as of April 22, 2019 - Earth Day. The City Council also directed to staff to...
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USA Today
December 04, 2018 - 9:42 am
(KNX 1070) - Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson is looking to run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. He wants to represent the district currently represented by Mark Ridley-Thomas, who is termed-out in two years. Wesson is already soliciting donations. Former City...
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November 29, 2018 - 2:44 pm
(KNX 1070) - A very quirky "decades-old state law" has led the Los Angeles City Council to consider increasing speed limits on more than 100 miles of local roads. The dilemma stems from a California law designed to protect drivers from speed traps, requiring cities to post speed limits that reflect...
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