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Will Los Angeles Sever 'Sister City' Ties to Anti-Gay St. Petersburg, Russia?

Karen Ocamb | Posted 09.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Karen Ocamb

The severing or even suspension of ties to St. Petersburg by the City of Los Angeles would send a resounding message of support for LGBT human rights from the ninth most economically powerful city in the world that other cities could use as cover to also sever ties.

WHOA: Former Opponents Considering Unusual Partnership

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 08.04.2013 | Los Angeles

Even with this aspect of their political life over, the five Los Angeles City Council members leaving office on June 30 say they expect to remain invo...

Friday Talking Points -- Pivoting To Other News

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Some weeks, not much happens in political news, and other weeks it seems like almost too much happens. This was one of the latter types of week.

Lawmaker: 'Medical Marijuana Saved My Life'

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.23.2013 | Los Angeles

L.A. Councilman Bill Rosendahl's cancer is in remission -- and he credits medical marijuana for this. Wednesday, in a blog post on The Huffington Post...

Bill Rosendahl: Cancer Is An 'Obstacle,' But I'm A Fighter & Survivor

Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

Two weeks after penning an intimate blog post about his cancer diagnosis, city councilman Bill Rosendahl has another message for Los Angeles: thank yo...

VENICE SMACKDOWN: LA City Council Votes To Restrict What Boardwalk Vendors Can Sell

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.14.2011 | Los Angeles

California has hundreds of beautiful beaches along its coast. But the beach is not why most of the 16 million annual visitors to Venice Beach come to ...

It's a Tremor, Not a Quake. Yet.

Tom Hayden | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Tom Hayden

The Occupy Wall Street movement is barely born and the mainstream media is already in the delivery room... The newborn movement needs breathing space.

Lessons From Brooklyn for the LADOT

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Joel Epstein

New York under Bloomberg and his DOT is remaking itself into a city known for its parks, open space and complete streets philosophy that recognizes the role the roads play for drivers, buses, pedestrians and bikers.

Developer Promises Zero Risk For LA In Downtown Stadium

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — City negotiators on a deal to build an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles told council members Wednesday that they're convinced t...

LIVEBLOG: Public Hearing On Potential New NFL Stadium

thecitymaven.com | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

Live Blog: Farmers Field Hearing...

Downtown LA Stadium Seems Like A 'Foregone Conclusion'

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Alice M. Walton | Posted 08.30.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton The Los Angeles City Council committee tasked with vetting plans for a $1 billion professi...

The LA City Council Talks Too Much

Joel Epstein | Posted 08.10.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The LA City Council and needs to stop talking and start acting on the Wilshire bus rapid transit project.

A Family That Lives Together, Stays Together

Joel John Roberts | Posted 07.23.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a community to end a family's homelessness. Neighborhoods can work together to help people get into permanent housing.

Fire! Call 911. Then Wait. Wait More.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.16.2011 | Los Angeles
Alan W. Silberberg

From tiny Ann Arbor, Michigan to LA, firefighters are under attack from the budget knife. This has already led to several fires that burned far longer and where people have been hurt or killed.

VIDEO: Uniformed LA Officers Appear In A Porn Film

2011-03-27-Screenshot20110327at9.11.56AM.jpeg | KTLA News | Posted 06.30.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A city councilman has expressed public outrage over allegations that two traffic officers shot a porn film while on duty. Cou...

Taxpayers On The Hook?

Bloomberg | Christopher Palmeri and Andy Fixmer | Posted 05.30.2011 | Los Angeles

Billionaire Philip Anschutz's plan to build a football stadium and convention-center addition in downtown Los Angeles offers the city a financial guar...

ALL OF THE LIGHTS

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to throw its support behind an elaborate package of new flashing signs, illuminated graphics and moving tex...

Showing Some Political Backbone for the Wilshire Boulevard BRT

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Next to the spontaneous uprisings against illegitimate regimes in Tunisia and Egypt, as a news story, the Wilshire bus rapid transit (BRT) project pal...

West Hollywood Obama Supporters Woo Clintonites

Tina Chong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tina Chong

Obama supporters rallied Clinton partisans at the West Hollywood L.A. Pride Parade. Reactions were mixed. He's got a "magical quality," said one Obama supporter, sure that nthe Clintonites would come around.