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June 12 | L.A. Times

The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach signed an agreement Monday directing the nation's largest port complex to reduce air pollution by moving toward zero-emission trucks and yard equipment.

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June 13 | SoCal Patch

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday tentatively approved an ordinance to grant tax relief to city farmers and encourage them to transform empty lots into urban farms.

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June 12 | Forbes

These are unusual times, and unusual times call for unusual measures. That's no less true for the International Olympic Committee, which voted last week to award two consecutive summer games at once instead of at the usual four-year interval. The result: Paris and Los Angeles will host the games in 2024 and 2028, probably in that order.

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June 12 | L.A. Times

A statewide apartment owners association has filed a lawsuit accusing the city of Los Angeles of illegally setting trash pickup rates.

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June 7 | L.A. Daily News

A comprehensive $5.5 billion plan aimed at reducing auto traffic and congestion at Los Angeles International Airport was approved Tuesday by the City Council.

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May 31 | ABC7.com

Paris would host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Los Angeles would get the 2028 Games under a deal gaining momentum in the International Olympic Committee, according to a published report.

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May 30 | L.A. Daily News

Los Angeles city firefighters were short at least two helicopters Sunday and had to scramble to respond to a pair of brush fires that flared up at almost the same time and at least 20 miles apart, city officials said Tuesday.

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May 24 | L.A. Times

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday agreed to settle lawsuits brought by Culver City and Inglewood that alleged the potential environmental impacts of modernization projects at Los Angeles International Airport were not properly evaluated.

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May 26 | L.A. Times

Los Angeles street services crews have begun slathering a new light gray coating on some boring old black asphalt streets. They’re not just changing the color scheme. The city is testing whether so-called cool pavements can lower the temperature in the surrounding area and help counter the effects of global warming.

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