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May 18 | KPCC

The Los Angeles City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a $9.2 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that calls for millions to cover services such as street and sidewalk repair, homelessness aid and police and fire protection.


May 17 | L.A. Times

Los Angeles voters picked seasoned political veterans in Tuesday’s election, reelecting City Councilman Gil Cedillo and electing Monica Rodriguez to the City Council in races that saw a flood of spending by labor groups.


May 16 | L.A. Daily News

Los Angeles voters Tuesday night were approving the creation of an all-civilian review board for police disciplinary hearings as an alternative to the traditional panel, which consists of two command-level officers and one civilian.


May 16 | L.A. Times

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warned a ballroom full of progressive leaders Tuesday not to get bogged down in “making sure that you win the argument instead of moving progress forward.”


May 10 | NBC News

As Los Angeles prepares to roll out the red carpet for the International Olympic Committee delegation arriving in the city this week, one IOC member mused that the winner of the right to host the 2024 Summer Games must tend to "emotions and making people dream."


May 9 | Glendale News Press

Los Angeles is the focus of a new institute at Occidental College in Eagle Rock.


May 2 | KTLA 5

More than 4 million people now reside in Los Angeles, according to newly released data from a state report.


May 2 | StreetsBlog LA

The Los Angeles City Council is in the midst of deliberations over the city’s fiscal year 2017-2018 budget. Yesterday the city’s budget committee spent nearly two hours discussing the Department of Transportation (LADOT). Councilmembers questioned and pressed LADOT General Manager Seleta Reynolds on numerous topics from speed limits to Vision Zero to bike-share. The committee requested numerous reports to guide further budget decisions.


April 27 | KTLA 5

The union that represents Los Angeles police officers launched a broadside against Mayor Eric Garcetti’s budget on Thursday, warning that the spending plan will divert funds away from neighborhood patrols and to the policing of Metro buses and trains.


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