At a forum Tuesday night in Hollywood, nearly a dozen candidates vying to replace termed-out Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge were asked a question: Will you accept campaign contributions from developers?
Los Angeles city leaders gave final approval on Wednesday to a measure that would increase the wages of workers at large hotels to $15.37 an hour, prompting a warning from hotel industry officials they might sue over the “living wage ordinance.” Mayor Eric Garcetti, who pledged last...
As the Los Angeles City Council gave final approval Wednesday to a minimum wage increase for workers in large hotels, opponents of the measure reminded city officials they're not going down without a fight.
Move by Waldo City Council follows a revolt by 5 officers who said they were forced to meet an illegal ticket quota
Composting is great, but should it be mandatory? The Seattle City Council thinks so. Last week all nine councilmembers decided that those who fail to put their banana peels in the right bin will pay a fine. The penalty is $1 for individual...Show More Summary
As a mayoral candidate, Bill de Blasio spoke of correcting the inequities in property taxes. The City Council in April promised a commission to craft a reform. In July Mr. de Blasio's new finance... To view the full story, click the title link.
Discrimination has no place in New York City. The City's Human Rights Law is one of the strongest bodies of civil rights law in the nation, and the City Council and Mayor have taken bold action to update it to address emerging forms of discrimination. Show More Summary
A political fund backing Mayor Rahm Emanuel has added more than $1 million to its war chest to advocate for the mayor, his City Council allies and political positions he supports in the run-up to the 2015 city elections.
Two Colorado Springs City Council members, the director of Mountain Metropolitan Transit and people hoping for restored funding for the bus line sat alongside a handful of regular riders as the large vehicle threaded through the city's core onto Cascade A
In a decision that brought joy to approximately 14,000 people in the summer of 2013, the Glendale City Council decided by a 4-3 vote to approve an arena lease that kept the Phoenix Coyotes from leaving the desert for a new location.Show More Summary
After Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was penalized for "going to the ground" and engaging in an Islamic prayer after returning a Tom Brady interception for a touchdown on Monday Night Football, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) pressured the NFL to "clarify its policies" on "unsportsmanlike conduct" penalties. Show More Summary
The Washougal City Council in Washington state just voted 4-3 to have religious invocations at their meetings, but it didn't happen without a furious debate. The dissenters aren't just a bunch of typical liberals, either:
The first council member to get elected in a competitive race since the Nixon presidency in the small city of Vernon — population about 100 — has died.
PSU Transportation Seminar When: Friday, October 3, 12-1 p.m. Where: Room 204 of the Distance Learning Center Wing of the Urban Center at PSU Speaker: Mohja L. Rhoads, South Bay Cities Council of Governments Topic: Using “big data” for...Show More Summary
Last week, members of the Los Angeles City Council voted to increase the minimum wage for hotel workers within the city to $15.37 per hour by next year. Why? You'd have to ask them.
Courtesy of Sandy Brown Sanford "Sandy" Brown: Cares about gun-control, homelessness, and North Seattle's sidewalk problem. Rumors were certainly circulating, but last week he made it official: Licton Springs resident and Methodist pastor...Show More Summary
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By Katy Grimes, Watchdog Wire The liberal busybodies on the Berkeley City Council are weighing-in again on an issue that has nothing to do with their city: Gerawan Farming in Fresno is in their crosshairs again.
Three urban Honolulu landowners, frustrated and confused about the lack of information on the project will eventually affect them, aired their concerns to the City Council Budget Committee Sept. 18.
Dunwoody Village Parkway Construction Update Public Works has advised that weather permitting, the final paving is scheduled to begin in early October and will last about a week. At that point, the heavy construction will be completed. Show More Summary