The polls are now closed in Los Angeles’ municipal primary election, and campaigns across the city are awaiting the first wave of results from the city clerk’s office.
To the editor: I thank The Times for opposing this ill-considered measure by the city of Los Angeles to allow homeless people's belongings to be seized after 24 hours. ("Council proposal to declutter L.A. should be rejected," editorial, Feb. 26)
Good news for dog lovers in Cincinnati, especially those who are fans of Pit Bulls: While the City Council is indeed passing new laws governing "vicious" dogs, they have decided to reject breed-specific legislation. The new reforms were...Show More Summary
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As City Council hears tonight from a list of 120 speakers on a contentious LGBT non-discrimination ordinance proposal, anti-LGBT activists are confronting transgender people attempting to use Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government...Show More Summary
Just six weeks after the Seattle City Council took up expanded car sharing in the city, Car2Go has announced an additional 250 cars and an expanded service area that finally brings service to the entire City of Seattle. From the press release: “Since our launch in 2012, car2go’s unique point-to-point service has seen rapid adoption […]
The Charlotte City Council voted 5-6 not to protect LGBT people from discrimination. The post Charlotte Rejects LGBT Protections After Heated Debate appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Polls opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday for city council and school board elections in Los Angeles and 15 other municipalities across the region. Polls will remain open until 8 p.m.
After hours of contentious debate, much of it centered around the use of bathrooms by transgender citizens, the Charlotte, North Carolina City Council voted down several LGBT non-discrimination ordinances, the Charlotte Observer reports: Before the final vote, council members had...
RELATED: In the clip below the Charlotte Observer recaps some of tonight's most virulently anti-gay speakers including Pastor Flip Benham. Also featured in the clip is Richard Pope, the douchecanoe who began the day by brandishing the below sign outside of the building.
Check out the sign that was prominently displayed behind the official speakers at tonight's ridiculous "Don't Do It Charlotte" rally: But yeah, go ahead and tell us again how this is all about "religious freedom" and how you're the victims,...
The public portion of the debate over Charlotte's LGBT non-discrimination ordinance is underway. The Benham Brothers are in attendance. Watch HERE.
Watch it here. The vote is expected to be very close and the chamber is standing-room only with supporters from both sides well represented.
Yes, West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran had sex with the man he later hired as his council deputy, he said Monday.
Members of a campaign called Safety Beyond Policing, at City Hall on Thursday denounced City Council's plan to put $97 million towards increasing the NYPD headcount by 1000 officers. The NYPD currently has approximately 34,500 uniformed personnel. Show More Summary
A renewed focus has been cast on the future of the city of Chicago with a mayoral runoff election set for April 7. One of the most important issues facing the city, says Marisa Novara of the Metropolitan Planning Council, is how to address...Show More Summary
Some LA City Council, some U.S. Senate, some Republican state convention and more.
By Hal Dardick and John Byrne, Chicago Tribune Just as deep-pocketed business leaders are contributing cash to help Mayor Rahm Emanuel maintain a City Council that backs his agenda, major unions are doling out dollars to try to reshape a council more to their liking.
Selling to the middle-class shopper has rarely been so tough for mass-market retailers. In an unprecedented show of strength, the city's tech firms helped pace an 8.4% rise in the total square... To view the full story, click the title link.
Opposition council snubs UN envoy Staffan de Mistura's proposal for a six-week ceasefire in northern Syrian city.
In reaction to allegations that Los Angeles City Council candidate Tomas O'Grady blurred the lines between his nonprofit and his campaign, several former interns and current contractors said they have not personally seen any improper mixing between the two organizations.