L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon spoke as a father, praising his daughter Andrea Alarcon's decision to step down from her $130,000-a-year post as Board of Public Works president and focus on her sobriety.
A Los Angeles City Council committee unanimously approved the proposal from Councilman Richard Alarcon. The ID card would include a resident’s photograph, full name, address, date of birth and details on height, weight, and hair and eye color. Show More Summary
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is endorsing City Councilman Richard Alarcon's bid to win a seat in the Assembly, calling his longtime political ally and friend a "fierce champion for the residents of the Northeast San Fernando Valley."
Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes Alarcon, were ordered today to stand trial on charges the couple committed perjury and voter fraud. The charges stem from allegations the couple lived outside the district the councilman represents and lied about their address. [ more › ]
A, L.A. judge ruled Tuesday that City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife should face trial on voter fraud and perjury charges.
A decision on whether L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon will face trial on multiple voter fraud and perjury charges is expected to come Tuesday as his preliminary hearing wraps up.
Prosecutors with Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley's office filed misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges against a deputy to Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon who authorities say struck and killed a pedestrian while driving a city car earlier this year.
The office of City Councilman Richard Alarcon released a statement this morning repeating that Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon, are not guilty of the voter fraud and perjury charges filed yesterday by District Attorney Steve Cooley.
Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora, have pleaded not guilty this morning to re-filed charges of perjury and fraud, stemming from allegations the couple lived outside the district he represents and lied about his address. [ more › ]
District Attorney Steve Cooley filed perjury and fraud charges against City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon today—the exact same charges that a Superior Court judge threw out just hours earlier today. [ more › ]
Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon said he is happy that the perjury and voter fraud case against him and his wife was dismissed.
Superior Court judge Kathleen Kennedy dismissed the DA's two-year-old perjury and voter fraud case against City Councilwoman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon, saying the prosecution failed to present evidence to the grand jury that undercut its case. Prosecutors indicated they would refile the charges.
A high-profile perjury and voter fraud case against Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife was dismissed by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, but prosecutors may refile.
A judge in the residency case against Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon raised questions Friday about whether a grand jury was properly informed of evidence submitted by the lawmaker, attorneys for both sides said.
The City Administrative Officer (CAO) of the City of Los Angeles is proposing that Councilman Richard Alarcon's Responsible Banking Ordinance (RBO) be altered and adopted...
Occupy LA has enjoyed a special rapport with the police, city officials and the city council. They went to Councilman Richard Alarcon before they started their solidarity demonstration at City Hall. Alarcon was so inspired by his constituent's protest, he wrote the following three-page resolution. Show More Summary
Councilman Richard Alarcon introduced a resolution to support the protesters, and, with the seconding of several other councilmembers, the resolution will be voted on early next week. Additionally, Alarcon has asked Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to issue an Executive Order that will allow the protesters to remain outside City Hall for the duration. [ more › ]
"Of the 377 homes bought so far by the city, less than 9% are in the San Fernando Valley, according to a list of the properties supplied by the city's Housing Department. Those numbers trouble City Councilman Richard Alarcon, whose northeast Valley district has the largest number of single-family homes to fall into foreclosure in Los Angeles."
The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission has cleared Councilman Richard Alarcon in an investigation focused on a traffic-reduction proposal that could have benefited his wife. Heather Holt, the agency's newly named executive director, sent a letter earlier this month saying...
Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon may have spent much of the past year fending off a grand jury indictment accusing him of perjury and voter fraud, but that hasn't stopped him from eyeing a bid for a state Assembly seat.