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L.A. can pay for the Olympics — but not to improve a dangerous Hollywood intersection?

To the editor: I don’t get it. How can the Los Angeles City Council continue to approve “financial packages” for hotel and residential developers, contemplate wooing Amazon to build its second headquarters here and pay for the 2028 Olympics when residents can’t be guaranteed basic services such...

San Diego council weighs whether to allow marijuana grows

The city council in San Diego is considering whether to OK marijuana cultivation locally once new state laws allowing recreational use take effect next year. The Los Angeles Times reports … Click to Continue »

Los Angeles considers new protections for immigrants in wake of DACA Decision

(KTLA) A Los Angeles City Council committee is considering new protections for immigrants after the Trump administration announced plans earlier this week to end the DACA program. Lauren Lyster reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Sept. 7, 2017. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

City Council members seek to label L.A. a 'sanctuary' for immigrants

Los Angeles City Council members Herb Wesson and Gil Cedillo plan to unveil a motion Friday to declare the city a “sanctuary” for immigrants, a move that comes after city leaders resisted formally using the term despite pressure from local immigration groups. Wesson and Cedillo said they’re acting...

Christopher Columbus And The Falsification Of History

Authored by Antonius Aquinas, The Los Angeles City Council’s recent, crazed decision to replace Christopher Columbus Day with one celebrating “indigenous peoples” can be traced to the falsification of history and denigration of European...Show More Summary

What Christopher Columbus achieved was momentous. He deserves a holiday.

To the editor: The decision by the Los Angeles City Council to remove any mention of Christopher Columbus from the Oct. 12 employee holiday is both an overreach of political correctness and also a failure to see the big picture. (“L.A. City Council replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples...

L.A. Officially Replaces Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples Day—We Now Wait on the Rest of the U.S. to Catch Up

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

In a move that is one small step toward making amends to the indigenous community, the Los Angeles City Council has officially replaced Columbus Day on the city's calendar with Indigenous Peoples Day. Naturally, not everyone's on the same page about this. sigh

WashPost Likens End of Columbus Day in Los Angeles To 'Toppled' Confederate Statue

Samantha Schmidt's Thursday item for The Washington Post played up how the Los Angeles City Council voted on Wednesday to rename Columbus Day as "Indigenous Peoples Day." Schmidt boosted a wild statement from the proposal's sponsor,Show More Summary

Los Angeles City Council Votes to Change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Paid Holiday

Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. It will be a paid holiday. ABC7 reported: The Los Angeles City Council voted on Wednesday to replace the Columbus Day holiday with Indigenous Peoples Day. Show More Summary

LA votes to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day

The City Council has voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day as an official Los Angeles holiday. Councilmembers voted 14-1 to make the second Monday in October a … Click to Continue »

A Bit of Progress

The Los Angeles City Council voted today to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. GOOD. Prayer and ceremony held inside city hall in support of council recognizing #IndigenousPeoplesDay in lieu of #ColumbusDay. @KABCRadio pic.twitter.com/q02ZTfHtZO — James Rojas (@JamesRojasKABC) August 30, 2017

GOODNIGHT, WESTERN CIVILIZATION– IT’S BEEN FUN! LA City Council just voted 14-1 to replace Columbu…

GOODNIGHT, WESTERN CIVILIZATION– IT’S BEEN FUN! LA City Council just voted 14-1 to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day as municipal holiday. The city of Los Angeles will now join Oberlin, Ohio and other progressive areas in the country by no longer observing Columbus Day.    

L.A. City Council replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day on city calendar

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to eliminate Columbus Day from the city calendar, siding with activists who viewed the explorer as a symbol of genocide for native peoples. Over the objections of Italian American civic groups, the council made the second Monday in October a day in L.A....

L.A. decides to roll back its ban on 'ultracompact' guns

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to end a longstanding ban on the sale of “ultracompact” firearms, rolling back the rule in the face of legal threats from gun rights groups. The ban on palm-size guns was first imposed more than a decade and a half ago. It was championed by City Atty....

Council committee backs new construction fee to aid affordable housing

A key Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday backed a plan for a new fee on the construction of single-family homes, offices, apartments and other developments, with the funds going to pay for affordable housing. The linkage fee backed by the Planning and Land Use Management Committee would...

11-mile Los Angeles River restoration could move forward this fall

Early design and engineering to tear out concrete could begin in October A major restoration of 11 miles of the Los Angeles River is on the cusp of taking a leap forward. Tomorrow, the City Council’s Arts, Entertainment, Parks and River Committee will consider an agreement between the city and the U.S. Show More Summary

Seven-story hotel greenlighted for Koreatown

Some residents said the project should have been housing A new hotel with 110 guest rooms is heading for Koreatown after the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved the project Wednesday. The seven-story structure will replace a surface parking lot on Harvard Boulevard, just south of Wilshire Boulevard. Show More Summary

Hollywood Sears development inches forward with traffic study

The project would hold 375 residential units and nearly 265,000 square feet of retail A big, slow-moving Hollywood project is taking a step forward. The Los Angeles City Council approved funding Monday to conduct a traffic study forShow More Summary

LA parking tickets: Proposed pilot program could reduce street sweeping citations

It will start in Woodland Hills and West LA, but could expand to the whole city Los Angeles drivers may soon find it a bit easier to avoid parking tickets on street sweeping days. On Wednesday, the city council’s Public Works and Gang...Show More Summary

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