It looks like you'll get to vote on at least two initiatives that seek to regulate L.A.'s booming medical marijuana business.
The L.A. City Council today gave its initial approval to to competing measures that aim to place some kind of rules around the pot shop industry. One of the two would elimin ... More >>
By now it's common knowledge that Los Angeles City Council members love their perks and holidays. Just read the L.A. Weekly cover story "Los Angeles on $300,00 a Year." But now they're taking time off from dealing with important city business -- it's officially called a "recess" -- for a major confe ... More >>
Alice Walton (a.k.a. The City Maven) reminded us that Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa continues living on his own planet these days, discussing with a radio host in Iowa how he may or may not run for U.S. president in 2016.
With only nine months or so until he leaves office in 2013, Villara ... More >>
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There was never a doubt in anyone's mind that the L.A. City Council, completely obsessed with the idea of integrating an NFL stadium into the L.A. Live complex downtown, would approve the Anshcutz Enter ... More >>
See our updates, including a hail-Mary proposal to save some dispensaries, at the bottom.
The L.A. City Council today voted to put an end to the city's infamous and numerous marijuana dispensaries, citing neighborhood concerns and court rulings that have questioned a city's right to regulate the re ... More >>