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Los Angeles mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez is now getting into the thick of a brewing scandal involving rival Eric Garcetti, who L.A. Weekly reported owned stock in Clear Channel Communications while at the same time ... More >>
Councilman Eric Garcetti long ago conceded that he made a mistake when he voted for a legal settlement that allowed Clear Channel Outdoor and CBS Outdoor to erect 420 digital billboards apiece across the city.The vote was one of the bigger debacles of Garcetti's reign as city council president. Resi ... More >>
L.A. TacoObey the politicians: See our billboard blight, buy our products. Screw beauty. Forget art. L.A. Taco, that lover of street art, blogged a few hours ago about Los Angeles artist SABER's fantastic skywriting protest over City Hall this morning to protest the Los Angeles City Council' ... More >>
This billboard is legal. We just like it.Updated after the jump with the billboard company saying it has cooperated with the city and is "outraged" by this suit.
City prosecutors slapped a advertising company and 19 landlords with a lawsuit today for allegedly putting up illegal supergraphic ... More >>
A heated hearing unfolded earlier today before the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, which wants to create yet another complicated, exception-filled plan to try to control street clutter in Los Angeles, the capital of the illegal billboard industry.Details of today's hearing will come from ace r ... More >>
As the March primary election nears, L.A. mayoral candidate Walter Moore is taking some heat from bloggers who are questioning his day job. Moore, who is running for the big spot for the second time, is an attorney with Richard Hamlin Attorneys. The problem? The Los Angeles-based law firm, which spe ... More >>
After yesterday's packed and contentious planning commission meeting that was held to argue proposed changes to Los Angeles' exception-filled outdoor sign regulations, questions remain about the fate of 11 "sign districts" to be considered by City Hall. A long-awaited report by the Planning Departme ... More >>
Last week, attorneys for World Wide Rush filed a motion in federal court asking a judge to permanently block the city from prosecuting building owners who allow “supergraphics” signs on their buildings.
The motion was filed after the city began enforcing its sign ordinance against the owners o ... More >>