Eric Garcetti: Supply-siderCouncilman Eric Garcetti, who is running for mayor, has been pushing for a total repeal of the city's business tax. The tax brings in roughly $425 million every year, and is much loathed by the Chamber of Commerce and other business groups.Because this is municipal gove ... More >>
AEGWhen LA Weekly reporter David Futch showed up at L.A. City Hall this morning for a hearing on Anschutz Entertainment Group's proposed L.A. football stadium, he thought he was in for just another L.A. City Council meeting.
What Futch failed to realize is that, when one attends a meeting on ... More >>
It looks like you'll soon be able to vote on a law that will make life hard for city contractors who give money to city politicians in L.A. Only thing is, the law would give a huge exemption to the biggest pay-for-play contributors in town: Developers.
That's according to our reading of Davi ... More >>
LAPD officers swept through Echo Park Lake yesterday issuing warnings and citations to vendors who refused to leave the sprawling unregulated flea market, according to the Eastsider LA.
"We understand they are trying to make a living," Sgt. Joel Miller of LAPD's Rampart Divison told the Ea ... More >>
Marc AbramsThe L.A. City Council adjourned today in memory of Marc Abrams, the Walking Man of Silver Lake, who died on Wednesday.There has been an outpouring of grief on Facebook. "RIP Silver Lake Walker / Marc Abrams" has been liked 2700 times, and Rico Gagliano of Dinner Party Download has laun ... More >>
On Wednesday, in San Francisco, U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker finally scheduled closing arguments for the Proposition 8 federal trial, which are tentatively set for June 16.Patrick Range McDonaldProposition 8 protester in Westwood in November, 2008.Paul Hogarth, who blogged live from Walker's ... More >>