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Topic - Los Angeles City Council
The Los Angeles City Council has reaffirmed its support for efforts to bring an NFL team to the nation's second-largest city.
D.C. lawmakers on Tuesday signaled they will lower fines for speeders and other scofflaws caught by traffic cameras even as the city expands the program across the city — a trade-off that reflects the fragile business of letting machines issue tickets instead of live officers.
The Los Angeles City Council reversed course Tuesday and repealed a ban on pot shops that it passed just two months ago to shutter hundreds of medical marijuana storefronts.
Tom Hanks, Jay Leno, Holly Robinson Peete, Loretta Devine and Stevie Wonder were among those who helped celebrate the life of Michael Clarke Duncan during a nearly four-hour memorial service marked by heartfelt speeches, rousing gospel performances and photos of the always-smiling actor.
An early-morning blast leveled a two-story house in a rural part of western New York on Tuesday, killing a 14-year-old girl and injuring her parents and two siblings, authorities said.
Actors in adult movies filmed in Los Angeles will be required to use condoms under an ordinance signed into law by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and porn industry leaders say the regulation could lead them to abandon the nation's porn capital.
Some of the most prominent purveyors of porn say they'll start packing up their sex toys and abandoning the nation's Porn Capital if authorities really do carry through with a nascent effort to police their movie sets and order that every actor be outfitted with a condom.
The Los Angeles City Council is poised to give its final approval to a controversial ordinance that would require actors in adult films to use condoms.
The Los Angeles City Council has given final approval to an ordinance requiring adult film actors to use condoms.
Actors in adult movies filmed in the nation's Porn Capital would be required to use condoms under an ordinance granted final approval Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council.
Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti has made a return appearance on TNT's "The Closer," as the fictional mayor of Los Angeles.
The score after two 2011 special congressional elections: Democrats 2, Republicans 0. But Republicans have a chance to even the score with two more special elections, both scheduled for Sept. 13.
The hot issue of Tuesday's special runoff election for an open House seat in Los Angeles isn't the economy, immigration or Medicaid — it's gangs, thanks to what may be the most jaw-dropping political attack ad ever run.
Coastal California is Democratic turf, where the party often rolls up landslide victories for its candidates.
Los Angeles City Council members have voted to form a working group to hold discussions with the developers behind a proposed downtown pro football stadium and to order an independent report on the plan's financial details.