Eric Garcetti triumphs in the LA mayoral race (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty) It’s official: Eric Garcetti has won the race for Los Angeles mayor over Wendy Greuel, who conceded this morning. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Garcetti earned 54 percent of the votes and Greuel had 46 percent, ABC News reports. Garcetti is both [...]
The City of Los Angeles is proposing to adopt and implement an ordinance to ban single-use plastic carryout bags, charge a fee on paper bags, and promote the use of reusable bags at specified retailers in the City of Los Angeles. The Final EIR is available at City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation, 1149 S. [...]
L.A. full of roads to ruin for cars The city gives its road network an average grade of C. But a Times analysis finds wide disparities, and they’re not driven by wealth or political power. Explore pavement quality ratings for each of the 68,000 street segments in L.A., graded from A to F. From the [...]
The Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council has invited all candidates for the L.A. City Council District 6 election to a candidates forum during our regular meeting on Wednesday, May 1st. The Candidate Forum will be held at the beginning of the meeting. Each candidate will have an opportunity to tell us why they deserve our [...]
The 279 candidates for MyLA2050 are vying for a piece of a $1 million pot that aims to underwrite 10 of the best ideas for changing life here for the better.
It’s crowdsourcing with a conscience. And to scroll through the entries is to peer into the idealistic, entrepreneurial, only-in-L.A. psyche of a metropolis in transition.n
In a city the size of Los Angeles, one of the fastest routes to City Hall is the internet. In the time it takes to find your car keys, you can be online and communicating with the Mayor and the City Council. Effective Neighborhood Council advocates typically know three things; they know the issue, they [...]
Click here for the questions with answers and the regional budget powerpoint results. Additionally, the Citywide results are posted at budget.lacity.org.