Nov. 30 | LA Times
Victor Gordo, attorney with the Coalition of L.A. City Unions, said he is sure that Santana did “what he personally believed was the right thing.” But he also argued that some of Santana’s financial recommendations did not work as planned.
Nov. 30 | NBC Southern California
The Los Angeles City Council set into motion Wednesday the initial stages of a $1.4 billion plan to repair a backlog of broken sidewalks that will allow the city to turn over the responsibility of future upkeep to property owners.
Nov. 30 | KPCC
An ordinance to "ban the box" asking about job applicants' criminal histories on application forms was approved by the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday. It applies to L.A. businesses with 10 or more employees, as well as city contractors, and it could impact hundreds of thousands of people in L.A., according to Councilman Curren Price.
Nov. 29 | Curbed Los Angeles
Plans for a new streetcar system servicing Downtown Los Angeles keep chugging right along, with the LA City Council unanimously certifying the project’s environmental impact report at its Tuesday meeting.
Nov. 22 | LA Times
The building boom that has transformed downtown over the last decade pushed farther south Tuesday, with the Los Angeles City Council approving a $1.2-billion residential, hotel and retail project below the 10 Freeway in the city’s historic South Central core.
Nov. 21 | LA Times
A Times analysis of precinct data found a surge of voter support for transit spending across the county, even in areas far from the urban core where transit service is less frequent and more residents drive, and in communities that are not slated to receive highway or rail projects.
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