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Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian is considering putting a motion before the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in hopes that seven of his colleagues will vote to overturn a decision to replace him on a rail oversight board....
L.A. NOWL.A. County supervisors rejected a measure that would have asked voters to extend term limits so members could serve an additional eight years....
Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday endorsed a proposed ballot measure that would extend a half-cent sales tax for transportation projects by 30 years. Measure R, which was passed by voters in 2008, currently ends in 2039. If voters...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Los Angeles Times, Voting, Don Knabe
Los Angeles TimesSACRAMENTO -- Asking voters to slap a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund cancer research seemed like a cinch in health-crazy California, where lighting up already is banned in bars, public buildings and on many of its golden beaches. But the tobacco...
L.A. NOWWith the U.S. Supreme Court considering whether to overturn President Obama’s signature healthcare law, federal officials announced that nearly $7 million made available by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is being given to a dozen...
As finance director for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Ronald Lederkramer didn't need to do much driving to keep an eye on the stadium's books. But he has charged taxpayers about $7,600 for gasoline since 2008, even for fill-ups near Las Vegas and in...
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, teetering on the brink of financial ruin, approved a controversial deal Monday to surrender day-to-day control of the historic venue to USC. The 8-1 vote would virtually end public stewardship of the 88-year-...
A new city report assails officials in charge of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for failing to impose even basic financial controls, allowing the routine squandering of public money and permitting corruption to take root in "a dysfunctional and risk-...
In a hushed, dark-walled hearing room, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission had gathered for some momentous deliberations, finalizing a plan to turn the 88-year-old, taxpayer-owned stadium over to USC. But first the panel members shut the doors,...
Los Angeles TimesThe company that filmed hard-core sex scenes at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum obtained a permit for the shoot, but the document does not describe the movie as pornographic and the stadium's governing commission said Wednesday that it did not approve...
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The family of a 15-year-old girl who overdosed on Ecstasy at a rave concert at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and later died will receive a settlement of $190,000 on behalf of the stadium, the rave promoter and a former Coliseum manager, lawyers said....
Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco taxCalifornians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday. In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...
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