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Category: City Affairs

Garcetti Hires Nemani As L.A.’s Chief Data Officer

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hired Nemani, 25, to collaborate with city departments to collect and analyze data and oversee operations of L.A.’s new open-data portal.
categories City AffairsScience & Technology

Mayor Garcetti to Propose LA City Minimum Wage Hike

Plan calls for $13.25 an hour by 2017.
categories BusinessCity Affairs

Monterey Park Adds E-Cigarettes to Smoking Ban

E-cigarette manufacturers and sellers often tout e-cigarettes as a tool to help people kick the smoking habit, however the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other health agencies have yet to embrace that claim.
categories City AffairsHealthNeighborhoods

Montebello Shifts to Recycled Water at Local Park

Bell Gardens uses some recycled water, while Commerce explores its options.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods

Eric Garcetti and El Clasificado Driving Economic Success in LA

A panel of experts helped Latino entrepreneurs in an event that was attended by Martha de la Torre, founder of El Clasificado.
categories BusinessCity AffairsPolitics

Vernon’s ‘Business Friendly’ Title Questioned

High cost of doing business in Vernon is making businesses question the city's "business-friendliness."
categories BusinessCity Affairs

Mayor Butts Claims Chronicle Story Prompted $18 Million Loan to MSG to Be Reconsidered

At July 29 Inglewood City Council meeting, mayor appears admits to reconsidering city budget.
categories BusinessCity AffairsMediaNeighborhoodsPolitics

City and County Collaborate to Provide Services to Homeless

County, health and law enforcement representatives joined Councilmember Jose Huizar CD-14 on Tuesday to announce the launching of a “first-of-its kind” city and county collaboration to bring homeless services directly to people living on the streets of Skid Row through the City’s Operation Healthy Streets (OHS) program.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsWeathering the Storm

Council Approves Height Restrictions for Sunset Blvd in Echo Park

The Los Angeles City Council approved a new height limit for Echo Park on Tuesday, which establishes a new limit of 45 feet and will help to maintain the character of the commercial district along Sunset Boulevard.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

‘Comfort Women’ Survivors Defend Glendale Memorial During L.A. Visit

“Comfort women” survivors Lee Ok-seon, 87, and Kang Il-chul, 85, flew from Seoul to Los Angeles last week to lend their support to the city of Glendale, as it faces a lawsuit to remove a controversial statue meant to honor the victims of sexual slavery.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations
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