Author Sarah Michelson
City Council extends COVID-19 state of emergency and temporary renter protections, approves anonymous LAPD donation, and rejects police brutality settlement.
City Council criminalizes bicycling and supports healthcare and hotel workers. Meanwhile, Councilmember Paul Koretz opposes a $2.5 million settlement for a protestor shot by LAPD.
Tenants score a major victory but City Council doubles down on 41.18 restrictions yet again.
After years of negotiations and protests by low-income Hillside Villa tenants facing 300% rent increases, the city agreed to buy their apartment building to keep their homes affordable.
City Council expands a program providing free legal representation to immigrants, but also approves funding for a Business Improvement District that would unfortunately increase police surveillance.
Tenants from Hillside Villa and Chesapeake Apartments fight for their housing while Joe Buscaino helps repeal COVID protections for disabled and elderly community members.
Nithya Raman fights to stop illegal rent increases while the LAPD offers a milquetoast apology for exploding 42 pounds of fireworks in a residential neighborhood last June.
Residents express concerns over gentrification as LA City Council takes more steps to make it illegal to be unhoused.
This week, City Council settled an LAPD lawsuit, reimbursed FEMA for Project Roomkey, and banned flavored tobacco.
City Council nearly unanimously removes vaccine requirements for outdoor events, De Léon brags about his displacing 80 unhoused residents from Toriumi Plaza, and the council accepts $3.8 million more in LAPD funding.
Police state: the LA City Council approved enforcing 41.18 and a $250,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security for an LAPD-run anti-terrorist program.
A recap of Los Angeles City Council meetings on March 1, 2, and 4.
A recap of Los Angeles City Council meetings on February 14 and 22.
A recap of Los Angeles City Council meetings on February 8 and 9.
Redistricting updates, LAPD donations, and a new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
An Olympics Update, a new project in Venice, and a Buscaino public meltdown.
Un Resumen de las Reuniones de Martes, Miércoles, y Viernes.
La Ley SB 62 prohíbe el pago por pieza y amplía la responsabilidad de las empresas por robo de salarios
New California Law Expands Brand Liability for Wage Theft, Abolishes Piece-Rate Pay.