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Every day, or month, or quarter, whatever makes sense, Uber and Lyft would need to make a tax payment to the city government, based on the number of ... problem: Simply instigate this tax in one of the handful of cities which don't need Uber as much as Uber needs them--New York, London, Los Angeles.
I have to confess that I have mixed feelings about the idea of abolishing term limits for elected officials here in the city of Los Angeles. The plus is that there are some in city government that don't seem trustworthy to me -- we would be better off seeing them retire. But we also ought to be thinking about ...
After three years on Belmont's Planning Commission, Julia Mates has embarked on a new role after being named to the Belmont City Council Jan. 23. Mates was appointed by the four other members of the City Council to fill the seat vacated by former mayor and councilman Eric Reed's death in December.

Even as the city government enacted its aggressive and remarkably successful water-demand-management strategy over the past decade, the national ... of water resources on which California cities draw, experts say it would take a much longer drought to bring about water-based anarchy in Los Angeles.
... places to approve new housing, especially low-income housing, by removing the city government's ability to block certain kinds of building permits. The report showed that pretty much all California cities -- and especially those in the coastal job centers around San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego ...
Los Angeles recently become the lone recipient of What Works Cities' Gold Certification, ostensibly making it the American city most adept at using data to ... What receiving gold means is that L.A. is ostensibly at the front of American municipal government efforts to become more adept at using data to ...
[Los Angeles] Just a few years ago, violence was so rampant at Tompkins Houses in Brooklyn, New York, that residents referred to the walkway that cuts through the public-housing complex as Death Valley. "If you valued your life, you just didn't go there," said Leora Keith, 76, president of the residents' ...
"Renee Weitzer is a venerable icon in Los Angeles city government. Few people know Council District Four, its places, and its residents better than Renee," Councilmember Ryu said. "In her new role she will serve as a consultant on various projects in our district. We're thrilled to welcome her back.".
The storm started early last week, turning Moscow's central streets into a picturesque winter painting, sparkling under the $10.4 million colorful lighting systems the city government erected for the winter holidays. It was the perfect backdrop for selfies and Instagram videos -- a favorite pastime of Moscow's ...
As the search begins for his replacement, some in Los Angeles are celebrating Charlie Beck's departure. ... Upon announcing that he would leave his post, he declared that it was time to "get off the bull" and that there was "a great generation of leaders" for Mayor Eric Garcetti and city government to choose ...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Wednesday appointed Rich Llewellyn as city administrative officer, a job he has held on an interim basis for a year. ... "Rich's integrity, proven leadership skills and wide range of experience in city government give me great confidence that he will be an outstanding CAO," ...
With the addition of 100 BMW i3 electric cars, the city government of Los Angeles aimed not just to green its fleet but to realize operating-cost savings. Based on the observations and records obtained by CBS Los Angeles, it's not nearly as firmly on the path to achieve either of those goals as the ...
GELFAND'S WORLD--(This is another article in a continuing campaign to inform, educate and energize Angelenos on the reformation of city government … explaining the how, the why and the possibilities.) We've been arguing about what's wrong with the neighborhood council system for sixteen years.
Elon Musk founded the Boring Company because he was frustrated with Los Angeles' notorious traffic. By building a series of underground tunnels, Musk hopes the company will create the infrastructure for new forms of transit, like Hyperloop, that will allow people to travel faster and face less congestion.

Source: The Boring CompanyThe Boring Company proposed its concept for a string of tunnels that would be built underneath Los Angeles and Culver City ... for public transportation until the proof-of-concept tunnel is deemed successful by the county government, city government and The Boring Company.
Sometimes it's okay to admit your limitations; although, rarely do we see such public admissions by a city government. The City of Los Angeles Personnel Department recently posted a job advertisement, for a new graphic designer. However, the ad wasn't your average job listing: seemingly made in MS ...
Jehn Balajadia, from Musk's Boring Company, "proposed a privately funded human transportation tunnel that would run underneath the Westside of Los Angeles," according to the municipal government of Culver City, near Los Angeles. The proposed 6.5 mile-long tunnel would connect Hawthorne, home to ...
It's not surprising that the people of Los Angeles feel distanced from their city government. How can we expect a City Council representative to know very many of his constituents, considering that there are about 266,000 in each council district? It would be like Wyoming having a state legislature with only ...
It's not surprising that the people of Los Angeles feel distanced from their city government. How can we expect a City Council representative to know very many of his constituents, considering that there are about 266,000 in each council district? It would be like Wyoming having a state legislature with only ...
Bonin, who represents the western part of Los Angeles, including many of the city's coastal neighborhoods, called the potential lawsuit part of a "multi-pronged" approach to tackling the issue of climate change through city government. In 2016, the city council unanimously supported a motion to transition to ...
GELFAND'S WORLD--We used to talk about ethical and structural reform within the city of Los Angeles. We've been distracted for the past year, but someday we will get back to thinking about fixing what ails us at the local level. Hey, we could even take up local reform while we're waiting for the mess in DC ...
City leaders market the community to big companies at conferences in Los Angeles and have high hopes that they can woo another big box store soon. As for the city's revenue, Staples said the city government was scaled back significantly during the recession, so the Kmart loss isn't likely to derail the budget.
For simplicity's sake, we'll say the general fund is what pays for most services people associate with city government -- police, fire, Libraries, parks, street repair, etc. The Water ... Yes, that seems high, but it is comparable to surrounding cities, including Los Angeles and arch-rival San Diego. That cash also ...
"I think the whole city government should be held accountable," Lisa Finch said. "Don't they do ... The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department listed his charge level as a felony, but spokesmen for the Wichita and Los Angeles police departments declined to detail the charges against him. Swattings can be ...
"I think the whole city government should be held accountable," Ms. Finch said. "Don't they do ... in the incident. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department listed his charge level as a felony, but spokesmen for the Wichita and Los Angeles police departments declined to detail the charges against him.
A judge ruled that City Councilwoman Diane Dixon did not defame frequent city government critic Mike Glenn when she told him, during a council ... Bishop J. Jon Bruno of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles first tried to sell the church property to developers in 2015, locked out the congregation and kept ...
Because of the population density of NYC and the spread out geography of Los Angeles, it's hard to compare the two cities. What they do share is a sinking black community, rising Latino and Asian populations, and investment by banks and the city government in areas that were once red lined and ignored ...
The city government hasn't been ignoring the shortage of housing for the homeless; it's just that progress has been slow. ... than 1,000 are in early stages of development with the help of city financing, according to officials of the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department.
During her time in Los Angeles, Edwards successfully pushed city government to approve a rate hike to better fund the utility. The S&WB is already in the midst of an eight-year series of 10 percent rate hikes, with that money dedicated to water and sewer work rather than drainage. However, officials floated ...
police Chief Michael Taylor was at a Baldwin Park City Council meeting on Dec. 13. Taylor can be fired only if he commits a felony. Baldwin Park leaders are also prohibited from giving Taylor annual performance evaluations, and his annual compensation is $234,000, plus benefits. (Glenn Koenig / Los ...
Television City, the large studio complex at the corner of Beverly and Fairfax, was the West Coast headquarters of the CBS network for more than five decades. Some of the most iconic television shows originated there, from "The Jack Benny Program" to "The Price Is Right." The sight of its signature red ...
West Hollywood City Councilmember Lindsey Horvath has been elected as second vice president of women in Municipal government. ... with community leaders and organizations in successfully advocating for the full funding of the backlog of untested rape kit evidence in the Los Angeles city and county.
As we learned in April when Musk first showed off the concept behind The Boring Company, the plan for these tunnels is to solve Los Angeles' famous ... of the tunnel, and says it won't be used by the public until it is "deemed successful by County government, City government, and The Boring Company.".
The LA Art Show, Los Angeles' largest international art fair, is returning for its 23rd annual showcase on January 10 - 14, 2018 at the Los Angeles ... exceptional cultural environment attracts executives and board members of Southern California businesses, state, county, and municipal government ...
The city government of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against three Southern California-based drayage carriers, claiming the fleets wrongly classified hundreds of drivers as independent contractors instead of company employees. All three fleets -- CMI Transportation, K&R Transportation and Cal Cartage ...
Congress' action left city officials unable to impose any oversight on the recreational pot trade, which local voters legalized by referendum in 2014. The congressional ban, adopted shortly after the referendum, prevented the city government from using any of its funds to implement legalization. Even holding ...
[Ojai, United States] A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days. The so-called Thomas fire is only 15 per cent contained, now threatening the city of Santa Barbara ...
Television City, the large studio complex at the corner of Beverly and Fairfax, was the West Coast headquarters of the CBS network for more than five decades. Some of the most iconic television shows originated there, from "The Jack Benny Program" to "The Price Is Right." The sight of its signature red ...
Voters in 86 Colorado cities and towns have authorized their municipal government to build broadband networks in the hope of improving the availability of high-speed internet ... The city government is spending $5.7 million to build three fiber-optic loops, 50 miles of high-capacity underground data lines.
Meanwhile, Air China and Shenzhen airlines have also been expanding Shenzhen's international route network, with the full backing of the Shenzhen Municipal government. In 2016, Air China partnered with Shenzhen Airlines to launch a new route between Shenzhen and Los Angeles via Beijing and a ...
West Hollywood City Councilmember Lindsey Horvath has been elected as second vice president of women in Municipal government. ... with community leaders and organizations in successfully advocating for the full funding of the backlog of untested rape kit evidence in the Los Angeles city and county.
Phase 1 would include the construction of a 6.5-mile proof-of-concept tunnel through Los Angeles and Culver City. The tunnel ... Phase 1 would not be utilized for public transportation until the proof-of-concept tunnel is deemed successful by County government, City government, and The Boring Company.
That is certainly true of Middleton, who moved to Palm Springs in 2011 after living all over California, including Los Angeles, Ventura and San ... Pougnet, who is gay, was replaced by another gay man in 2015, retired navy Cmdr. Rob Moon, who ran on a pledge to increase transparency in city government.
Under the leadership of Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles' Data Team created the Citywide Data Collaborative, a group of data liaisons across departments ... Their work and collaboration with the Mayor's Data Team has introduced an unprecedented approach to how Los Angeles city government handles, ...
They are the best kept secret in the city of Los Angeles. ... are the places where people go to air their grievances against city government.
... 152 meters of their tunnel project under the city of Los Angeles. ... In August, the company sought permission from the city government to ...
Work in city government led him to a staff position with Alex Padilla, who was then president of the Los Angeles City Council and is now ...


 

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