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Around the Halls


A look at Downtown-related items making their way through City Council.


May Co Garage

By Eric Richardson — May 23, 2011 — 1 Comment

Kayaking on the L.A. River, taxi rates and historic status for the May Company garage at 9th and Hill are among the items on City Hall agendas this week.


Budokan of Los Angeles

By Eric Richardson — May 16, 2011

A ground lease for Little Tokyo's long-sought rec center, settlement talks with a developer and the City budget are on a light set of agendas at City Hall.


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By Eric Richardson — May 09, 2011

Condo development on Bunker Hill, Homegirl Cafe's breakfast hours and the Joseph R. Cerrell Italian American Museum are among the items up for discussion at City Hall.


Budokan of Los Angeles

By Eric Richardson — May 02, 2011 — 5 Comments

A new rent agreement for Olvera Street's merchants heads to Council, Little Tokyo's Budokan rec center gets its ground lease and talks ordered for El Pueblo's Methodist church.


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By Eric Richardson — April 25, 2011

A proposed contract for rents on Olvera Street, naming of an Italian Museum, a "Film Friendly LA" discount card and the City budget are on the agendas this week.


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By Eric Richardson — April 18, 2011

A framework for stadium negotiations, affordable housing funds for One Santa Fe and a ban on Convention Center raves are items at City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — April 11, 2011

The fight over the LATC, an ordinance that would require rehiring hotel workers, wine sales at 5th and Spring and parking plans are on the agendas at City Hall.


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By Eric Richardson — April 04, 2011 — 1 Comment

Future plans for parking, Broadway streetscape and consolidation between city departments are among the items on the agendas at City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — March 21, 2011 — 2 Comments

The city's looming deficits will weigh heavily on meetings this week, while CRA transfers and the creation of a tourism marketing district also find agenda spots.


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By Eric Richardson — March 07, 2011

The city's $930 million contract with the CRA, $8.4 million for the Streetcar and $3 million for a Cleantech incubator are at City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — February 27, 2011

The city's new Bicycle Plan, the development of the Wilshire Grand hotel and the salaries paid to department GMs are on the agendas at City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — February 21, 2011

Redevelopment plans for the Wilshire Grand hotel, a report on the Safer Cities Initiative and the purchase of illegal animals are on the agendas at City Hall.