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Around the Halls


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


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By Eric Richardson — February 13, 2011

A follow-up report on the Safer Cities Initiative, loaned landfill money for Detention Center staffing and money toward Lucky Jeans' HQ are at City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — February 06, 2011 — 1 Comment

Parking revenues, punishments for unpermitted filming and a master plan for bicycles are among the items on City Hall agendas this week.


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By Eric Richardson — January 31, 2011 — 1 Comment

Staffing for the Metropolitan Detention Center, cost-cutting measures to balance the budget and study of AEG's stadium plan are on City Hall agendas this week.


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By Eric Richardson — January 24, 2011

Talk of layoffs, the future of redevelopment funds and the CRA's contribution to the parking garage for the Broad museum all come to City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — January 10, 2011

Expect "P3" to dominate Council talk this week as the City tries to fill a $53 million budget hole. Also: outdoor smoking and transportation projects.


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By Eric Richardson — January 03, 2011

The new year starts off slow this week for City Council. Ballot items, special events and the First Street Viaduct are on the agenda.


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By Eric Richardson — December 13, 2010

Detention Center staffing, Italian museum naming, Arts District housing, signage code and a Homeboy General Store are among the items on City Hall agendas this week.


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By Eric Richardson — December 06, 2010 — 1 Comment

An $88 million budget deficit, signage code, the Little Tokyo Recreation Center and more credit card meters on on agendas at City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — November 22, 2010

It's a holiday-shortened week at City Hall, but the purchase of animals on Santee Alley, the Broadway Arts Center and signage fees are on the agendas.


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By Eric Richardson — November 15, 2010 — 2 Comments

A Library funding ballot measure, Chinatown affordable housing, hotel jobs and the special events permitting process are on the agendas at City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — November 08, 2010

DWP reform efforts, a blueprint for planning, Broadway streetscape and the harassment of bicyclists are on City Hall agendas this week.


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By Eric Richardson — November 01, 2010

An ordinance to protect bicyclists, DWP reform, library funding and a preference for local businesses are among the items on City Hall agendas this week.