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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 — October 25, 2010

Library funding, El Pueblo events, Measure R money and regulations for food trucks are among the items on City Hall agendas this week.


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By Eric Richardson — October 18, 2010

On the agendas at City Hall this week is a tax on billboards, "cultural medallions" for Downtown neighborhoods and a program to keep artists housed.


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By Eric Richardson — October 11, 2010

The city is off today for Columbus Day, but returns this week to deal with collections, marijuana dispensaries and filming incentives.


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By Eric Richardson — October 04, 2010 — 3 Comments

It's a slow week for Downtown news at City Hall. A motion to let construction start on the Broad art museum is at Council, as is discussion of food trucks.


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By Eric Richardson — September 27, 2010 — 1 Comment

It's a light week at City Hall, but Pershing Square gets a pair of items on Tuesday with reports on the cafe facility and the approval of a statue of Cyrus the Great.


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By Eric Richardson — September 20, 2010

Council returns from recess to tackle LAX concessions, El Pueblo events funding, Broadway grants and sidewalk repairs at 1st and Alameda.


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By Eric Richardson — September 13, 2010

In a two-day week, Council tackles police permits, LAX concessions and asks why pre-ICO marijuana dispensaries are being shut down.


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By Eric Richardson — September 06, 2010

Council returns from its summer vacation to tackle Arts District housing and loans for One Santa Fe and the Hope Street Family Center.


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By Eric Richardson — August 16, 2010 — 1 Comment

The city's parking garages and their potential to infuse the city with some cash remain the biggest items on this week's light agendas at City Hall.


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By Eric Richardson — August 09, 2010 — 3 Comments

Housing rules for sex offenders, volunteer programs for the Library, special event permits and Blossom Plaza make their way onto City Hall agendas this week.


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By Eric Richardson — August 02, 2010 — 1 Comment

The L.A. Mall, City Hall food, the Wilshire Grand and the Broad art museum are all on the agendas at City Hall this week.


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By Eric Richardson — July 26, 2010

The swap of 1st & Broadway for Parker Center, the naming of 1st & Grand and filming talk make their way onto City Hall agendas this week.