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Around the Halls

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


By Eric Richardson — January 25, 2010

Today is Monday, January 25, and this week Council will consider a long list of new park projects and talk about why some Business Improvement Districts haven't...


By Eric Richardson — January 18, 2010

Today is Monday, January 18, and City Council is off today for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. When they return, councilmembers will face the medical marijuana...


By Eric Richardson — January 11, 2010

Today is Monday, January 11. Council calendars still feel a touch light, but on Tuesday filming issues pop up at Jobs committee and live/work changes are back at...


By Eric Richardson — January 04, 2010

Today is Monday, January 4, and the calendar is light as City Council returns for its first sessions of 2010. At Council is a plan to create a commission that would...


By Eric Richardson — December 28, 2009 — 2 Comments

Each Monday morning, blogdowntown publishes a look at items of Downtown significance making their way through City Hall. This week, though, City Council is on recess...


By Eric Richardson — December 14, 2009

Today is Monday, December 14, and there's just one week left before the City Council's winter recess. Medical marijuana will again be the week's big-ticket issue...


By Eric Richardson — December 07, 2009

Today is Monday, December 7, and some long-debated items are on this week's council agendas. Today, a pair of committees look to finally settle the issue of costs...


By Eric Richardson — November 30, 2009 — 2 Comments

Today is Monday, November 30, and Council returns from a holiday-shortened week to light agendas. Inside are a World Cup petition, planning documents for Crazy...


By Eric Richardson — November 23, 2009

Today is Monday, November 23. The week is holiday-shortened, but should still prove action-packed. Rules for marijuana dispensaries will keep Council busy on Tuesday...


By Eric Richardson — November 16, 2009

Today is Monday, November 16. Council's back from recess and met by a busy set of agendas that feature the confirmation of a new Police chief and rules to govern...


By Eric Richardson — November 09, 2009

Today is Monday, November 9. A City Council committee will hear from LAPD Chief-Nominee Charlie Beck this morning, but a full confirmation is not expected to take...


By Eric Richardson — November 02, 2009

Today is Monday, November 2, and the week begins without an obvious blockbuster item. A request to house the Joint Terrorism Task Force inside the new LAPD headquarters...