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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 — 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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...