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Council panel proposes fines for false fire alarms

LOS ANGELES — With the Los Angeles Fire Department receiving thousands of false alarm calls each year, a City Council committee moved Aug. 23 to develop a fine for any property owner responsible for a false alarm. Councilman Mitchell Englander introduced the motion directing the fire department to come up with recommendations for a false Read More…

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Singer Charles Aznavour gets star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Charles Aznavour, the 93-year-old singer and songwriter who has sold more than 180 million records during a seven-decade career, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Aug. 24. State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, and director Peter Bogdanovich were among those joining Aznavour at the ceremony near Read More…

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County seeks backing from cities on homelessness

LOS ANGELES — Elected officials and housing advocates from across Los Angeles County have reinforced their commitment to working together to solve the problem of homelessness, even as communities push back against development in their own backyards. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined Los Angeles City Councilmen Jose Huizar and Marqueece Harris-Dawson Aug. 22 on the steps Read More…