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Ryu defeats Ramsay in Fourth District council race

Ryu defeats Ramsay in Fourth District council race   From City News Services LOS ANGELES — Health center public affairs director David Ryu will become Los Angeles’ first Korean American councilman July 1 when he is sworn in to succeed Councilman Tom LaBonge to represent the Fourth District. Ryu defeated LaBonge’s former chief of staff,…

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L.A. Council Approves Minimum Wage Increase

By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today approved a $15 minimum wage for hundreds of thousands of workers in the city who currently earn $9 per hour. The wage will increase incrementally beginning in July 2016, eventually reaching $15 an hour by 2020 for employers…

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Ryu, Ramsay square off in City Council race

Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — The battle to replace longtime 4th District City Councilman Tom LaBonge will be decided by district voters May 19. Carolyn Ramsay, who has worked under LaBonge for most of the last decade, is running against health center director David Ryu for the seat that represents a large part…

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