Tag Archives: City Councilwoman Nury Martinez

City Council honors top immigrant restaurants

LOS ANGELES — Members of the Los Angeles City Council highlighted the entrepreneurs behind their favorite immigrant-run eateries June 10, offering a culinary map of the city that includes Oaxacan cuisine, Persian-style Mediterranean food and North African-influenced tacos. The variety of cuisines offered by the businesses were recognized at an event declaring June as Immigrant…

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Council ends tax certificates for pot dispensaries

LOS ANGELES — The city will stop issuing new business tax certificates to medical marijuana dispensaries under an ordinance approved Jan. 19 by the City Council. Despite the 2013 voter approval of Proposition D, which banned most medical marijuana businesses in Los Angeles, city finance officials have continued to issue tax certificates and collect taxes…

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