Tag Archives: Councilman Bob Blumenfield

City Council honors Ed Begley Jr.

LOS ANGELES — Actor Ed Begley Jr. was honored Jan. 10 by the Los Angeles City Council for his longtime commitment to environmental causes. Begley, who has appeared in dozens of television shows and films, including “St. Elsewhere,” “Best in Show” and “A Mighty Wind,” was introduced by Councilman Bob Blumenfield, who declared it “Ed…

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Council favors reducing traffic deaths over fixing streets

LOS ANGELES — With tens of millions of dollars for transportation projects expected to come to Los Angeles annually through a sales tax increase, a City Council committee voted March 29 to spend the majority of it on reducing traffic-related deaths rather than on its crumbling side streets. Transportation Committee Chair Mike Bonin made the…

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45.5 million people visited L.A. in 2015

LOS ANGELES — A record-setting 45.5 million people visited Los Angeles last year, an increase of 1.3 million from the previous year, tourism officials announced Jan. 11. The 2015 figure marked the fifth consecutive year of tourism growth, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board officials. Garcetti attributed the uptick…

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