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Lower height approved for Caruso development

LOS ANGELES — A controversial project planned near the Beverly Center was approved Jan. 24 by the City Council despite opposition from a neighborhood group and criticism of developer Rick Caruso’s large donations to the city’s elected officials. The project was approved with a 14-0 vote. The high-rise development at 333 S. La Cienega Blvd.…

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Proposal would ban developer campaign contributions

LOS ANGELES — Four City Council members introduced a motion on campaign finance reform Jan. 10 that proposes banning developer contributions to city elected officials and candidates. The move comes about two months after the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office opened a review of campaign contributions alleged to be linked to developer Samuel Leung’s…

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Council seeks rules on preservation of records

LOS ANGELES — The City Council has approved the formation of a working group that will look into creating rules for council transitions, in response to complaints that important records are being destroyed by outgoing council members. Councilman David Ryu, who took office last summer, said the previous 4th District councilman, Tom LaBonge, left him…

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