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2016 set records for visitors, cargo and LAX traffic

UNIVERSAL CITY — Los Angeles set records in 2016 for visitors, travelers passing through Los Angeles International Airport and cargo moving through the Port of Los Angeles, city and tourism officials announced Jan. 11, but at least one City Council member warned that all the tourism could cause trouble for some neighborhoods. “This is L.A.’s…

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Area mayors attend national conference

LOS ANGELES — The three-day winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors began Jan. 17 in Washington, D.C., with Mayor Eric Garcetti among the 28 Southland mayors set to attend and Vice President-elect Mike Pence scheduled to speak at a luncheon. The first day’s agenda included Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch making a presentation…

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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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