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Low turnout on L.A.’s Tuesday elections no surprise

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The preliminary turnout for Tuesday’s Los Angeles primary election — which included a pair of ballot measures aimed at boosting voter participation — was 8.6 percent, although the figure is expected to rise as ballot-counting continues, the City Clerk’s Office announced today. The clerk’s office still needs to tally 46,412 outstanding […]

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Huizar prevails-and other L.A. city council election results

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - City Councilman Jose Huizar fended off a spirited challenge from former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina to retain his 14th District seat, headlining a winning night for council incumbents. “We did it!” Huizar shouted at his election-night party Tuesday night at Salesian High School, drawing cheers from the crowd. Huizar’s […]

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Billboard company to donate to Huizar’s campaign

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A billboard company challenging Los Angeles’ restrictions on digital signs says it plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3 election, it was reported today.   Lamar Advertising Co. of […]

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City Council to discuss minimum wage today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A Los Angeles City Council committee today will take up a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $13.25 an hour by 2017, as well as the possibility of increasing it to $15.25 an hour by 2019.   The wage hike plan was authored by council members Mike […]

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L.A. City Council seeks $13.25 minimum wage

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Four members of the Los Angeles City Council yesterday proposed raising the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 an hour by 2017, and exploring the possibility of raising the wage to $15.25 an hour by 2019.   The wage hike plan — authored by Mike Bonin, Gil Cedillo, Nury Martinez and Curren […]

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