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City to require contractors to disclose ties with NRA

LOS ANGELES — The City Council unanimously approved an ordinance requiring city contractors to disclose any ties they have to the National Rifle Association. The ordinance, which needs to be signed by Mayor Eric Garcetti before becoming official, will not ban NRA-connected contractors from doing business with the city but will require them to disclose Read More…

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Blue Line modernization to result in some closures

LOS ANGELES — The Blue Line’s upcoming $350 million modernization project will necessitate some closures for needed upgrades to keep the system operating at a reliable level, officials said Jan. 22. The closures will begin Jan. 26 and result in portions of the line being temporarily closed for two extended four-month periods. Work to modernize Read More…

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Council panel recommends convention center finance plan

LOS ANGELES — Nearly $100 million in public assistance related to an expansion of the Los Angeles Convention Center and an adjacent JW Marriott hotel at L.A. Live was recommended Dec. 10 by a City Council committee. Anschutz Entertainment Group, which operates the convention center and owns L.A. Live, has a finance gap of $119.4 Read More…