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Aug 012017
 
L.A. Puts Two Counterfeiters Out Of Business

  CITY ATTORNEY FEUER SECURES 10-YEAR INJUNCTION, $1M IN PENALTIES AGAINST COUNTERFEIT LAUNDRY DETERGENT DEALERS City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that his office has successfully secured a 10-year injunction and more than $1 million in civil penalties against two counterfeit laundry detergent dealers and their supplier operating in six Southern California cities including Los Angeles. […]

Jul 312017
 
Drug-Dealing Day Care Shut Down

  CITY ATTORNEY FEUER SECURES INJUNCTION SHUTTING DOWN AN UNLICENSED HIGHLAND PARK DAY CARE CENTER OPERATING AT A PROPERTY ALLEGEDLY KNOWN FOR LARGE SCALE COCAINE SALES   City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that his office has successfully secured a preliminary injunction ordering the owners of a Highland Park property to comply with numerous safety and […]

Jul 292017
 
Los Angeles Supports Trans Youth

  Mayor Garcetti Removes Barriers to Employment For Trans Youth Case managers, career advisors, and advocates attend training to learn how to better serve transgender youth seeking employment   A new series of trainings spearheaded by Mayor Eric Garcetti and LGBTQ advocates are promoting employment practices that can expand career opportunities for transgender young people. […]

Jul 282017
 
Conviction For Falsely Triggering Amber Alert

  CITY ATTORNEY MIKE FEUER SECURES CONVICTION AGAINST WOMAN WHO FILED A FALSE CARJACKING REPORT THAT TRIGGERED AN AMBER ALERT   City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that his office has successfully secured a conviction and a 60-day jail sentence against a Los Angeles woman for falsely reporting to police a carjacking allegedly involving the kidnapping […]

Jul 212017
 
O.J. Simpson Paroled

  OJ Simpson Paroled: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman Still Dead   After nine years in prison for armed robbery, on Thursday, July 20th 2017 O.J. Simpson was granted parole in Nevada. According to reports during the time he served in the Lovelock Correctional Center, O.J. was a model prisoner fulfilling and exceeding his […]

Jul 212017
 
Senator John McCain Brain Cancer

  Arizona Senator John McCain, 80, who underwent a blood clot surgery last week, was diagnosed with brain cancer. The finding was made by a lab analyzing the removed tissue.   Arizona Senator John McCain, 80, who underwent a blood clot surgery last week, was diagnosed with brain cancer. The finding was made by a […]

Jul 212017
 
Ramifications Of Leaving A Pet In A Hot Car

  CITY ATTORNEY MIKE FEUER SPOTLIGHTS AVOIDABLE TRAGEDY OF PETS DYING IN HOT PARKED CARS Joins with L.A. Animal Services to Detail Legal Ramifications Including Animal Cruelty Charges and Jail for Offenders Asks Residents to Report When Animals are Unattended In Vehicles This Summer   To spotlight the potential double tragedy of having a pet […]

Jul 132017
 
Consumers Get Leverage Over Banks

On July 10th 2017, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new rule banning banks from using arbitration clauses. This is a major step toward leveling the field for consumers. Until now, most banks’ – and other financial institutions’ – contracts have used arbitrations clauses which means that we as consumers were bared from seeking justice […]

Jul 082017
 
2018 Climate Action Summit To Take Place In San Francisco

California Governor Brown Announces Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco in September 2018 On July 6th on the eve of the G20 Summit, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced via video message at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg, Germany that the State of California will convene the world’s climate leaders in San […]

Jul 082017
 
In 2019 ALL Volvo Cars Will Be Electric

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business. It makes Volvo THE FIRST car maker to go all electric. […]

Jul 072017
 
Staying Cool In Los Angeles

The heat is on, again. Air conditioning is costly. The city of Los Angeles has many cooling centers open that welcome Angelenos in need of staying cool. On Friday, July 7th and Saturday, July 8th the locations below will operate on extended hours due to a Heat Advisory. Please call the location near you to […]

Jul 032017
 
Mayor Garcetti Sworn In For Second Term

Mayor Garcetti Sworn In for Second Term: “We Will Build a City That Throws Open Every Door Ever Shut on a Hope or a Dream” On July 2nd 2017, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was sworn in for the second term. Mayor Eric Garcetti laid out his vision to expand hope, prosperity, and opportunity to […]

Jul 012017
 
L.A. City Attorney Urges Revisions To Travel Ban

  A travel ban separating grandparents from their grandchildren is inhumane and unconscionable. Keeping America safe shouldn’t rip families apart or penalize refugees from extreme Islamism.   Calling the revised travel ban interpretation of bona fide relationships arbitrary, inhumane and unlawful, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer today issued a letter to the U.S. State […]

Jun 302017
 
Summer Night Lights Are On

  “Summer Night Lights” Kicks Off 10th Year of Providing Fun, Safe Spaces for Young People and Families   Mayor Eric Garcetti kicked off the 10th consecutive year of Summer Night Lights (SNL), a landmark program that keeps parks and recreation centers open late to provide young people and families with safe, fun gathering spaces […]

Jun 292017
 
L.A. Record Rooftop Solar

  Mayor Garcetti Announces Completion of the World’s Most Powerful Rooftop Solar Project   Mayor Eric Garcetti joined the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to celebrate the completion of a historic rooftop solar project that will generate enough renewable energy to power nearly 5,000 homes. The 16.4 Megawatt (DC) Westmont Solar Energy […]

Jun 272017
 
Carl’s Jr. Underpays Employees

  CITY OF LOS ANGELES SEEKS $1.45 MILLION IN RESTITUTION, PENALTIES FROM CARL’S Jr. RESTAURANTS FOR ALLEGEDLY FAILING TO PAY L.A. WORKERS MINIMUM WAGE City Attorney Mike Feuer and City’s Office of Wage Standards Join to Protect Workers   City Attorney Mike Feuer and the City’s Office of Wage Standards announced that the City has […]

Jun 252017
 
Remembering Otto Warmbier

22 years old Otto Warmbier has died only days after being returned to the United States by North Korea. The University of Virginia student – on his way to Hong Kong for a study-abroad program – used the days before the program was to start for a brief tour of North Korea. As he was […]

Jun 242017
 
Grand In Downtown Los Angeles

The Wilshire Grand Center has opened in Downtown Los Angeles, setting records. The 73-story building at 1,100 feet high is the tallest building west of the Mississippi and 9th tallest in the entire United States! Yes, there is more! The spectacular roofline of the new building is designed to reflect the shape of the Half […]

Jun 232017
 
L.A. Justice Fund

Mayor Garcetti on the City of Los Angeles’ $2 Million Share of the L.A. Justice Fund “Immigrants do not stand alone in Los Angeles, and this City is bound to the American values of equal justice and due process. Today’s City Council vote makes possible the allocation of our $2 million share of the L.A. […]

Jun 232017
 
Dangerous Construction Debris Company Brought To A Halt

  CITY ATTORNEY FEUER SECURES INJUNCTION AGAINST OPERATORS OF DANGEROUS BOYLE HEIGHTS CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS COMPANY Operation was the Site of a 25-Foot High Pile of Construction Debris that Caught Fire and Smoldered for Six Weeks   City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that his office has successfully secured an injunction prohibiting further operation at a construction […]