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Black vs. Brown: The Ugly History Behind the City Council Scandal

Why are old-guard Latino politicians so angry at their African American neighbors? It goes back 40 years.
City Hall Racism Protest

L.A. City Council Returns to Raucous Chamber in Raging Racism Scandal

City Council members returned to the chamber along with hordes of protestors demanding Councilmen Kevin de León and Gil Cedilla resign
Los Angeles Council President Nury Martinez, L.A. County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda Solis and L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer will hold a news conference ahead of the City Council's vote to create a citywide vaccine mandate

Nury Martinez Quits City Council Following Leaked Racist Remarks

In the end, former L.A. City Council President Martinez could not escape the implications of her ugly 2021 conversation

One Way the City Hall Leaked Audio Meltdown Could Have Been Avoided

Cityside Column: Other arms of government chose to stay out of line drawing. Nury Martinez and her colleagues kept their fingers in the pie

The Ugly Impacts of the Leaked Racist City Council Conversation

Cityside Column: The ramifications of remarks by Nury Martinez, Kevin de Leon and their colleagues will spread the stink of racism across Los Angeles

Bonin Wants Nury Martinez’s Resignation After Racist Attack on His Son

Nury Martinez apologized upon learning that her racist remarks about the young, Black son of a white councilman had been recorded

Vote On Banning Homeless Encampments Near Schools Deferred by LA Council

The Los Angeles City Council today delayed until next week a final vote on an ordinance that would ban homeless encampments within 500 feet of schools and daycare centers. The...

Mike Bonin Calls It Quits

A week after he survived a recall, LA’s most controversial Councilman heads for the exits

The War On Councilman Mike Bonin Is Far From Over

An effort to yank the veteran councilmember from office fails. Now he faces a brutal June election

Recall Effort Targeting Councilman Mike Bonin Goes Down in Flames

The acrimonious effort fell short by 1,350 valid signatures