Richard Alarcon

Los Angeles City Council

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Los Angeles City Councilman, representing the 7th District, which includes Pacoima, Lake View Terrace and Panorama City

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Undocumented residents can't get bank accounts, so they often have to carry all their cash in their pockets. That makes them vulnerable to muggings.

One Card to Serve Them All

Undocumented residents can't get bank accounts, so they often have to carry all their cash in their pockets. That makes them vulnerable to muggings.

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The Los Angeles City Council is thinking about next year's budget shortfalls from the slumping economy. One councilman already has a proposal for the  municipal election , next March.

Proposed 'Luxury Tax' on Houses over 5000 Square Feet

The Los Angeles City Council is thinking about next year's budget shortfalls from the slumping economy. One councilman already has a proposal for the municipal election , next March.

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LA Mayor Villaraigosa today  signed a new law  requiring most dogs and cats to be spayed or neutered by the time they’re four months old.

L.A. Law Requires Sterilized Pets

LA Mayor Villaraigosa today signed a new law requiring most dogs and cats to be spayed or neutered by the time they’re four months old.

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