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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1999
Seeking to influence allocation of the $312 million expected from the nationwide tobacco company settlement, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Feuer said Wednesday he will recommend that the city use $10 million a year for curb ramps for the disabled, along with other programs for children and youth.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1996
About 150 people turned out for a meeting to discuss a proposed project that would bring a supermarket, a drugstore, shops, restaurants, movie theaters, parking and housing to Westwood Village. The meeting Tuesday was called by Los Angeles Councilman Mike Feuer, who invited the developer, Ira Smedra of Village Center Westwood L.P., and people who are involved with the project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1998
To publicize opposition to a proposed development in Westwood Village--and to attempt to sway City Councilman Mike Feuer's favorable opinion of the project--a property owners association this week distributed lawn signs reading "Feuer: Stop Smedra." The lawn signs refer to developer Ira Smedra, whose Village Center Westwood project would bring new shops, restaurants and movie theaters into the center of the village. Sandy Brown, co-president of the Holmby-Westwood Property Owners Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1996
Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Feuer recommended Wednesday establishing a nonemergency phone number for the police and fire departments to reduce the number of 911 calls. Under his proposal, residents throughout the city would be able to dial 311 to report incidents that are not life threatening, such as barking dogs, graffiti, illegal dumping and car burglaries. The calls would be answered by an existing bank of operators who would decide the appropriate police response.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 1995
Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Feuer is leading opposition to a plan to close the West Los Angeles Jail. The Los Angeles Police Department is considering a move to shutter the facility, along with the 77th Street and North Hollywood jails, as part of an effort to streamline operations and cut costs. The closures would leave the LAPD with 10 remaining jails. But Feuer last week asked city officials to delay the plans while seeking money to keep the facility open permanently.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1997
At the site of a bridge collapse scene in the 1974 disaster film "Earthquake," City Councilman Mike Feuer joined other city officials and residents Thursday in dedicating a concrete footbridge in Studio City near Ventura Boulevard. The new bridge replaces a wooden one built in the post-World War II era that inspectors declared unsafe after the 1994 Northridge earthquake.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 1998
City Councilman Mike Feuer has spent the last three weekends knocking on the doors of constituents to talk to them about Village Center Westwood, a proposed development of shops and movie theaters. Feuer aide Daniel Hinerfeld said the councilman decided to speak to residents and distribute fliers about the proposed development because he felt "there's a lot of misinformation about the project and a lot of snap opinions made on no information."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 2013 | By Gale Holland
Los Angeles may file another appeal of a ban on seizing and destroying property that homeless people leave unattended on skid row. In a notice of appeal filed Wednesday, the city indicated that it may challenge a federal judge's refusal to modify the ban. The U.S. Supreme Court last month refused to consider a separate appeal. In its request for a modification, the city had argued that the ban was preventing authorities from cleaning up skid row. Citing a successful cleanup after the city was cited last year for health violations, U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez said, "When the city wanted to clean up, it did. " Attorney Carol Sobel, who represents eight homeless people who sued the city over the confiscations, called the city's arguments "disingenuous.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz
A Los Angeles woman who called 911 more than 400 times over the last three years has been sentenced to 180 days in jail, three years of probation and mandatory psychological counseling.  Linette Young, 43, made the 911 calls starting in 2011, sometimes calling as many as six times a day. And from Jan. 1 to Sept. 13, 2013, she called 911 for paramedics 220 times, according to the Los Angeles city attorney's office. Each time she was helped by paramedics, they found no medical issues.  "911 is for emergency calls only, and this conviction is part of our work to ensure that the public's lifeline is not abused," City Atty.
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January 3, 2014 | By Richard Winton, This post has been updated. See the note below for details.
A Montebello hospital accused of dumping a homeless patient on skid row will pay a $250,000 fine and face new protocols rather than face civil and criminal charges, according to the Los Angeles city attorney's office. Officials at the 224-bed Beverly Hospital in Montebello last year allegedly had the patient driven to skid row -- long a magnet for the region's most vulnerable citizens -- without any prearrangement with a shelter to take the patient in. The settlement, announced Friday, marks the first time in several years that a hospital has been caught dumping a patient without adequate medical care illegally on skid row. [Updated 9:40 a.m. PDT Jan. 3: The hospital agreed to pay $200,000 in civil penalties and $50,000 in legal fees.]
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