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Rat Invasion Vexes Staff at Historic Los Angeles City Hall

LOS ANGELES — The first clue Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson had that rats were invading City Hall, possibly carrying a potentially deadly disease, was the pitter-patter of little feet. "We had an employee or two mention they heard something ...

Baines Reflects on Eight Years at City Hall

Oliver Baines admits just because he and his colleagues hold the title of council member doesn’t make them smarter than anyone else. “We're really just some pretty average folks that decided to run for offic...