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"Thank You" plastic bags.

Outreach campaign, giveaway launched ahead of plastic bag ban

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles city officials today announced an effort to educate Angelenos on the plastic bag ban going into effect at large grocery and drug stores on Jan. 1, and at smaller, […]

11/18/2013

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Villaraigosa now a banker

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been hired by a community bank and given the job of advising its chief executive officer “how to build the best bank for serving […]

07/17/2013

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Eric Garcetti takes over as Los Angeles mayor

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Eric Garcetti celebrated the start of his first term as mayor Sunday with a promise to do the basic things right while getting Los Angeles’ economy rolling again. The 42-year-old Ivy […]

06/30/2013

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Nation’s mayors want state control of pot policies

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nation’s mayors want the federal government to give states leeway in establishing marijuana policies. The resolution was among dozens of symbolic measures that city leaders unanimously approved on Monday, the […]

06/24/2013

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Villaraigosa will run for governor – someday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Termed-out Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who has been coy about his plans when he leaves office at the end of the month, said Tuesday he definitely wants to run for governor, although […]

06/19/2013

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LA block party tonight bids adieu to Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Friday evening’s “CelebrateLA,” a finale to a year of heritage month celebrations, will double as a farewell bash for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and feature appearances by former President Bill Clinton and […]

06/07/2013

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Villaraigosa heading to Utah for Romney event

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will spend a few hours hobnobbing Thursday with political and business leaders at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s “Experts and Enthusiasts” retreat in Park City, Utah, then return […]

06/06/2013

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Union power at issue as Garcetti elected LA mayor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The next mayor of Los Angeles was able to defeat a fellow Democrat by depicting her as a pawn of utility union bosses in the city long friendly to labor, an […]

05/22/2013

LAUSD board seat goes to Ratliff

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An educator/attorney narrowly defeated a former assistant to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to win a seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District board, according to unofficial election results released today. With […]

05/22/2013

Mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel.

Los Angeles picking mayor after low-drama campaign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Voters were choosing the next mayor of Los Angeles on Tuesday, but most residents probably haven’t noticed. The turnout tally was expected to be low when polls close at 8 p.m. […]

05/21/2013

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