Antonio Villaraigosa

Antonio Villaraigosa

Villaraigosa thanks deputies as manhunt likely ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is thanking San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies for their bravery after a man believed to be fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner barricaded himself inside a cabin.

02/12/2013

Charlie Sheen

The mayor and Sheen: one night in Cabo

What really happened when Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and actor Charlie Sheen met in Cabo San Lucas? The mayor says the two merely took a photo together, but Sheen contends it was much more than that.

01/08/2013

LA gun buy back

LA gun buyback collects more than 2,000 weapons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A one-day gun buyback program in Los Angeles brought in 2,037 firearms.

12/27/2012

GUN BUY BACK

LA offers groceries for guns in annual buyback

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are offering groceries for guns in a buyback program that was moved up in the wake of the Connecticut tragedy.

12/26/2012

Eloise Klein Healy

Eloise Klein Healy named LA’s first poet laureate

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa named Eloise Klein Healy on Friday as the city’s first poet laureate. The award-winning poet is the author of seven books, including “The Island Project: Poems for Sappho.”

12/07/2012

Antonio Villaraigosa

Petition for Villaraigosa to resign from ‘Fix the Debt’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A left-leaning political website and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa clashed today over his membership on the steering committee for a group called Fix the Debt.

12/06/2012

Port workers return to work after settlement of a strike, Port of Long Beach, Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

LA ports reopen after crippling 8-day strike ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Work resumed Wednesday at the nation’s busiest port complex after a crippling strike was settled, ending an eight-day walk-off that affected thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in cargo.

12/05/2012

LA council puts tax increase on March ballot

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council voted today to place a half-cent sales tax increase on the March municipal ballot, despite mounting opposition from the business community, organized labor and mayoral candidates. […]

11/20/2012

160 LAPD employees could be laid off

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Some 160 Los Angeles Police Department employees could be laid off by January 1 under a cost-cutting plan announced by Chief Charlie Beck. In a memo posted on the department’s internal […]

10/26/2012

One-stop shop for business licenses in L.A.

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Councilman Eric Garcetti today announced a partnership with the online company Docstoc to offer prospective business owners in Los Angeles free access to the company’s one-stop shop for business licenses. […]

10/17/2012

LA plan to give illegal immigrants IDs moves ahead

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A plan to create Los Angeles photo-identification cards to help identify illegal immigrants has passed through a City Council committee and is moving closer to approval. City News Service reports the […]

10/17/2012

LA mayor wants city ID card for immigrants

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Immigrants would get access to banking services in Los Angeles under a proposal that would create an official city photo identification card that could also be used as a prepaid ATM […]

10/13/2012

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