Antonio Villaraigosa

Carmageddon discounts provide alternative to driving

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – In hopes of encouraging motorists to stay off freeways during the upcoming “Carmageddon II” closure of the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass, local officials today announced discounts being […]


Villaraigosa's odd moment at DNC (video)

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was caught up in an uncomfortable moment at the convention. It came as Democrats altered their party platform to include God and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But, […]


Valley Village freakish crash

(CNS) – The motorist at the center of the freakish crash that resulted in the electrocution of two good Samaritans and sent six people to the hospital may face reckless driving charges, a police sergeant […]


Villaraigosa slams 'Yes on 32' campaign

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today blasted the backers of a state ballot initiative that would ban automatic deductions from employee paychecks by unions or corporations for political spending, accusing the campaign of […]


Villaraigosa seeks to bolster L.A. fashion industry

(CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced plans today to create an online resource guide aimed at boosting business for Los Angeles clothing suppliers and manufacturers. The site — billed by the mayor’s office as the […]


Riordan, business leaders threaten Ballot Measure to alter city pension system

(CNS) – A coalition of business leaders, including former Mayor Richard Riordan, threatened today to mount a ballot measure campaign to take away the authority of the city’s leadership over the city’s pension system and […]


Westside subway extension's next step achieved

(CNS) – The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority announced today it has received federal approval to seek funding for the design and construction of the Westside Subway Extension. The certification from the Federal Transit Administration […]


Port of L.A. unveils environmental upgrade

(CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Port of Los Angeles officials today unveiled an environmentally friendly makeover for the vessel “traffic control” facility at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. New solar panels […]


Villaraigosa, Lu Parker end their relationship

(CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and his girlfriend of three years, television reporter Lu Parker, have called it quits. The Los Angeles Times broke the news this afternoon after receiving confirmation from Parker’s publicist. “I […]