Eric Garcetti

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Eric Garcetti on his new chairmanship of MTA and immigration crisis

The Metro Board of Directors meets today to begin a conversation around ways of improving the Orange Line busway that runs through the San Fernando Valley, including converting the system into light rail. Phil and […]

07/24/2014

Karen and Jim Reynolds were awarded 80 percent of the city of Los Angeles' reward for information leading to the capture of fugitive Christopher Dorner.Credit: OC  Register

Mayor’s office: Full Dorner reward won’t be paid

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles mayor’s office says not all of the $1 million reward offered for the capture of fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner will be paid out because some donors canceled their […]

07/17/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Garcetti says immigrants can get shelter

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he believes the city can help find ways of providing shelter for some of the immigrant children who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border to escape […]

07/16/2014

Ralph Terrazas via his Facebook page.

Garcetti selects Terrazas as chief of LAFD

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Fire Department Assistant Chief Ralph Terrazas was chosen today by Mayor Eric Garcetti to become the department’s next chief. Terrazas, a 30-year veteran of the LAFD, was chosen after […]

07/15/2014

The mural in downtown Los Angeles commissioned by Foster the People promoting their new album, "Supermodel". (Photo credit: @ToniMRosales via Twitter)

Petition saves band’s mural in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fan support and an intervention from the mayor have saved a colorful mural commissioned by the pop band Foster the People in downtown Los Angeles. City officials had ordered the band […]

07/14/2014

Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Detectives Charlie Beck

LAPD sees increase in violent crime, assaults

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and police Chief Charlie Beck touted a continuing drop in the city’s overall crime rate during the first six months of 2014 despite an increase in […]

07/10/2014

Violent crime on the rise in LA this year

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Violent crime in Los Angeles was up 2.9 percent during the first half of the year, compared with the same period last year, with aggravated assaults up 12 percent, according to […]

07/09/2014

Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Detectives Charlie Beck

LAPD will no longer detain ICE immigration suspects

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Saying police need to maintain the trust of the community during a federal government stalemate on immigration policy, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Chief Charlie Beck announced today that the LAPD will […]

07/08/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Garcetti talks about his first year in office

That was fast. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti began his second year in office this week. Let’s review how tings have gone and what challenges lie ahead. Phil and Penny talked with the mayor:    

07/02/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about solutions for his city at the UCLA Anderson Forecast Economic Outlook: Solutions for Our City at the JW Marriott Hotel at L.A. Live on April 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for UCLA Anderson/AP Images)

Garcetti promotes LA while in Texas

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he touted Los Angeles as a leader in attracting federal dollars for infrastructure projects while in Dallas at the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Garcetti said more […]

06/23/2014

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