Eric Garcetti

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks in favor of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during the New York Working Families Party's convention in Albany, N.Y., Saturday, May 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

NYC mayor to sing ‘I Love L.A.’ on Kimmel’s show

NEW YORK (AP) — The mayor of New York City will sing “I Love L.A.” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to settle a Stanley Cup bet. The Kimmel show says Mayor Bill de Blasio will also […]

06/16/2014

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Garcetti vying for George Lucas museum in LA

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is fighting to keep movie-making in Hollywood — and now he wants to bring a big name in Hollywood to the L.A. area. The Mayor has added the City of […]

06/13/2014

LA Skyline

LA Council members put street repair plan, tax hike on hold

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles’ backlog of broken streets will have to wait, with Los Angeles City Council members saying today that an effort to repair 8,200 miles of deteriorating city streets has reached […]

06/11/2014

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)

On the job hunt? Garcetti looking for human resources leader

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti said he is looking for a new director to head up the city’s Personnel Department, with General Manager Maggie Whelan retiring at the end of June. Whelan was […]

06/10/2014

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Newly redesigned job resource centers to open around Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Newly redesigned job resource centers will open throughout Los Angeles this summer with shift in focus to training job seekers for growing industries such as healthcare, advanced manufacturing and logistics, city […]

06/06/2014

Los Angeles Kings' Anze Kopitar, of Slovenia, skates past the logo of the Stanley Cup Finals during practice for Wednesday's Game 1 of NHL hockey series against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Stanley Cup: Will it be ‘I Love LA’ or ‘New York, New York’?

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – As the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings battle for the Stanley Cup, the mayors of the teams’ home cities today announced a wager in which the losing city’s […]

06/05/2014

Los Angeles Kings' Anze Kopitar, of Slovenia, skates past the logo of the Stanley Cup Finals during practice for Wednesday's Game 1 of NHL hockey series against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Mayors and governors wager over NHL Stanley Cup final

NEW YORK (AP) — The mayors of New York City and Los Angeles are ready to raise their voices in support of their hockey teams — in song. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

06/04/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Garcetti talks about ‘Great Streets’ program and NHL bet (Audio)

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants to make your walk around the city a little more enjoyable by launching his “Great Streets” urban renewal program. Phil and Lisa talked with the mayor about the program as well […]

06/03/2014

Paddlers on the Los Angeles River. (Photo credit: Los Angeles River Revitalization)

Garcetti presses Army Corps to help restore LA River habitat

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Supported by Democrat Barbara Boxer, California’s junior senator, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is trying to prevail on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to approve a $1 billion plan to […]

05/27/2014

Interstate 405

405 carpool lane opens in the Sepulveda Pass

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Commuters in the Sepulveda Pass got a nice present today when a long-awaited 10-mile carpool lane opened on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway. The carpool lane between the Santa Monica […]

05/23/2014

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Headliners announced for LA ‘Budweiser Made in America’ music festival

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – John Mayer and Imagine Dragons will be the headliners at the Budweiser Made in America music festival planned at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend, organizers announced […]

05/23/2014

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Metro Purple Line subway receives federal grant

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti will join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Washington, D.C., today to announce a $1.25 billion federal grant that will be used to help build a westward extension […]

05/21/2014

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