Eric Garcetti

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

LAFD Chief Brian Cummings steps down

LA’s fire chief is out of a job. Brian Cummings will step down at the end of the month after nagging criticism about department response times. Phil and Penny spoke with Dr. Fernando Guerra, who […]

10/11/2013

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Garcetti’s first mayoral order focuses on ‘Main Street’ livability

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced an initiative today to makeover 40 streets around the city. The mayor’s “Great Streets” program — issued under his first official executive order — involves […]

10/10/2013

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LAPD civilian oversight board elects its president

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department’s civilian oversight board has unanimously elected real estate developer Steve Soboroff as its president. The newly composed Los Angeles Police Commission, which oversees the LAPD and […]

09/10/2013

Rosh Hashana

Jewish New Year starts at sundown

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – At sundown today, Jews will begin the observance of Rosh Hashana, the two-day holiday marking the Jewish New Year. Services ushering in the year 5774 on the Hebrew calendar will feature […]

09/04/2013

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Agreement reached on DWP contract

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An agreement has been reached between the city and the union representing workers at the Department of Water and Power, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced tonight. Garcetti said he was pleased “we […]

08/22/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Garcetti talks about his 1st month in office

It’s been a month since Los Angeles inaugurated its new mayor, and it’s been an eventful 30 days. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about a busy first month on LA’s Morning News with Phil Hulett […]

08/05/2013

Police officers wait for demonstrators to arrive on Crenshaw Boulevard near the I-10 freeway during a protest in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 14, 2013, the day after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

LA to deploy more police to prevent disturbances

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police plan to be out in much greater force to prevent any more violence spiraling out of protests over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Florida […]

07/16/2013

A woman holds up a sign during a demonstration in reaction to the acquittal of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman on Monday, July 15, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Zimmerman protesters raid LA store, stop freeway

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Protesters ran through Los Angeles streets Monday night, breaking windows, attacking people on sidewalks and at one point raiding a Wal-Mart store, while others blocked a major freeway in the San […]

07/16/2013

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Due to Martin protests, Garcetti returns early to LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – In the aftermath of Southland protests over the acquittal of a Florida neighborhood watch captain who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Mayor Eric Garcetti cut short an East Coast trip and planned […]

07/15/2013

Eric Garcetti

Garcetti requiring top officials to re-apply for jobs

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  Mayor Eric Garcetti began his second week in office today by telling top city officials to reapply for their jobs. Garcetti gathered nearly 40 of the city’s general managers and executive directors, including the […]

07/08/2013

Eric Garcetti

Listen: Penny and Phil talk with L.A.’s new mayor

LA’s New Mayor Eric Garcetti talks with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett on LA’s Morning News.

07/02/2013

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

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