Eric Garcetti

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

Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Detectives Charlie Beck

Beck seeks 2nd term as police chief

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Charlie Beck submitted a letter to the Police Commission today officially seeking a second, five-year term as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department. The letter was forwarded to Mayor Eric […]

05/16/2014

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announces the Los Angeles Summer of Learning Program. (Photo credit: LA Mayor's Office via Twitter)

Garcetti launches new summer program for 3-to-24-year-olds

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Young people will be able to learn and gain skills this summer while they explore the city of Los Angeles under a newly launched program, Mayor Eric Garcetti said today. The […]

05/13/2014

Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Detectives Charlie Beck

Memorial honors LAPD officers who died in line of duty

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With the deaths of three Los Angeles police officers still fresh in their minds, department brass gathered today to honor officers who died in the line of duty over the agency’s […]

05/08/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Garcetti says Sterling will fight penalty

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he believes Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will likely fight any sanctions imposed on him by the NBA for making racist remarks. Garcetti made […]

05/05/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Deputy mayor explains Garcetti’s budget on city services

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposed $8.1 billion budget takes only a modest step toward rebuilding city services, Deputy Mayor Rick Cole told the City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee today. Garcetti is […]

04/30/2014

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City Council to explore filming in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) –  A City Council committee today moved to explore ways filming in Los Angeles could be made easier, advancing recommendations that include issuing city permits quicker, protecting film crews from extortion attempts and […]

04/18/2014

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