Eric Garcetti

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

(Photo credit: FilmLA)

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

Jay Z, also known as Shawn Carter, left and Mayor Eric Garcetti clasp hands as they announce the Made in America Festival from the steps of City Hall on April 16, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Budweiser Made in America music festival is coming to Los Angeles, but who is performing and how the city will manage the two-day concert are still mysteries. Jay Z and […]

04/16/2014

Recording artist Jay-Z. (AP Photo/Gary He, File)

Grand Park’s music festival with Jay Z

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rapper Jay-Z is scheduled to join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina today to announce details of a two-day music festival to be held at downtown’s […]

04/16/2014

Miguel Lopez hauls a load of plastic bottles and aluminum cans for recycling in Los Angeles. Lopez earned 68 dollars for the load. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Garcetti signs new pick-up system for apartments, businesses

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti today signed into law an ordinance that regulates waste-hauling companies and revamps the way trash is collected from businesses and apartment buildings. When the “Zero Waste L.A.” system […]

04/15/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti comments during a news conference at Los Angeles International Airport, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Garcetti releases $8.1 billion budget proposal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled an $8.1 billion budget proposal today that includes money for expanding library hours, hiring more firefighters and code enforcement officers and fixing deteriorated city streets and sidewalks. […]

04/14/2014

Officer Chris Cortijo

LAPD mourns the loss of Officer Chris Cortijo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A veteran police motorcycle officer died Wednesday, days after he was badly injured in a crash involving a driver who allegedly was high on cocaine. Officer Chris Cortijo, 51, died at […]

04/10/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti comments during a news conference at Los Angeles International Airport, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Garcetti and wife participate in National Walk to Work Day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti and his wife Amy Elaine Wakeland trekked five miles to work today as part of National Walk to Work Day, and encouraged Angelenos to do the same at […]

04/04/2014

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