Eric Garcetti

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

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

Report details out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles International Airport was ill prepared for a crisis when a gunman ambushed security officers last year, and the emergency response was hindered by communication problems and poor coordination, according […]

03/18/2014

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

Search for new LA Port Chief begins

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An international search is on for a new Port of Los Angeles chief, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today. The hunt for a new executive director will be conducted by recruitment firm […]

03/06/2014

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Garcetti staffer picked as fire department watchdog

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Fire Commission today appointed a mayoral staffer as the fire department’s official watchdog, the mayor’s office announced today. Sue Stengel, an attorney and policy director in Mayor Eric […]

01/21/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Garcetti to be Grand Marshal of Kingdom Day Parade

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With Mayor Eric Garcetti serving as grand marshal, the 29th annual Kingdom Day Parade will be held today under the theme “Ain’t Gonna’ Let Nobody Turn Us ‘Round.” Southern California’s largest Martin Luther […]

01/20/2014

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