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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Garcetti appointed to Obama Climate Change Task Force

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – President Barack Obama today appointed Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to a task force overseeing federal efforts to guard against droughts, floods, wildfires and storms related to climate change. Garcetti will […]

11/04/2013

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Garcetti in Washington to seek funding to restore the Los Angeles River

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to attend Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard’s “LA River Day” event today on the final day of his trip to Washington. Garcetti and the City Council […]

10/29/2013

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Mayor Garcetti goes to Washington

Mr. Garcetti goes to Washington. L.A.’s mayor is in the nation’s capitol to make sure the city gets federal funding for mass transit and restoring the Los Angeles River. Penny and Phil spoke with Los […]

10/29/2013

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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

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power  (AP Photo)

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

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Garcetti tackles L.A.’s potholes

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti took aim at Los Angeles’ perennial pothole problem today, announcing that an asphalt repair truck will be sent twice to every neighborhood over the next year. “Government should […]

07/29/2013

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

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Garcetti to take suggestions online

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti will bring his citywide “listening tour” to the Internet-savvy set today with a town hall on the online forum reddit.com. Garcetti is hoping to take suggestions about what […]

06/13/2013

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Union power at issue as Garcetti elected LA mayor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The next mayor of Los Angeles was able to defeat a fellow Democrat by depicting her as a pawn of utility union bosses in the city long friendly to labor, an […]

05/22/2013

Mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel.

Garcetti, Greuel seek to draw contrasts in debate

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Councilman Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel faced off tonight in their first debate of the mayoral runoff campaign, with each seeking to take unique stances on topics ranging from improving the quality of education to fixing city streets.

04/12/2013

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