Mayor Eric Garcetti

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Group takes on Los Angeles parking tickets

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A group looking to foment a revolt against Los Angeles parking citation practices criticized Mayor Eric Garcetti’s budget proposal today, saying it relies too much on parking fines to generate additional […]

04/22/2014

This undated image provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows Officer Chris Cortijo who died Wednesday April 9, 2014 from injuries after being struck by an impaired driver in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/LAPD)

Memorial held today for LAPD Officer Chris Cortijo

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Services will be held Monday for a 51-year-old Los Angeles police motorcycle officer who died from injuries he suffered when he was struck by an SUV driven by an allegedly drug-impaired […]

04/21/2014

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Garcetti talks to KFWB about his budget plan

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti submitted his proposed budget for the fiscal year. The $8.1 billion plan includes money or expanding library hours, hiring more firefighters and code enforcement officers and fixing deteriorated city streets […]

04/15/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Higher fees, spending jump in Los Angeles budget

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is proposing an $8.1 billion city budget that avoids layoffs or across-the-board tax increases while boosting spending — but there’s mixed news for taxpayers. Garcetti’s proposal Monday […]

04/15/2014

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Mayor Eric Garcetti talks to KFWB about his ‘State of the City’

A brand new car pool lane for a busy freeway, greener city streets and no rate hikes for power customers are just some of the highlights of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s first state of […]

04/11/2014

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Los Angeles mayor delivers ‘State of the City’

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Hoping to give a new look to a city where the car is king, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that he planned to add plazas, trees and artwork to […]

04/11/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Eric Garcetti to deliver his 1st State of the City

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti will deliver his first State of the City address today, offering a recap of his first nine months in office and likely giving a preview of the upcoming […]

04/10/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Garcetti: Let’s bring ‘Late Night’ to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti reacted to David Letterman’s plans to retire next year by asking CBS to place his successor in Los Angeles. He told CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves in a […]

04/04/2014

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Mayor Eric Garcetti talks to KFWB

We want to catch you up on the state of the city of Los Angeles a little more than 9 months into the new mayor’s term in office. Penny and Phil spoke with Los Angeles […]

04/03/2014

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the "Let Freedom Ring" ceremony, Aug. 28, 2013, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. (WhiteHouse.gov video still)

Bill Clinton to visit Mayor Garcetti at City Hall

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former President Bill Clinton and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will host a meeting at Los Angeles City Hall to discuss ways of strengthening infrastructure in cities across the country. Public […]

04/03/2014

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Mount St. Mary’s College status report on Women in California

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A report released today by Mount St. Mary’s College found that women are under-represented in government in Los Angeles County, but the number of females earning degrees in higher education is […]

03/28/2014

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LAFD recruiting halted by Mayor Eric Garcetti

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered an immediate stop today to the recruitment of firefighters, saying he has enlisted Santa Monica-based think tank RAND Corp. to overhaul a hiring process that he called […]

03/21/2014

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