Runaway production

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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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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

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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L.A. County seeks tax incentives for entertainment industry

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Board of Supervisors agreed today to push for stronger tax incentives to promote film and television production in Southern California. “In the last decade, Southern California has lost more than […]

03/26/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

A conversation with Mayor Eric Garcetti

Just about 8 months into his term in office, LA Mayor Garcetti has been keeping a high profile and taking on several initiatives. Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke with Phil and Penny about a range of […]

02/19/2014

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Feature film production in LA increases

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Thanks to a jump in feature film production, on-location filming in the Los Angeles area increased by 9.5 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period last year, according […]

10/08/2013

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