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Mayor Eric Garcetti (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Garcetti Takes Over As ‘Back To Basics’ Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti planned to meet with constituents Monday as he began the first day under his self-described “back to basics” administration.

07/01/2013

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Taxi Cab Drivers Circle City Hall In Protest Of Ride-Share Services

Hundreds of taxi cab drivers Tuesday were slowly circling City Hall to protest the rise of unregulated ride-share services.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Next LA Mayor Faces Grim Budget, Likely Labor Woes

For all their squabbling over fealty to union bosses and ethical lapses real or perceived, the two candidates who could succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa agree on this: City Hall is in trouble.

05/11/2013

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Part Of City Hall Evacuated After Mayor’s Office Opens Letter With Mysterious Powder

Part of City Hall was evacuated Thursday after one of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s staff members opened a letter that contained an unknown substance.

04/11/2013

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LA Panel To Tackle Ballooning Budget Deficit

The “Los Angeles 2020 Commission” will be tasked with offering solutions for a projected $165 million deficit for the next fiscal year beginning in July.

03/28/2013

Los Angeles Mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez

LA Mayoral Election Profile: Emanuel Pleitez

In a mayoral race with plenty of political heavyweights, one candidate has embraced his role as underdog and hopes that image will attract voters in Los Angeles.

02/26/2013

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LA Mayoral Candidates Spar Over City Spending

Los Angeles mayoral candidate and City Controller Wendy Greuel claims she identified tens of millions of dollars in waste, fraud and abuse at City Hall—but City Councilman Eric Garcetti, a fellow mayoral candidate, said that’s just flat-out untrue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2013

A Compton family has reportedly been forced to relocate after racial threats were made at their home on 153rd Street. (CBS)

Compton Leaders Demand Hate Crime Charges For Gang Members

Civil rights activists and other community leaders called for hate crime charges on Monday against gang members suspected in attacks on a Compton black family and threats against other black residents.

01/28/2013

Andrea Alarcón (courtesy Andrea Alarcón/Facebook)

LA Public Works Prez Alarcón To Resign Over Past ‘Missteps’

L.A. Board of Public Works President Andrea Alarcón issued her notice of resignation on Friday in the wake of a public scandal that led to a child endangerment investigation.

01/18/2013

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Occupy LA Sues City Alleging Constitutional Rights Violated

Occupy Los Angeles protesters say the city violated their constitutional rights when it evicted them from the City Hall park last year.

12/21/2012

Andrea Alarcón (center)  (courtesy LABPW)

LA Official To Seek ‘Help’ After Daughter, 11, Found At City Hall

L.A. Board of Public Works President Andrea Alarcón is speaking out for the first time amid an ongoing child endangerment investigation by police.

11/22/2012

Grand Park map

Spotlight on Grand Park

Downtown Los Angeles recently welcomed a Grand new park…Grand Park which stretches from The Music Center to City Hall East. Whether you are in the area for work or play, or if you are a […]

CBS Los Angeles–10/22/2012

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‘This Feeds You Lies’: Graffiti Spray-Painted Outside LA City Hall

Is the Occupy movement trying to make a comeback in Los Angeles?

09/19/2012

Our cameras captured sheriff's deputies escorting Nakoula Nakoula for questioning by federal probation officers on a separate matter. (credit: CBS)

Muslim, Christian Leaders Plan Meeting To Condemn Violence

A group of Muslim and Coptic Christian leaders plan to meet to denounce the violence that the film “Innocence of Muslims” has sparked around the world.

09/16/2012

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