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‘Made In America’ Aftermath Garners Mayor’s Praise, Residents’ Complaints

An overnight cleanup effort continued past daybreak Monday as crews worked to revive Grand Park following the two-day event.

09/01/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the Made In America Festival with rapper Jay Z (center) earlier this year. (credit: KNX1070)

‘Made In America’ Concert Could Bring $10M Windfall To LA City Coffers

A music festival set to take place in downtown Los Angeles this weekend could bring as much as $10 million to the city, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday.

08/28/2014

A general view of the atmosphere during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Heavy Traffic Expected Downtown For Emmy Awards

Heavy traffic is expected Monday afternoon and evening in the downtown area due to the 66th Annual Emmy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/25/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Promises ‘Full Investigation’ Into Death Of 25-Year-Old Killed During Police Encounter

Ezell Ford was killed August 11 in South Los Angeles after an officer-involved shooting near his home. Ford was unarmed, and according to witnesses, was face-down.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2014

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What Drought? Petition Blasts Proposed 1,000-Foot Water Slide In Downtown LA

Opponents of a proposed water slide event are calling on city officials to reconsider their plans in the face of the ongoing statewide drought.

08/11/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Brea Downtown

Like many Southern California cities, the city of Brea’s downtown area has had a major facelift in recent years.

07/25/2014

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Rainfall Totals In Downtown LA Mark Driest 2-Year Period On Record

Drought conditions in Southern California have left downtown Los Angeles the driest it’s ever been since rain records started over a century ago, according to reports.

07/15/2014

(Photo courtesy Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP )

AEG To Consolidate Offices In Historic Downtown LA Building

City officials and Southland business leaders Tuesday joined AEG executives to announce the company’s expansion and new investments in Los Angeles.

07/08/2014

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Report: American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Forced Out Of Board Of Directors

The board voted Wednesday night to replace Dov Charney as chairman of the downtown L.A.-based company, according to a new report.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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E3 Gaming Expo Underway In Downtown LA

The next wave of computer and video games is on display at the Los Angeles Convention Center for the E3 Convention.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2014

The Original Pantry in downtown LA

Downtown LA’s Historic ‘Pantry’ Marks 90th Anniversary With Pancakes, Coffee

For less than a dollar, Angelenos can get a little taste of history Wednesday at one of the oldest and most storied eateries in downtown Los Angeles.

05/14/2014

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LA City Council Doubles Budget To Clean Up Skid Row

The L.A. City Council Tuesday added another $2.2 million to a program aimed at cleaning up homeless areas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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Downtown LA Experiencing Remarkable Revitalization

Downtown Los Angeles seems to be experiencing a remarkable revitalization.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2014

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Fashion District Merchants Banned, Fined $26M For Selling Counterfeit Goods

Prosecutors say two merchants have been banned from LA’s Fashion District and will pay a $26 million penalty – the largest on record – for selling counterfeit goods.

05/09/2014

May Day activists get ready to march through downtown Los Angeles marking the International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Occupy Wall Street groups across the country have joined with unions during the May Day protests, a traditional day of global protests in sympathy with unions and leftist politics.   (Photo by Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Thousands Brave Record Heat For May Day Marches Downtown

Annual May Day marches were taking place throughout the day Thursday in a very warm downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

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