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Los Angeles Poised To Vote On 2024 Olympic Plan

A month after Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate.

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Los Angeles Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOC

Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America’s 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week.

08/29/2015

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Architect Frank Gehry Joins Efforts To Revitalize Los Angeles River

Big changes may be in the works for plans to restore the Los Angeles River as world-famous architect Frank Gehry is now developing a new master plan.

08/07/2015

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a Clean Power Plan event at the White House in Washington, DC, August 3, 2015.  President Barack Obama described climate change as one of the key challenges of our time Monday as he announced the first ever limits on US power plant emissions. As a step to try to adapt, Obama announced power plant owners must cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.  (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

California Officials Hail President Obama’s ‘Clean Power Plan’

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Gov. Jerry Brown hailed President Barack Obama’s “Clean Power Plan” announced Monday in a bid to address climate change, saying the nation needs less debate on the topic and more action.

08/03/2015

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Boston’s Withdrawal From Olympics Bid May Propel LA’s Chances As 2024 Host

As Boston drops out of the running to host the 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles finds itself as a possible frontrunner to host the games for the third time.

07/27/2015

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Next Chapter In Downtown LA’s Renaissance Gets Underway With Announcement Of Development Project

The next chapter in downtown Los Angeles’ renaissance is underway with the announcement of a $500 million makeover.

07/22/2015

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Garcetti Mum After Meeting With Black Lives Matter Activists

Mayor Eric Garcetti had very little to say to reporters after he left the 90-minute closed-door meeting with members of Black Lives Matter.

07/09/2015

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Garcetti Faces Questions Over DC Fundraising Trip, Timing On ‘Ask The Mayor’

Mayor Eric Garcetti defended his decision to attend a Washington, D.C. fundraiser for his 2017 re-election campaign on the eve of the Police Commission’s ruling on the fatal officer-involved shooting of Ezell Ford.

06/16/2015

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LA Mayor Signs City’s Minimum Wage Increase Into Law

The mayor joined officials Saturday afternoon at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located in the 3900 block of Western Avenue, for the signing.

06/13/2015

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New Tensions Arise On Both Sides Of Ezell Ford Case

Activists and police officers are growing increasingly worried about the outcome of the Ezell Ford investigation.

06/12/2015

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Former LA Deputy Mayor Eileen Decker Confirmed As U.S. Attorney

The former deputy mayor of Los Angeles is now U.S. attorney for the Central District of California.

06/11/2015

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Mayor Backs Beck’s Efforts To Reach Out To LAPD Ranks After Commission Ruling

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti voiced his support Thursday for LAPD Chief Charlie Beck after reaching out to officers in the wake of the police commission’s decision in the Ezell Ford shooting.

06/11/2015

Tensions ran high last Thursday as Venice residents voiced outrage over the fatal shooting of unarmed homeless man Brendon Glenn. (CBS)

Mayor Cites ‘Previous Commitments,’ ‘Family Engagement’ For Absence At Venice Meeting

Mayor Eric Garcetti told KNX 1070 he was unable to attend a community meeting in Venice last week about the fatal shooting of a homeless man by police due to “previous commitments”.

05/11/2015

KNX1070 hosts "Ask The Mayor" Q&A with Mayor Eric Garcetti. (credit: KNX)

Garcetti To Talk Reelection Plans, DWP Audit On ‘Ask The Mayor’

Mayor Eric Garcetti is set to address a range of hot topics – including plans to run for a second term – as part of the monthly KNX 1070 segment.

05/11/2015

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LA Mayor Unveils $8.5B Budget Plan To Boost Services, LAPD Staffing

Tree-trimming services, sidewalk repairs, and affordable housing would be among several local programs to receive a boost in funding under the Mayor’s budget plan.

04/20/2015

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