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LA Mayor Unveils Plan To Slash Construction Time, Costs For Building Projects

Construction time and costs could be reduced for 600 building projects a year in the city of Los Angeles under a new initiative announced Thursday.

11/20/2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (left) is doing slightly better than his predecessor, former mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, at conserving water at the mayoral mansion. (Photo credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Water Usage At Mayoral Mansion 5 Times As High As Average LA Resident

Getty House, the official residence of Mayor Eric Garcetti, uses about 2,100 gallons of water per day, according to data cited in a new report.

11/14/2014

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Mayor Unveils Plan To Make LA More Energy Efficient

City officials Monday announced a new plan that would put Los Angeles on track to become 15 percent more energy efficient by 2020.

11/10/2014

KNX1070 hosts "Ask The Mayor" Q&A with Mayor Eric Garcetti  (credit: KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO)

Garcetti: Nothing ‘Negative’ About GOP Election Victories

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Wednesday to work with lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle following last night’s election results.

11/05/2014

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Garcetti Convenes LA ‘Water Cabinet’, Ups Turf Removal Rebate

The DWP is increasing its rebate for replace your lawn with drought-resistant plants to $3.75 a square foot from the prior $3 a square foot, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.

11/03/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti (credit: CBS)

Garcetti Launches Mayor’s Volunteer Corps

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti kicked off an effort to get more city residents involved in their communities Saturday morning.

10/25/2014

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Mayor: ‘Everybody Is Extra, Extra Vigilant’ Toward Any Potential Ebola Threat

The city of Los Angeles is equipped and working to prevent any local outbreak of the Ebola virus, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday.

10/09/2014

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CicLAvia Returns To City Streets On Sunday

Bicyclists and walkers will have exclusive access to 10 miles of streets from Echo Park to East Los Angeles during Sunday’s CicLAvia-Heart of L.A. street festival.

10/04/2014

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Developer Asks For More Time For LA Football Plan

A developer proposing to build an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles is asking the mayor and other city officials for more time to lure a football team.

09/29/2014

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Fast-Food Workers Protest To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

Police said 10 protestors were arrested Thursday during a march downtown for higher wages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2014

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

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (Photo credit: GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico’s President Nieto Talks Trade Ties, Immigration In California Tour

President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico visited the Southland as his first stop in a tour of California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown.

08/25/2014

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Kings-Ducks Bet Brings Mayors To LA River Cleanup

The mayors of Los Angeles and Anaheim paid off a friendly NHL playoff wager Saturday morning when they met to lend a hand during a cleanup of the Los Angeles River.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2014

United States players celebrate winning the Women's Water Polo Gold Medal match between the United States and Spain on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Water Polo Arena on August 9, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Mayor Meeting With Olympic Committee For 2024 LA Bid

Mayor Eric Garcetti was in Colorado Friday to meet with Olympic officials in an effort to bring the games to the Southland in 2024.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2014

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Judge Sides With Mayor’s Office In DWP Trust Fight

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Friday granted a pair of victories to lawyers for Mayor Eric Garcetti in an ongoing bid to force a union leader to disclose how $40 million was spent at two Department of Water and Power trusts.

07/18/2014

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