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Eric Garcetti

City officials are split over a proposed  concert featuring Jay-Z (pictured) and over two dozen other artists at Grand Park in downtown L.A. (Photo credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Garcetti, Jay Z To Announce Plans For ‘Made In America’ Music Festival

The rapper is scheduled to announce plans to launch “Made In America” in Grand Park on Wednesday alongside Mayor Eric Garcetti, County Supervisor Gloria Molina and executives from event sponsor Budweiser.

04/15/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Launches ‘Back To Basics’ Campaign In Inaugural State Of The City Address

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti gave his inaugural State of the City address on Thursday, discussing challenges for the city as well as potential solutions.

04/10/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Deficit, DWP Reform To Top Garcetti’s ‘State Of The City’ Address

Mayor Eric Garcetti was expected to deliver his first State of the City address Thursday as Los Angeles faces a projected $242 million deficit and administrative issues at one of its largest utilities.

04/10/2014

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Garcetti Backs Beck’s Decision To Lighten Penalty For Nephew Of Former Deputy Chief

Beck lightened a penalty for Shaun Hillman, the nephew of former LAPD Deputy Chief Michael Hillman and son of a retired LAPD officer who was accused of pulling a gun on a man at a bar in Norco in 2012.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Garcetti Urges Passage Of $300B Plan To Fix US Roads, Alleviate LA Traffic Nightmare

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti gave the keynote address at the the San Gabriel Valley Transportation Forum in Industry on Wednesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/26/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Garcetti Launches Interactive Website Detailing City Finances

The Open Budget Portal promises to let taxpayers know how their “dollars are being spent,” and provides graphs marking trends, departmental revenue data and expenditures from 2009 to the current year.

03/19/2014

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter

Garcetti, Fire Commission Orders Investigation Into LAFD Recruitment Process

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday ordered an independent investigation into the Los Angeles Fire Department’s recruiting and hiring process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Report Reveals Millions In Taxpayer Dollars Spent On Salaries For LAPD Union Officers

Taxpayers are paying a $750,000 bill every year for the officers, who work at the Los Angeles Police Protective League.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Taxpayer-Funded Luxury Cars For LA City Councilmembers

With the city of Los Angeles facing a $200 million deficit, we found some city councilmembers purchasing fancy cars at the expense of taxpayers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

The City Council unanimously approved former Anaheim city manager Marcie Edwards as the new DWP General Manager in February. (credit: CBS)

Garcetti Nominates Anaheim City Manager To Head DWP

Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday nominated Anaheim City Manager Marcie Edwards to be the new general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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LA To Host U.S. Marathon Trials For 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Los Angeles will host the U.S. marathon trials for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2014

Metro light rail train

Garcetti Talks LAX People-Mover, Tougher DWP Oversight On ‘Ask The Mayor’

Public transit to LAX and improved oversight for the Department of Water and Power (DWP) will be two of the top priorities for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

01/29/2014

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Highest-Ranking Woman In History Of LAFD Announces Retirement

The Los Angeles Fire Department’s highest-ranking woman ever has announced her retirement.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2014

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Garcetti Launches First Gun Buyback Initiative As Mayor

CBS2′s Pat Harvey sat down with the mayor to talk about the importance of the program, aimed at reducing violence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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Nelson Mandela Remembered By Fellow Congregants At First A.M.E. Church

More than 1,000 First A.M.E. church members paid their respects at the morning service, where Bishop T. Larry Kirkland spoke.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/08/2013

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