Eric Garcetti

LAPD Gets $1 Million From U.S. Department of Justice For Body CamsThe Los Angeles Police Department was awarded $1 million by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday for the purchase of body cameras, despite outcry from activists that the department's policies on the use and release of the footage hinders transparency.
Mayor, LAPD Chief Defend Policy Withholding Officer Body Camera FootageThe city’s policy restricting the release of video from police officer body cameras is needed to preserve evidence needed to ensure criminal convictions and prevent sometimes-embarrassing footage from being publicly aired, city and police officials said.
USOC & LA 2024 To Host Media Teleconference From SwitzerlandThe United States Olympic Committee and the group LA 2024 will be hosting a media teleconference on Thursday following a meeting in Switzerland.
Los Angeles Poised To Vote On 2024 Olympic PlanA 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.
Los Angeles Strikes 2024 Olympic Bid Deal With USOCLos 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.
Architect Frank Gehry Joins Efforts To Revitalize Los Angeles RiverBig 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.
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.
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.
Next Chapter In Downtown LA’s Renaissance Gets Underway With Announcement Of Development ProjectThe next chapter in downtown Los Angeles’ renaissance is underway with the announcement of a $500 million makeover.
Garcetti Mum After Meeting With Black Lives Matter ActivistsMayor Eric Garcetti had very little to say to reporters after he left the 90-minute closed-door meeting with members of Black Lives Matter.
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.
LA Mayor Signs City's Minimum Wage Increase Into LawThe mayor joined officials Saturday afternoon at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located in the 3900 block of Western Avenue, for the signing.