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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.


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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.


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Mayor Eric Garcetti Describes State Of Los Angeles As ‘Strong’

From services to Los Angeles’ infrastructure to jobs, Mayor Eric Garcetti addressed the progress that’s been made and described the state of the city as “strong.”



Mayor Garcetti Refutes Claims City Headed For Bankruptcy

Dan Pellissier, president of the group California Pension Reform, contends L.A. may be just a few years away from becoming unable to repay its debts if costs aren’t kept down.

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Mayor Garcetti Opens Help Desk Outside His Office In City Hall

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is vowing to make City Hall more accessible and user-friendly.

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7 New LA City Council Members Marks Highest Margin Of Newcomers In 4 Decades

For the first time in over forty years, nearly half of the Los Angeles City Council will be made up of new members.


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Villaraigosa Heads To China To Promote LA As Tourist, Trade Hub

Antonio Villaraigosa this weekend is making one last trip to China as mayor of Los Angeles.


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Mayor Villaraigosa Responds To Report That He’s Broke

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Friday responded to a L.A. Weekly article that claimed he was financially broke.


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Former Rival Kevin James Endorses Eric Garcetti For LA Mayor

Republican attorney and former mayoral candidate Kevin James announced Tuesday that he has decided to back Councilman Eric Garcetti’s campaign for mayor.

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Villaraigosa Shoots Down Rumors Of Cabinet Position

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is putting an end to rumors that he’s up for a Cabinet position in the Obama administration.


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LA City Controller Denies Campaigning For Mayor On City’s Dime

Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel Tuesday denied allegations made by a local newspaper that she has been campaigning for the 2013 mayoral race on the taxpayer’s dollar for the past three years.

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County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky Out Of 2014 Mayoral Race

County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky announced Thursday he has decided not to run for the office of mayor of Los Angeles, saying he would give way to “a new generation” of political leaders when his term ends in 2014.

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Villaraigosa Chosen To Chair Democratic National Convention

The Democratic Party has picked Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to chair its national convention this summer in Charlotte, N.C.


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Villaraigosa: Romney Out Of Touch With Middle Class

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says Mitt Romney’s recent comments about the foreclosure crisis show he’s out of touch with middle-class Americans.


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Villaraigosa Appoints Gaye Williams As Next Chief Of Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has appointed political veteran Gaye Williams, a former deputy mayor, to be his next chief of staff.