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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 Announces Big Step In Promise To Get Veterans Working

Local veterans in search of jobs had reason for hope Tuesday as Mayor Eric Garcetti announced major steps forward in his promise to get 10,000 veterans working.

07/14/2015

Protesters: City Ordinance Discriminates Against The Homeless In LA

Activists Monday are expected to protest outside of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s home in response to a recently approved ordinance that discriminates against those who are homeless.

07/06/2015

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Termed-Out City Councilman Tom LaBonge Given Fond Send-Off

Mayor Eric Garcetti joined the City Council Tuesday in saluting Tom LaBonge’s nearly 40 years of public service.

06/23/2015

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Mayor Garcetti Addresses Ezell Ford Investigation, Aftermath

Protesters held signs saying things like “Ezell Would Have Wanted A Living Wage.”

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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Protesters Pitch Tents Near Mayor’s Home Ahead Of Commission’s Plans To Discuss Ezell Ford

The Police Commission is scheduled Tuesday to review the controversial case of Ezell Ford, a mentally ill black man fatally shot by police last summer.

06/08/2015

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Ezell Ford Shooting Protesters Confront LA Mayor Outside Mansion

Angry protesters camped outside the Hancock Park home of Eric Garcetti confronted the Los Angeles mayor Monday morning as he left for Washington D.C.

06/08/2015

Members of the group #BlackLivesMatter said they want Mayor Eric Garcetti to fire LAPD Chief Charlie Beck. (credit: CBS)

Black Lives Matter Protesters Demand Mayor Garcetti Fire LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

Ezell Ford’s mother came to the protest and handed out water and chips to the demonstrators.

06/07/2015

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City Council Passes $8.6B Budget Plan To Boost Public Safety

Officials have approved an $8.6 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that boosts funding for public safety and other services.

05/21/2015

Steve Aoki, Grammy-nominated producer and deejay, loves downtown LA and doesn't care who knows it. (credit: CBS)

DJ, Music Producer Steve Aoki Celebrates Downtown LA With Tribute Concert

“I love LA,” said Aoki, “so much is happening here.”

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Officials Say Tickets To LAoki Concert In Downtown LA Now Sold Out

The concert has been sold out. Anyone without a ticket will be turned away from the event.

05/15/2015

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Officials Collect Hundreds Of Firearms In LA Gun Buyback Program

Officials Monday announced that 746 firearms were taken off the street in a Gun Buyback program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2015

Some of the hundreds of guns returned Saturday as part of the latest gun  buyback program. (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Take Part In LA’s Latest Gun Buyback Program

The mayor stopped by the West LA location to see how it was going.

05/09/2015

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LA To Launch 2015 Gun Buyback Program On Saturday

The program, which has taken over 13,000 weapons off the streets in its six years of existence, is set to begin again on Saturday, when the LAPD and City Hall will team up once more as part of the city’s Gang-Reduction and Youth Development program.

05/04/2015

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