Mayor Eric Garcetti

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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.

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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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Restaurant Owners, Employees Rally For Citywide Pay Increase In LA

Restaurant employees Monday called on officials to consider a citywide pay increase in order to meet higher minimum wages.

05/04/2015

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LA Mayor Launches Clean Streets Initiative

The mayor of Los Angeles is talking trash — and how to get rid of it.

04/23/2015

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Angelenos Invited To Free Downtown Concert Thrown By DJ Steve Aoki

Mayor Eric Garcetti invited Angelenos Thursday to a free downtown concert featuring deejay and electronic musician Steve Aoki, who is releasing a new album next month.

04/16/2015

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