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Garcetti, DWP Try To Smooth Ripples Caused By $15B Estimate To Earthquake-Proof LA’s Water Pipes

A report on what it would cost to earthquake-proof L.A.’s water supply is causing an aftershock through City Hall.

03/21/2015

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LA Mayor Begins Raising Money For 2017 Re-Election

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is raising money for his 2017 re-election campaign, in the low-key style that has become a trademark.

03/11/2015

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App Notifies Users To Nearby Medical Emergencies

Mayor Eric Garcetti and the fire chief touted a smartphone app Wednesday that alerts people with CPR training if someone in a nearby public area is suffering from cardiac arrest and needs help.

03/04/2015

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Wonder Woman Tech Conference Attracts Hundreds In Playa Vista

A weekend-long conference was held in Playa Vista to empower females of all ages to pursue careers within the tech industry.

03/02/2015

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LA, Long Beach Mayors Pledge More Efficiency At Port Complex

A tentative labor agreement between dockworkers and port employers was hailed Monday by the mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach, who say their cities will work more closely on eliminating cargo congestion at the port complex.

02/23/2015

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Mayor Garcetti Updates Chamber On Earthquake Resilience Plan

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday shared his plan with the Chamber of Commerce to make the city the epicenter of preparedness when an earthquake strikes.

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Ex-Mexican Mafia Leader Makes Bid For Freedom

Records show an ex-Mexican Mafia leader whose talk with a group of business executives and police officials drew criticism this week has been helped by his close relationship with law enforcement to make a bid for freedom.

01/31/2015

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After CBS2 Investigation, LA Will Refund Drivers For More Than $1M In Erroneous Parking Tickets

A CBS2 investigative report has prompted the City of Los Angeles to refund more than $1.1 million in parking tickets mistakenly doled out to drivers and, just recently, CBS2 learned that parking officials are still handing out these kinds of tickets.

01/29/2015

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Report: More Outreach Needed To Diversify Los Angeles Fire Department

A report released Thursday found that more outreach is needed to increase the number of women and minority firefighters in the Los Angeles Fire Department.

01/22/2015

January 19, 1994 -- A bulldozer begins to tear down a section of the Santa Monica Freeway 19 January 1994 that collapsed during the Northridge earthquake. Commuters were urged to leave for work two hours earlier due to the 300 foot section of the road that is closed. (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

On 1994 Quake Anniversary, LA Mayor Discusses Plans To Improve City’s Infrastructure

On the anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was promoting his new plan for quake preparedness. But he’s learning it may be a tough sell.

01/17/2015

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Earthquake Plan Calls For Mandatory Retrofitting On Thousands Of LA Structures

Mandatory earthquake retrofitting should be required on thousands of buildings in Los Angeles to reduce potential damage from a devastating quake, experts told city lawmakers Wednesday.

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Volunteers Assemble 4,500 Gift Bags For Homebound Seniors

Volunteers, including Mayor Eric Garcetti and his wife, will assemble thousands of gift bags Wednesday to be delivered to about 4,500 homebound seniors.

12/17/2014

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Garcetti Announces New Policy Outfitting All LAPD Officers With Body Cameras

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday afternoon announced his plan to outfit every Los Angeles Police Department officer with body cameras.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2014

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Volunteers Sought To Assemble 4,500 Gift Bags For Homebound Seniors

Mayor Eric Garcetti and his wife will join volunteers at the Los Angeles Convention Center Wednesday to fill gift bags that will be delivered to about 4,500 homebound seniors.

12/16/2014

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778 Firearms Taken Off The Street During City Of LA’s Annual Gun Buyback

More than 750 guns were taken off the streets of Los Angeles during the city’s annual Gun Buyback program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/15/2014

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