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Los Angeles Presented As U.S. Bidder For 2024 Olympic Games In Switzerland

An initial pitch presenting Los Angeles as the U.S. bidder to host the 2024 Summer games was made to the International Olympic Committee Thursday during a “very productive” round of talks in Switzerland.

09/03/2015

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City Leaders Prepare Financial Plan As LA Becomes U.S. Favorite To Host 2024 Olympics

As word spreads that the United States Olympic Committee wants the U.S. bid for the 2024 Olympic Games to go to Los Angeles, Mayor Garcetti and other city leaders look to assemble a winning financial plan to win.

08/12/2015

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Los Angeles Proposes $4.1B Budget If Olympic Candidate

A mayor’s adviser says that if the city of Los Angeles becomes the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympics after Boston’s recent drop from contention, the organizers’ proposed budget for the Summer Games would be $4.1 billion.

08/10/2015

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LA’s Notorious Traffic Would Get Worse With Proposed ‘Green’ Transportation Overhaul

The Los Angeles City Council is trying to get drivers to ditch their cars and take alternative modes of transportation.

08/10/2015

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Los Angeles Outlaws Large-Capacity Gun Magazines

Los Angeles has banned possession of gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition, closing a loophole in state law.

08/07/2015

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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

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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

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