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Mayor Halts ‘Fatally Flawed’ LAFD Hiring Process, Vows Reform

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday a halt to what he called a “fatally flawed” recruiting process for the Los Angeles Fire Department and pledged further reform efforts.

03/20/2014

The City Council unanimously approved former Anaheim city manager Marcie Edwards as the new DWP General Manager in February. (credit: CBS)

DWP Chief, LA Mayor Assure Commercial Customers Of Progress On Reforms

Several of the biggest commercial customers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) met Tuesday with the new general manager for an update on proposed reforms for the utility.

03/11/2014

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Police Reach Out To Multiple Arrestees With Hand-Delivered Letters

The letters are addressed to so-called “multiple arrestees,” described as someone living in the LAPD’s Mission Station area who was arrested more than once last year.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/04/2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

LA Mayor, Business Leaders In Mexico To Boost Trade Ties

Mayor Eric Garcetti was in Mexico City Monday on a four-day trip to promote trade with the city of Los Angeles.

03/03/2014

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Governor, Mayor Meet With Climate Change Task Force On Drought

The task force was created in November to oversee federal efforts to guard against droughts, floods, wildfires and storms related to climate change, according to officials.

02/13/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Discusses Drought, Importance Of Water Conservation

Mayor Eric Garcetti Wednesday discussed the city’s response to the statewide drought and the importance of water conservation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

Entertainment attorney and new "film czar" Ken Ziffren was a key player in resolving a Writer's Guild strike, according to the mayor's office. (Photo credit: Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images for HRTS)

Garcetti Taps Entertainment Lawyer As New Film ‘Czar’

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday the appointment of a prominent entertainment attorney to lead the fight against runaway production in the Southland.

02/10/2014

The City Council unanimously approved former Anaheim city manager Marcie Edwards as the new DWP General Manager in February. (credit: CBS)

LADWP Board Backs Anaheim City Manager For GM

Edwards was nominated by Mayor Eric Garcetti last week to head the LADWP following the departure of Ron Nichols, who stepped down after three years in the position.

02/04/2014

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Safety Concerns Raised At LA City Hall After Transient Vandalizes Office

A recent security breach at LA City Hall has underscored ongoing safety concerns at the iconic building. A transient managed to jump over a counter and vandalize a councilman’s office.

02/03/2014

Cans of energy drinks are displayed in a store in San Diego, California 10 November 2006. The kick from caffeine has a growing number of consumers jumping into energy drinks-soft drinks spiked with nutritional aids and stimulants despite warnings from health professionals. The drinks are often aimed at the youth market with edgy names like Rockstar and Full Throttle, and the provocatively named Cocaine Energy Drink, which despite its name contains no illegal ingredients. The typical energy drink sells for two dollars or more per can or bottle, well above the average price of traditional soft drinks. (credit: EARL S.CRYER/AFP/Getty Images)

LA May Become First City In US To Implement Age Restriction On Energy Drink Purchases

Los Angeles could become the nation’s first city to ban minors from purchasing energy drinks, as the City Council considers restrictive policies on the beverages.

01/27/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Pays Hospital Visit To Woman Struck By SUV He Was Riding In

Mayor Eric Garcetti, a passenger in a police SUV that struck a pedestrian on Tuesday, visited the victim in the hospital this morning.

01/15/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Was Passenger In LAPD Vehicle That Struck Pedestrian In Downtown LA

Mayor Eric Garcetti was a passenger in a Los Angeles Police Department vehicle that struck a pedestrian Tuesday, but city officials say he was not hurt in the accident.

01/14/2014

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LAPD Highlights Drop In Crime Rates For 11th Straight Year

Crime rates are down across the city of Los Angeles and murders citywide are at their lowest level since 1966, Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announced Monday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/13/2014

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LAFD Resumes Twitter Account Activity After ‘Temporary Hiatus’

Call it a short-lived social media sabbatical for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

12/12/2013

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Half Of All Contested Parking Tickets Are Being Overturned: Here’s Why

“I wasn’t parked at that location,” Michael Rodas said.

11/27/2013

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