Mayor Eric Garcetti

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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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LAPD Chief: Ezell Ford Autopsy To Be Made Public By End Of Year

The autopsy on a man who was shot by two police officers in South Los Angeles will be made public by the end of the year, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday.

11/13/2014

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Mayor Garcetti On Bogus Parking Tickets Exposed By CBS2 Report: ‘I Was Pissed’

City leaders sounded off Wednesday in reaction to a story in which CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein exposed that parking enforcers were issuing bogus parking tickets throughout LA County.

11/12/2014

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WorkSource Center Seeks To Provide Training, Resources For Job Seekers

Mayor Eric Garcetti will announce the details of a $36 million facelift of the city’s workforce development program when he speaks at the grand opening of a jobs resource center at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Wednesday.

11/05/2014

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LAFD To Begin Publishing Monthly Verified Response Time Data Reports

The Los Angeles Fire Department will begin releasing verified response time data to the public once a month, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas said Thursday.

10/23/2014

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LA Mayor Links Immigration, US Economy In White House Visit

Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke Wednesday at a White House special event in honor of those who have helped immigrants navigate the naturalization process.

10/22/2014

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LA Mayor Calls For Cuts To Water Usage, DWP Imports To Fight Drought

It was not immediately known what specific steps Mayor Garcetti would be ordering in terms of increased conservation or enforcement of water usage.

10/14/2014

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Biden Wraps Up 2-Day SoCal Trip With Minimum Wage Roundtable Discussion

Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday for a roundtable discussion with business leaders to discuss raising the minimum wage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2014

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Mayor Eric Garcetti Throws His Support Behind McDonnell In LA County Sheriff’s Race

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will join a long list of local and state officials in endorsing Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell for Los Angeles County sheriff.

09/09/2014

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