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KNX1070 hosts "Ask The Mayor" Q&A with Mayor Eric Garcetti  (credit: KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO)

Garcetti Faces Questions Over DC Fundraising Trip, Timing On ‘Ask The Mayor’

Mayor Eric Garcetti defended his decision to attend a Washington, D.C. fundraiser for his 2017 re-election campaign on the eve of the Police Commission’s ruling on the fatal officer-involved shooting of Ezell Ford.

06/16/2015

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LA Mayor Signs City’s Minimum Wage Increase Into Law

The mayor joined officials Saturday afternoon at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located in the 3900 block of Western Avenue, for the signing.

06/13/2015

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Mayor Backs Beck’s Efforts To Reach Out To LAPD Ranks After Commission Ruling

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti voiced his support Thursday for LAPD Chief Charlie Beck after reaching out to officers in the wake of the police commission’s decision in the Ezell Ford shooting.

06/11/2015

Tensions ran high last Thursday as Venice residents voiced outrage over the fatal shooting of unarmed homeless man Brendon Glenn. (CBS)

Mayor Cites ‘Previous Commitments,’ ‘Family Engagement’ For Absence At Venice Meeting

Mayor Eric Garcetti told KNX 1070 he was unable to attend a community meeting in Venice last week about the fatal shooting of a homeless man by police due to “previous commitments”.

05/11/2015

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State Controller To Probe City Of Industry Finances Over ‘Significant Discrepancies’

The investigation comes in response to an audit that raised questions about $326 million in payments linked to a former mayor and his family.

05/07/2015

Lyvette Crespo in an undated photo (CBS)

Wife Of Slain Bell Gardens Mayor Makes Bail On Involuntary Manslaughter Charge

Crespo, who faces up to 21 years in state prison if convicted, is due back in Los Angeles Superior Court on May 29 for a pretrial hearing.

04/24/2015

Lyvette Crespo in an undated photo (CBS)

Wife Of Slain Bell Gardens Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Voluntary Manslaughter

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo has pleaded not guilty to a grand jury indictment charging her with voluntary manslaughter, prosecutors announced Thursday.

04/23/2015

City of Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for DIRECTV)

Inglewood Mayor To Tout NFL Stadium Plans In ‘State Of The City’ Address

Two competing plans for a new stadium to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles will likely be a hot topic when the mayor of Inglewood gives his annual State of the City address Thursday.

04/23/2015

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LA Mayor Unveils $8.5B Budget Plan To Boost Services, LAPD Staffing

Tree-trimming services, sidewalk repairs, and affordable housing would be among several local programs to receive a boost in funding under the Mayor’s budget plan.

04/20/2015

Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) signs executive  directive for his "Sustainable City pLAn". (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero/Twitter)

Mayor Launches ‘First-Ever’ Sustainability Plan For LA Economy, Environment

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released a long-range plan Wednesday aimed at making the city more economically and environmentally sustainable.

04/08/2015

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LA Mayor To Talk Business Development In DC

Mayor Eric Garcetti is a man on the move.

03/16/2015

Photo dated May 1, 2014. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Garcetti Joins Effort To Oppose Lawsuit Over Immigration Reform

Mayor Eric Garcetti was among more than 30 mayors to go to court Monday in an effort to oppose a lawsuit to block President Obama’s immigration reform plan.

01/26/2015

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AP: Inglewood Stadium Developers Expect $100M In Tax Reimbursements

An AP review has found that the developers behind the recently proposed NFL stadium and complex in Inglewood expect to recoup up to $100 million in local tax dollars in the first five years of operation.

01/12/2015

Former Costa Mesa Mayor and Pearl Harbor survivor Jack Hammet receives the city's Lifetime Service Award in 2007. (credit: costamesa.gov.)

Pearl Harbor Survivor, Ex-Costa Mesa Mayor Dies At 94

The city’s sports complex is named in Jack Hammett’s honor.

12/13/2014

Alan Long (credit: Murrieta Police Dept.)

Former Murrieta Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charges

The former mayor of Murrieta Tuesday pleaded not guilty to felony drunk driving charges following an October crash that injured four high school cheerleaders.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

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