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Villaraigosa Takes New Post As Professor At USC’s School Of Public Policy

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been appointed as a professor at the University of Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2013

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City Officials Call On UC Professor To Release List Of Buildings At Risk During Quake

The head of the Department of Building and Safety has formerly asked a UC Berkeley professor to share his list of 1,500 possibly vulnerable buildings.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/24/2013

Mayor Eric Garcetti  stopped by the KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO studios Thursday for the first "Ask the Mayor". (Credit: CBS)

Garcetti Talks Runaway Production In 1st ‘Ask The Mayor’ Q&A

Mayor Eric Garcetti signaled his support to boost film and TV production in the city of Los Angeles Thursday during a live on-air Q&A session with KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO.


Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was accused last July of making unwanted sexual advances by over a dozen female alleged vicitims. (credit: Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Ex-San Diego Mayor Pleads Guilty To False Imprisonment, Battery Charges

Disgraced former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner plead guilty Tuesday with felony false imprisonment and two counts of misdemeanor battery.


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KNX1070 To Launch Quarterly ‘Ask The Mayor’ Program

For the first time since assuming office on July 1, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be featured on a live, listener call-in show, “Ask the Mayor”, to air exclusively on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/14/2013

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Mayor’s Working Group To Transform 20 Roadways Into ‘Great Streets’

Nearly two dozen streets and other roadways in Los Angeles may soon be getting a makeover under an effort launched by Mayor Eric Garcetti.


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Mayor Garcetti Calls For LAFD Chief’s Resignation, Announces New Interim Head

Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday appointed a new fire chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department and announced the retirement of current chief Brian Cummings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2013

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (credit: CBS)

Mayor Garcetti Unveils First Major Initiative: Online Accountability Plan

Garcetti wants to expand the use of the LAPD’s successful CompStat program, tracking everything, including pot hole and streetlight repair, on a computer system that residents can check.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Garcetti Hears From Public At ‘Mayor’s Help Desk’ In Boyle Heights

Mayor Eric Garcetti took City Hall on the road Friday by setting up a curbside “Mayor’s Help Desk” in Boyle Heights.


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Mayor Garcetti Meets With Higher Education Leaders

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with leaders from nine colleges and universities Friday to discuss new partnerships for improving the local economy and addressing the city’s current and future challenges.

CBS Los Angeles–09/13/2013

Created in 2012 by artist Jasu Shilpi, the 6-foot-tall bronze statue of Gandhi is under fire from one local activist group. (Photo courtesy City of Cerritos)

Group Calls On Cerritos City Hall To Remove Gandhi Statue

An activist group in Cerritos is stepping up efforts to convince city officials to remove a statue of Mahatma Gandhi.


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Filner Ends Tumultuous Tenure As San Diego Mayor

Bob Filner ended his brief but tumultuous tenure as mayor Friday amid allegations that he sexually harassed women.


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Special Election To Replace San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Will Cost Taxpayers About $6M

San Diego voters will head to the polls Nov. 19 for a special election to see who will replace embattled Mayor Bob Filner.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/28/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks at a press conference announcing his intention to seek professional help amid sexual harassment allegations on July 26, 2013 in San Diego, Calif. (credit: Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Candidates Lining Up To Run For Mayor As San Diego Prepares For Special Election

People were lining up Monday to run for mayor of San Diego in the aftermath of the sexual harassment scandal that toppled Bob Filner and led to yet another city employee claiming she was mistreated by the former congressman.

CBS Los Angeles–08/26/2013

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Mayor Garcetti, DWP Union Leaders Reach Agreement On New Contract

An agreement has been reached between the city and the union representing workers at the Department of Water and Power, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday evening.