Protesters Clash With Police Over Shutdown Of Echo Park Lake Homeless Camps, 182 ArrestedAbout a dozen people were arrested Thursday night during a protest against the removal of a large-scale homeless encampment at Echo Park Lake.
MTA Board Increases Police Contracts, Promises Funding For AlternativesThe Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thursday unanimously voted to increase law enforcement contracts with the Los Angeles and Long Beach police departments and L.A. County Sheriff's Department, but the total amount increased was $75 million less than initially requested.
Newsom: 'We're Going To Increase The Pace And Distribution' At New COVID Vaccination Super SitesGovernor Gavin Newsom said in a press conference Friday that 1.18 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given out so far across California.
Garcetti Teams Up With Mayors Around US For COVID Vaccination PlanMayor Eric Garcetti of the City of Los Angeles is teaming up with mayors from major cities across the United States to ask the incoming Biden administration for proper resources and funding as coronavirus vaccines are distributed.
Garcetti Announces Design Competition For New Standard StreetlightThe entries will be judged by a panel of seven experts in design, lighting and public infrastructure. The winner will be announced in June 2020.
'CleanStat' Program Aims To Clean Up LA's Dirtiest StreetsFour percent of Los Angeles city's blocks are considered dirty, filled with loose trash or piles from illegal dumping, and need immediate cleaning.
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.
Mayor Garcetti Refutes Claims City Headed For BankruptcyDan Pellissier, president of the group California Pension Reform, contends L.A. may be just a few years away from becoming unable to repay its debts if costs aren't kept down.
Garcetti Takes Over As 'Back To Basics' Mayor Mayor Eric Garcetti planned to meet with constituents Monday as he began the first day under his self-described "back to basics" administration.
Homeland Security Conference Convenes For First Time In LACity leaders and security officials assembled Tuesday for the opening of the first-ever national homeland security conference in downtown Los Angeles.