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Entries by Antonio Villaraigosa from 01/2010

Making Every Angeleno Count

| Posted 01.04.2010 | Los Angeles

Every 10 years, our Constitution requires the federal government to make an accurate count of all of its residents. The data retrieved from the census...

City at Safest Level in 50 Years

| Posted 01.06.2010 | Los Angeles

While last year's long unemployment lines seemed to forecast rising crime rates, our city continues to experience its lowest number of homicides since 1967.

First Of Its Kind Gang Intervention Academy

| Posted 01.07.2010 | Huffington Post

Although overall crime continues to drop in Los Angeles - we continue to see gang violence as one of the serious threats facing our City. Most of our ...

Changing The Way L.A. Does Business

| Posted 01.11.2010 | Los Angeles

Today, I proud to announce the appointment of Austin Beutner as First Deputy Mayor and Chief Executive for Economic and Business Policy. Through this...

We Need an Open Debate on Prop 8

| Posted 01.14.2010 | Los Angeles

The public deserves to see the true face of intolerance and prejudice behind Proposition 8. Yesterday's court decision is yet another unjust ruling in the fight for equal rights for all people.

Faith Community Joins Census Partnership

| Posted 01.19.2010 | Los Angeles

Today I called on the City's faith leaders to join in our efforts to ensure that every Angeleno is counted in the 2010 census.

Weathering the Storm

| Posted 01.20.2010 | Los Angeles

Today, during Los Angeles' heaviest rain storms in recent memory, I'm in the field with our hardworking and dedicated fire fighters and police officers.

LA's Finest

| Posted 01.22.2010 | Los Angeles

I want to thank the LAFD and the LAPD for stepping up and performing at their best this week when Los Angeles was hit with several, severe rainstorms.

Three Events, One Message: Creating Jobs

| Posted 01.25.2010 | Los Angeles

LA is open for business and focused on getting Angelenos back to work.

High Speed Rail Is Coming Right on Time

| Posted 01.28.2010 | Los Angeles

Today is a great day for California. We were just awarded $2.3+ billion to build our high speed rail network. With 14% unemployment in LA, we're ready to get people back to work.

Getting Working Families the Tax Credit They Deserve

| Posted 01.28.2010 | Los Angeles

Today at El Centro del Pueblo in Echo Park, we got this tax season off to the right start by letting residents know that free tax assistance is availa...