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LA Mayor Says Obama Should Cut Deportations

AP | Posted 03.06.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama should cut deportations of migrants and focus resources on the 2 million people in the U.S. who are e...

Four Ways the DWP Union Controls L.A. and Why We Need to Support Mayor Eric Eric Garcetti

Brady Westwater | Posted 10.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

Just when it appeared the Los Angeles City Council was about to rubber stamp the new DWP contract, Mayor Eric Garcetti has gone directly to the public for support.

'The Most Basic Thing'

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 09.24.2013 | Los Angeles

Pledging to release City Hall from the tight security that has dominated it since 9/11, Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday launched a Mayor's Help Desk ...

No More Mr. Nice Guy

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 09.08.2013 | Los Angeles

Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered all department heads to reapply for their jobs on Monday and told reporters he expects some managers will be asked to resi...

LIKE A LASER BEAM

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 08.30.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Eric Garcetti celebrated the start of his first term as mayor Sunday with a promise to do the basic things right while getting Los Ange...

Garcetti's Secret Hipster Life

The Huffington Post | Haley Daniels | Posted 06.30.2013 | Los Angeles

In honor of Eric Garcetti’s offbeat inauguration this Sunday at Grand Park, we’ve compiled a list of the mayor-elect’s craziest quirks and most ...

Oh, Hi There!

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 08.01.2013 | Los Angeles

As he prepares to take on his new responsibilities, Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti announced Friday he is seeking public input on priorities as he began th...

Can Garcetti Put An End To LA's Biggest Problem?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 07.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Joel John Roberts

With significant deficits in the city's budget, and public debate over city employee raises and cuts in services, the notion of ending homelessness for 23,500 Angelenos seems daunting.

The Character of L.A.'s New Mayor, Eric Garcetti

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 07.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Eric Garcetti has just been elected one of Los Angeles' youngest mayors ever. One unforgettable incident defined his character for me in a moment of terrible tragedy for one of our students.

Eric Garcetti's Future

Tom Hayden | Posted 07.22.2013 | Los Angeles
Tom Hayden

Where Garcetti goes from here is momentarily upward -- television interviews, magazine covers -- before his handlers guide his approach back to the mundane mess at City Hall. How will he try to reconcile with labor leaders used to having their way?

How Garcetti Is Locking Down The Hipster Crowd

2012-02-14-Screenshot20120214at2.10.30PM.png | Posted 05.15.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of LA Weekly. By Dennis Romero When a 15-year-old girl died from a drug overdose after she attended Electric Daisy Car...

Awkward Text Messages Leaked

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 07.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel has been attacking her former rival Kevin James as a right-wing "Obama hater" now that he has endorsed City Councilman ...

Why I Am Not Voting for Eric Garcetti for Mayor

Bennet Kelley | Posted 06.29.2013 | Los Angeles
Bennet Kelley

What is so wrong with idealism anyway? It inspires and motivates people to get involved and do great things. Isn't that what is sorely needed in Los Angeles today?

The Most Important Neighborhood In LA?

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 05.31.2013 | Los Angeles

Weeks after the primary election, a faded "Jan Perry for Mayor" sign still hangs outside Laura Hendrix's art gallery in Leimert Park Village in South ...

Hey Now! Garcetti Wins Endorsement From Former Foe

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 05.19.2013 | Los Angeles

One-time mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez endorsed Councilman Eric Garcetti over the weekend, saying he is the best choice to create jobs and fix the...

Kathleen Miles

Hipster Mayor Set To Take Over Second-Largest City In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.18.2013 | Los Angeles

The second-largest city in America looks poised to elect the ultimate hipster candidate as its next mayor. Eric Garcetti drives a Prius, lives in h...

PHOTOS: Meet Our Candidates For Mayor

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles & Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.21.2013 | Los Angeles

Who will be the next mayor of Los Angeles? Judging from the numbers so far, either LA City Controller Wendy Greuel or City Councilman Eric Garcetti, ...