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This Is What Mayors Do When They Get Together

AP | Posted 03.06.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — What do the mayors of gigantic cities do when they get together? According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, "Compare apps." G...

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...

'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 ...

Want Money Out of Politics? Vote Garcetti and Prop C This Tuesday!

Wendy Block | Posted 07.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Wendy Block

Seven-ish months ago I hated Los Angeles, didn't care who ran for mayor, and had no conception that the city could do anything to hasten the day when the Big Money devil is no longer allowed to poison politics and, by extension, almost every aspect of life.

Was There Ever Any Doubt?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles & Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles

The LA 2013 mayoral primary Tuesday came down to a runoff between Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel. The polls closed at 8 ...

Animal Issues in Los Angeles

Kevin James | Posted 03.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

My work within Los Angeles on animal issues over the past two decades has prepared me to meet the many challenges the city's Animal Services department currently faces. There are several issues facing LAAS that I will make a priority as mayor.

'It's Not A People's Pledge, It's An Eric Garcetti Is Afraid Of Wendy Greuel Pledge'

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 03.20.2013 | Los Angeles

The three top rivals facing Eric Garcetti in the Los Angeles mayor's race said Thursday they won't sign a pledge to forgo the use of outside funds for...

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...

Mayor Candidate: Don't Underestimate Me!

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 03.09.2013 | Los Angeles

Councilwoman Jan Perry's campaign for mayor is as much about overcoming perceptions as it is persuading people to vote for her. "I don't understand w...

An LA Mayor Hasn't Done This Since 1985

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 01.10.2013 | Los Angeles

With a potential threat from the Panama Canal expansion and the increased trade opportunities, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced plans for a 10-day...

Outsourcing Hollywood, Billions Leave Local Economy, Families Separated

Kevin James | Posted 11.12.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

One of America's most lucrative exports is entertainment. It wasn't long ago that L.A. was the entertainment capital of the world. But lack of a vision for L.A.'s future by current city leadership has led to the destruction of a local industry.

Los Angeles City Officials Were Warned of "Lost" Millions Years Ago And Did Nothing

Kevin James | Posted 10.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

Californians up and down the state have started asking questions about their own city's finances and accounting practices as well, particularly because of municipal bankruptcy fears that have been sweeping the state.

Elise Foley

Antonio Villaraigosa: Palin More Qualified Than Marco Rubio

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, one of the most prominent Latino elected officials in the country, said Wednesday that Sen. Marc...

Understanding The Mayor's Budget

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Posted 04.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton. The $7.2 billion budget released today by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa calls for layi...

Lu Parker, TV Newscaster, Dating LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Los Angeles Times | Phil Willon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A Los Angeles television reporter is dating Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, about two years after his extramarital affair with another local newscaster le...