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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor, Homeless Advocates Have 'Productive, Inspirational' Meeting After Cop Killing

Los Angeles Times | Posted 03.12.2015 | Impact

Ten days after Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a homeless man on skid row, Mayor Eric Garcetti and his staff met with local activists to d...

Former Los Angeles Mayor Won't Run For Senate

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will not run for California's open Senate seat in 2016, the Democrat told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesd...

Former LA Mayor 'Seriously' Considering Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.11.2015 | Politics

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa posted on Facebook Saturday that he is "seriously" considering a run for Senate in California now that S...

Antonio Villaraigosa Takes His Name Out Of Cabinet Race

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 02.05.2013 | Latino Voices

Antonio Villaraigosa’s dream of being rewarded with a Cabinet post for his yeoman job wooing a record number of Latino votes for President Barack Ob...

Charlie Sheen Parties With L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment

Charlie Sheen seems to have found himself a new BFF. The controversial actor snapped a picture with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa with the ca...

Port Strike Endangers Entire Country's 'Economic Engine'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.04.2012 | Los Angeles

California Democratic Congresswoman Janice Hahn expressed her support for striking clerical workers and longshoremen at the ports of Los Angeles and L...

Is Global Warming Inevitable? A Case Study

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 10.19.2012 | Green
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Climate change seems to be everywhere this summer -- freak storms, wildfires, record high temperatures.

Elise Foley

LA Mayor Calls For Obama To Follow California's Lead On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday called for California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to sign a bill that would defy a key Obam...

City Sues Bank Claiming It's A Slumlord

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business

* LA says bank let hundreds of homes slide into disrepair * Lawsuit seeks hundreds of millions of dollars * US Bancorp p...

Dems Reportedly Pick Los Angeles Mayor For Big Role

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Party has picked Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to chair its national convention this summer in Charlotte, N.C. ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Presidential Candidates Skip Meeting With Mayors On Job Creation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 250 of the nation's mayors will be in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss some of America's most pressing issues, including jo...

Teachers Protest Rupert Murdoch At School Summit

AP | By TERENCE CHEA | Posted 12.14.2011 | Education

SAN FRANCISCO -- Teachers in the San Francisco Bay area picketed Thursday outside an education conference that features News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch ...

Amanda Terkel

U.S. Mayors Frustrated With Gridlock On Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) is traveling to Washington, D.C., this week to meet with congressional leaders and let them k...

It's Official: "Red Light Cameras" Don't Work

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

Ever wonder why, with all those "red light cameras" installed across the nation, no city involved in using them has reported any big decrease in accidents or even any significant income gain?

An Oasis in the Heart of Downtown

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

On this sizzling Thursday morning, I witnessed the beginning of the transformation of LA's urban space, as we broke ground on the new downtown Civic P...

Good Teachers Make All the Difference

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Teacher layoffs have a devastating effect on our schools: students are deprived of stablility; staff moral declines; and too often, bright, young, com...

Considering a Hollywood Escape? The New 'Visit Hollywood 2010' Program Offers Special Savings

Mary Hall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Hall

A new "Visit Hollywood 2010" program has launched to celebrate; all the unique attraction that make both visitors and Los Angelenos want to go Hollywood.

LA Layoffs Could Cost City More Than $32 Million

Los Angeles Times | David Zahniser, | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's financial rescue plan for the coming year may soon boil down to the following question: When does it become t...

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa To Announce Today City's Plan To Host 2011 Meeting

LA Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles will serve as host to the 2011 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the largest convention the city has ever hosted, Mayor Antonio Vill...

Clinton, Newsom and Revenge

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherry Bebitch Jeffe

There was a whiff of revenge in former President Bill Clinton's endorsement of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom for California's gubernatorial Democratic primary.

LA Times: LA Needs A Long-Term Plan

latimes.com | January 11, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

From the LA Times Editorial Page: Los Angeles, the city -- not L.A. the megalopolis or the culture or the state of mind, but Los Angeles, the incor...

Jerry Brown To Run For California Governor

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was 1974 when Jerry Brown ran for governor as a dashing 36-year-old reformer, the embodiment of change in Watergate's aftermath. "I was the new sp...