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Los Angeles Stops Holding Immigrants For Deportation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti dealt another blow on Monday to the Obama administration's deportation programs, saying city police will...

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...

8 Reasons Los Angeles Depends On Mexico To Survive

Posted 03.05.2014 | Latino Voices

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is in Mexico City on a three-day trade mission he says underscores the reasons why the City of Angeles needs its south...

Keeping It Mo

Edward Headington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

From time around the Thanksgiving table to corks popping to bring in the New Year, it is a joyous time often full of laughter, tryptophan and the spirit of giving. For 2013, the Headington family is adopting a new tradition: Movember.

'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 ...

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 ...

Best Of Friends!

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 08.08.2013 | Los Angeles

It was billed as L.A.'s ultimate block party, but the Celebrate L.A. event at City Hall on Friday was as much as about saying farewell to Mayor Antoni...

The Mantra That Helped Him Win Mayor

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 08.02.2013 | Los Angeles

A focused, disciplined campaign delivered the Los Angeles mayor's office to Eric Garcetti, who beat Wendy Greuel by sticking to a consistent message a...

On A Razor's Edge

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.21.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The incoming mayor of Los Angeles was able to defeat a fellow Democrat by depicting her as a pawn of utility union bosses in a cit...

Does Anyone Even Care?

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.21.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Voters were choosing the next mayor of Los Angeles on Tuesday, but most residents probably haven't noticed. The turnout tally was...

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.

Seeking Latino Votes With Attack Ads

The Los Angeles Times | Kate Linthicum and Seema Mehta | Posted 05.16.2013 | Latino Voices

The importance of Latinos in next week's mayoral election was highlighted again Wednesday as a new round of dueling attacks ads emerged seeking to und...

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...

Is Hollywood Choosing Sides?

2011-11-11-Screenshot20111111at3.30.52PM.png | Posted 10.25.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter and first appeared in the Oct. 12 issue of the magazine. By Tina Daunt It seems that Michael...

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...

We Owe It to Ourselves to Ask Mayoral Hopefuls Tough Questions

Austin Beutner | Posted 08.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Austin Beutner

Los Angeles is a special place, blessed with diversity and many unique neighborhoods, which make one of the greatest cities in the world. But the city will only realize its potential if leaders face up to the challenges and make the right choices.

L.A.'s Next Mayor?

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Alice M. Walton | Posted 07.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Developer Rick Caruso, a billionaire who said he asked his 11-year-old daughter for advice on his speech, stood before a crowded room at the Millenniu...

Wendy Greuel Joins Crowded Field For Mayor In 2013

thecitymaven.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Brush off your Wendy Greuel lawn signs because over the weekend, the city controller made it official, filing her paperwork with the city Ethics Commi...

Back to School

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Antonio Villaraigosa

We are entering a new era of accountability and reform in the Los Angeles education system, where public schools strive for metrics-driven change -- and are held accountable to achieve it.