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Garcetti to D.C. to attend 3-day mayor’s conference

Mayor Eric Garcetti is among 20 Southland mayors set to attend the three-day 84th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which begins Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Garcetti is scheduled to address the conference on Thursday. Other Southland mayors with high-profile roles at the conference are Robert Garcia of Long Beach, the vice chair of the […]

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Mayor appoints Wendy Greuel to head Homeless Services Authority

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that he has appointed former Los Angeles city Controller Wendy Greuel, his opponent in the 2013 mayoral race, to the board overseeing the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The joint city and county agency operates programs and services for homeless individuals around the county and decides how to distribute federal funding for homelessness […]

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Garcetti says mega-developments will make L.A. housing more affordable

Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he is concerned a proposed ballot measure to halt so-called “mega projects” could make it more expensive to live in Los Angeles, but supporters said Garcetti’s plan to boost development will lead to more luxury apartments and gentrification. A coalition of residents and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation are seeking to qualify an initiative […]

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Garcetti, Beck downplay dispute with New York over school closure

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck today downplayed a perceived dispute between Los Angeles and New York officials over the handling of similar threats sent to schools in both cities, leading to no closures on the East Coast but the daylong shuttering of the entire Los Angeles Unified School District. “The back-and-forth between New York and Los […]

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Garcetti backs plan for DWP to hike rates

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said today he supports the Department of Water and Power’s proposal to raise water rates over the next five years to help pay for pipe system upgrades. Garcetti said the hike would fund necessary improvements and raise monthly rates an average of $3 per year for each customer. “No one likes to […]

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