| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Like the four mayors before him, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will embark this weekend on a trade mission to China, South Korea and Japan, with an 80-member delegation of local officials and business leaders.
The mayor says the goal of the 12-day...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday that he had ordered police to allow the release soon of an autopsy report on a mentally ill man fatally shot by officers three months ago.
Garcetti made a surprise appearance Thursday at an LAPD news...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Stung by South Los Angeles' exclusion from a program that gives communities a leg up in qualifying for millions of dollars in development grants, business, education and religious leaders from the region are banding together for a second try at winning...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Several Los Angeles City Council members are calling on federal lawmakers to do more to help the thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the Mexican border alone in recent months.
L.A. officials plan to introduce a council motion Friday...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:03 PM
A committee of Los Angeles lawmakers decided Tuesday to seek outside help in analyzing the possible effects of raising the minimum wage to $13.25 or $15.25.
Mayor Eric Garcetti has recommended gradually raising the wage to reach $13.25 in 2017, then...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:30 AM
With a hefty boost in the state's film and TV incentives signed and sealed, Los Angeles city council members on Tuesday took a number of steps to resolving permitting and bureaucratic issues to try to make filming in city limits a bit smoother.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that a National Football League team is "highly likely" to return to the city in the next year.
On an "Ask the Mayor" segment on KNX-AM (1070), Garcetti said that though L.A. doesn't want to subsidize a...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Two Los Angeles City Council members want to transform empty, blighted lots into flourishing urban farms.
A motion introduced Wednesday by Councilmen Felipe Fuentes and Curren Price calls for landowners to receive tax breaks for leasing vacant...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:38 PM
With the clock running out on its proposal to build a pro football stadium in downtown Los Angeles, Anschutz Entertainment Group has appealed to the city for extra time to land a team and work on an alternative development in case the effort fails....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:01 PM
For much of the past decade, Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks has been a force at City Hall. He helped topple a mayor, played a key role in steering the city through the Great Recession and served as a counterweight to the political pull of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Los Angeles lawmakers could vote as soon as Wednesday to boost the minimum wage for workers at big hotels to $15.37 -- well above the minimum that Mayor Eric Garcetti is championing for workers citywide.
Labor groups have rallied behind the plan to ramp...