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  • Why the Future of E3 May Not Involve Los Angeles

    The Electronic Entertainment Expo, the videogame industry's largest convention, could leave Los Angeles. If it does, it would cost the city $40 million a year in revenue. The Entertainment Software Assn., which owns E3 -- this is the event's 20th...
  • Garcetti promises 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Monday to secure 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017.  The city will dedicate $9 million over the next five years to connect veterans with jobs, the mayor said, and ensure that 10% of those served at the city's new...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti announces job assistance program for veterans

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti announces job assistance program for veterans
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced a multi-agency assistance program for veterans whose employment prospects have lagged in the recovery, pledging to secure 10,000 jobs by 2017 for those who served in the military. The city will...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti to sing 'New York, New York' on TV if Kings lose

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti to sing 'New York, New York' on TV if Kings lose
    If the Kings lose the Stanley Cup to the New York Rangers, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has promised to sing Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Garcetti and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have placed a bet on the outcome of...
  • L.A. leaders ask employers not to reject people with criminal records

    L.A. leaders ask employers not to reject people with criminal records
    So people with criminal records are not automatically rejected when they apply for jobs, Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price proposed Friday that employers be asked to conduct background checks only after a candidate has been found to be qualified....
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards

    Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2013, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored both accountability journalism and what Editor Davan Maharaj called “the ever-growing types of journalism we produce in this Digital Age.” “This age...
  • Eric Garcetti endorses funding mass transit with cap-and-trade revenue

    Eric Garcetti endorses funding mass transit with cap-and-trade revenue
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined two leading state Senate Democrats on Friday to support a plan to invest the state's cap-and-trade revenue in mass transit and affordable housing.  "This is smart legislation," Garcetti said, "because it would...
  • Holding even-year L.A. city elections to boost turnout gets second nod

    Holding even-year L.A. city elections to boost turnout gets second nod
    A citizens commission charged with finding ways to boost Los Angeles' low voter turnout called Thursday for city elections to move from odd-numbered years to even ones, when higher profile contests like governor or president are on the ballot. The Los...
  • L.A. needs a museum honoring L.A.

    L.A. needs a museum honoring L.A.
    How often do I have to say this? At least once more, it seems. The city of Los Angeles needs a Museum of the City of Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti has just announced his "Great Streets Initiative" — in Paris, they’d promote them as...
  • Robert Garcia narrowly wins Long Beach mayoral race

    Robert Garcia narrowly wins Long Beach mayoral race
    Long Beach politics will soon see a changing of the guard after voters elected an openly gay Latino mayor who pledged to unite the city's disparate neighborhoods. City Councilman Robert Garcia narrowly defeated real estate investor Damon Dunn in an...
  • In Sacramento, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti talks water, film tax credit

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders Thursday in his first visit to the Capitol since taking office. Water infrastructure and a proposed film tax credit were at the top of the day's agenda. Garcetti is...