LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with President Barack Obama today during his first visit to the nation’s capital since he took office July 1. “The president wanted to personally welcome the mayor to Washington in his first trip, and they had a good discussion,” Garcetti [...]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Antonio Villaraigosa added another gig to his post- mayoral resume today with a new role as...
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A federal government shutdown sparked by a dispute over Obamacare raised the ire of some area...
By CNN’s Bryan Koenig (CNN) — In addition to a 30-month prison sentence, former Democrat...
From City News Service Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was released from jury duty after spending the day at the downtown criminal courts building without being impaneled for a trial Monday. Garcetti reported to the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center shortly after 9 a.m., according to Garcetti spokesman [...]Read more ›
From City News Service City Councilman Tom LaBonge is termed out of office by the city’s term limits law in June 2015. But with the 2015 city election about 18 months away, the list of people hoping to take his place on the council is beginning to grow. Another city [...]Read more ›
By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Among this week’s 50th anniversary celebrations of the march on Washington, immortalized by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, fledgling 24/7 African-American broadcast network Bounce TV has scored a coup with a 1970 documentary that has never been shown on television [...]Read more ›
As California has led the way in implementing President Barack Obama’s administration’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, local officials have also been front and center on educating Angelenos about the provisions and resources in the new bill. The California Health Benefit Exchange Board, an independent five-member public entity that [...]Read more ›
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Council members and gay rights advocates unveiled a gay pride flag outside City Hall today to protest anti-gay laws enacted in Russia, including St. Petersburg, a sister city to Los Angeles. The council also unanimously approved a resolution urging the federal government to give asylum [...]Read more ›