Post Tagged with: "Mayor Eric Garcetti"

Jay-Z Announces “Made In America” Music Festival At Grand Park

04/16/2014 1:03 pm0 comments
Jay Z  ``Made in America'' coming to LA'a Grand Park On Labor Day weekend.

Photos by Gary McCarthy

By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) –   Mayor Eric Garcetti and other Los Angeles leaders took turns quoting lyrics by rapper Jay-Z today as the music star joined them outside City Hall to announce a two-day music festival to be held at downtown’s Grand Park [...]

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Station Shooting

04/08/2014 2:47 pm0 comments
Station Shooting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A police officer who was shot multiple times in a gun battle inside the lobby of the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division was hospitalized in good condition today, and police said they found a large cache of ammunition and weapons inside the shooting suspect’s [...]

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Youth Jobs

03/25/2014 11:51 am0 comments

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The city will offer twice as many jobs to young people this summer, with a total of 10,000 openings, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today. The Walt Disney Co. and Citibank each donated $1 million to fund the Hire L.A.’s Youth program, which makes jobs available to [...]

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Officer Fatality

03/07/2014 3:28 pm0 comments
Flowers placed at the Hollywood Police Station in memory of Nicholas C Lee .

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BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – A veteran Los Angeles police training officer was killed today and a rookie officer just three months out of the academy was injured when their cruiser collided with a dump truck that may have lost its brakes in Beverly Hills. The crash near Robert Lane and [...]

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Wilshire Grand “Guinness World Record” Pour it on

02/17/2014 5:25 pm0 comments
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The USC Trojan Marching Band pre pour parade.

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A construction crew concluded its record-setting foundation pour of 21,200 cubic yards of concrete today, and laid the foundation for the 73-story hotel and office tower that will be built there. A representative from Guinness World Record officially made the announcement at 11:15 a.m., the time [...]

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Mayor Accident

01/14/2014 4:07 pm0 comments
Mayor Eric Garcetti

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti was a passenger in an LAPD vehicle that struck a 60-year-old woman in downtown Los Angeles today. The woman, who was hit around 12:20 p.m., was conscious and alert, but she was taken to Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center as a precaution, according [...]

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Record year LA Tourism

01/06/2014 2:57 pm1 comment
42.2 Million People Visited Los Angeles in 2013

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A record 42.2 million people visited Los Angeles in 2013 — up nearly 2 percent from the number of visitors to the City of Angels the previous year, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board officials announced today. People who traveled to Los Angeles from within the [...]

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Jan Perry

12/17/2013 1:43 pm1 comment
Jan Perry 

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously confirmed former councilwoman Jan Perry as head of the newly created Economic and Workforce Development Department. Perry was serving on an interim basis when appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti as permanent general manager of the department, which has about [...]

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Garcetti and Obama Meet for job-creation initiatives.

12/13/2013 3:03 pm0 comments
Mayor Eric Garcetti

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti met with President Barack Obama along with other big-city mayors today in Washington, D.C., to discuss partnering with the White House on Obama described cities as “critical hubs” for creating jobs and said his “hope and goal” for the ensuing conversation was to [...]

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LA Aqueduct Centennial Celebration

11/06/2013 1:07 pm0 comments
Mayor Eric Garcetti, Christine Mulholland with actors impersonating historical figures.
Photos by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Aqueduct engineer William Mulholland’s famous words, “There it is, take it!” rang out again today in a historical re- enactment of the events of Nov. 5, 1913, when water first flowed 233 miles from the Owens Valley into Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti and [...]

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