Post Tagged with: "Mayor Eric Garcetti"

Kings-Garcetti #BFD

06/16/2014 3:02 pm0 comments
LA's Mayor Eric Garcetti at the Kings Parade using the finger.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti was a little overly enthusiastic during today’s rally celebrating the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup victory, dropping an F-bomb while addressing thousands of fans at Staples Center, on live television. Garcetti, wearing a Kings jersey, stood at the microphone on the Staples Center [...]

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L.A. Gun Buyback Event Collects Nearly 1,000 Guns

06/02/2014 2:09 pm0 comments
LA's Gun Buyback Mayor Eric Garcetti holds a riffle at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. 

Photos by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  Almost 1,000 guns, including 31 assault weapons, were surrendered at Saturday’s gun buyback event that allowed people to turn in weapons in exchange for gift cards, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief announced today. The city also collected 476 handguns, 273 rifles and 170 shotguns for a [...]

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LA River Restoration

05/27/2014 1:06 pm0 comments
If you come down to the River Bet you're gonna some people who live.

Photos by Gary McCarthy

  LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Supported by Democrat Barbara Boxer, California’s junior senator, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is trying to prevail on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to approve a $1 billion plan to restore Los Angeles River habitat — more than twice the amount recommended by the [...]

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It’s Green for the Purple line

05/20/2014 3:31 pm0 comments
The Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration is
committing the $1.25 billion through a funding grant agreement with the Los
Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti will join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Washington, D.C., tomorrow to announce a $1.25 billion federal grant that will be used to help build a westward extension of the Metro Purple Line subway. The funds will go toward extending the line 3.9 [...]

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LA Council Approves Streets Signs Honoring Fallen LAPD Officers

05/07/2014 4:50 pm0 comments
Mayor Eric Garcetti will 
 Chief Charlie Beck to honor 207 LAPD officers who have
died in the line of duty

Photo by Gary McCarthy

By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today approved the installation of street signs memorializing the more than 200 LAPD officers who have died in the line of duty. The council voted 14-0 to create and place the signs at the [...]

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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 .

Photo by Gary McCarthy

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
Photo by Gary McCarthy

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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