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  • Jay Z's Music Fest Will Boost L.A. Economy, Says Mayor Eric Garcetti

    A Jay Z "curated" music festival being staged in downtown Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend will run concurrently with one in Philadelphia. On the steps of City Hall on Wednesday, the music mogul and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the...
  • Jay Z, Mayor Eric Garcetti expected to announce music festival

    Jay Z, Mayor Eric Garcetti expected to announce music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are scheduled to appear outside City Hall on Wednesday for what is expected to be an announcement on a two-day music festival for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. The Budweiser Made in America, which...
  • Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles

    Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles
    Jay Z’s Made in America is officially coming to Los Angeles. The rap mogul, along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Budweiser and United Way, announced that the festival will take over downtown’s Grand Park and surrounding areas in front of and...
  • Ken Ziffren's Next Act: Reviving Production in L.A.

    Two months ago, one of Ken Ziffren's law partners, Matt Johnson, came into his office and said, "I am going to ask you to do something that you are going to enjoy, but you aren't going to enjoy the visibility." "And I said, 'Uh oh,' " Ziffren recalls....
  • Rapper Jay Z brings 'Made in America' music fest to Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Jay Z joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday to announce that his music festival, "Budweiser Made in America," will be coming to downtown Los Angeles in August, giving the annual music bash a second venue....
  • Jay Z's Made in America festival coming to Grand Park despite concerns

    Rapper Jay Z's Made in America music festival is coming to downtown's Grand Park despite concern from one City Council member that the influx of thousands of people attending multiple stages with access to beer could create a "nightmare." The rapper...
  • L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block

    L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block
    Los Angeles officials are starting to get serious about freeing up $7.5 million or more in city government funds that are earmarked for visual art, performances or other cultural events, but have been wrapped tightly for years in legal red tape. The...
  • Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent

    Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent
    When Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his first budget this week, he proudly announced that he was doubling funding to fix broken sidewalks from $10 million to $20 million. There's just one problem: None of the money that was budgeted for this year has been...
  • Letters: The L.A. River's potential

    Letters: The L.A. River's potential
    Re "Garcetti makes new L.A. River pitch," April 12 Mayor Eric Garcetti's admirable support for the $1-billion revamping of the Los Angeles River needs to be backed not just by environmentalists and developers but by every doctor and nurse in the area....
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival

    Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are set to appear Wednesday outside City Hall for what is expected to be an announcement on the two-day Budweiser Made in America music festival planned for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. Garcetti...
  • Trash haulers will compete for exclusive rights to L.A.'s garbage

    Trash haulers will compete for exclusive rights to L.A.'s garbage
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law Tuesday an overhaul of the city's trash collection program for businesses and large apartment buildings. Advocates say it will keep some garbage out of landfills by increasing recycling, create jobs and...
  • Los Angeles Movies Surge 24.2%, TV Slides 9.2% in 1st Quarter

    Movies filmed on location in the Los Angeles area surged 24.2% in the first quarter to 1,588 permitted days while TV activity slid 9.2% to 4,624. Permitting agency FilmL.A. issued the the report Tuesday, which showed a 1% decline in overall production to...