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  • Michelle Obama pushes for music, arts in schools at awards lunch

    Michelle Obama pushes for music, arts in schools at awards lunch
    First Lady Michelle Obama took to an entertainment-industry pulpit in Los Angeles to stump for expanding the role of arts in education, saying that 6 million children in the U.S. have no exposure to any form of arts in school. Speaking before an...
  • No raises for city workers, L.A. -- not yet

     No raises for city workers, L.A. -- not yet
    The economy is gaining steam, home prices are up and tax revenue is on the rise in California and Los Angeles, giving government some extra money to restore cuts made during the recession. It's understandable, then, that city employee unions — whose...
  • Garcetti accepts homelessness challenge during Michelle Obama's visit

    Garcetti accepts homelessness challenge during Michelle Obama's visit
    Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday took up the Obama administration's challenge to end homelessness among veterans in Los Angeles in the next 17 months, saying he will not accept that "veterans live in our city without a place of their own." Garcetti made...
  • $886,000 is all that will be paid out of $1-million Dorner reward

    $886,000 is all that will be paid out of $1-million Dorner reward
    Only about 89% of the $1-million reward offered during the search for former Los Angeles Police Officer Christopher Dorner has been distributed — and nothing more will be given, a Los Angeles city official said Wednesday. Vicki Curry,...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti pledges to end veteran homelessness in 2015

    Mayor Eric Garcetti pledges to end veteran homelessness in 2015
    Mayor Eric Garcetti committed Wednesday to accept the Obama administration's challenge to end veteran homelessness in Los Angeles in the next 17 months, saying he will not accept that "veterans live in our city without a place of their own." Garcetti'...
  • Garcetti's promise to immigrants and the facts on the ground in L.A.

    Garcetti's promise to immigrants and the facts on the ground in L.A.
    To the editor: I applaud Mayor Eric Garcetti for his compassionate approach to the arrival of unaccompanied minors from Central America. ("Garcetti says L.A. will shelter children who have crossed border," July 15) However, readers may get the idea that...
  • DWP nonprofits ordered to recognize Garcetti allies as trustees

    DWP nonprofits ordered to recognize Garcetti allies as trustees
    A Superior Court judge is ordering two Los Angeles Department of Water and Power nonprofits to recognize trustees allied with Mayor Eric Garcetti, the latest twist in an enduring saga over the details of their spending. The mayor's office heralded the...
  • Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status

    Congressman optimistic Obama will grant immigrants legal status
    In a fiery speech at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said he was confident after meeting with President Obama last week that the president will move forward in the coming months with an executive order that...
  • LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests

    LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests
    The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms, unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...
  • LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests

     LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests
    The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...
  • L.A.'s potty-mouth mayor

    L.A.'s potty-mouth mayor
    My young children and I watched the televised rally Monday celebrating the L.A. Kings' Stanley Cup victory, while my husband and older children attended at Staples Center. ("Garcetti drops an F-bomb at Kings celebration -- and there's fallout," June 16)...
  • L.A. Kings really come home with South Bay victory parade

    L.A. Kings really come home with South Bay victory parade
    Two days after a blowout party in downtown Los Angeles, the L.A. Kings will make a triumphant return to their actual home Wednesday, with a four-mile Stanley Cup parade through the South Bay. The beach cities there are home to die-hard Kings fans...