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Eric Garcetti

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  • Garcetti calls for $13.25 minimum wage by 2017

    Garcetti calls for $13.25 minimum wage by 2017
    Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday launched an ambitious campaign to impose a $13.25-an-hour minimum wage requirement for all workers in Los Angeles by 2017, calling it the "largest anti-poverty program in the city's history." The most far-reaching...
  • Made in America tests Grand Park, with mixed reviews from fans

    Made in America tests Grand Park, with mixed reviews from fans
    "Sing so loud Jay Z can hear it," Chance the Rapper hollered Sunday from one of two stages in front of Los Angeles City Hall. It was a reference to the hip-hop mogul and mastermind behind the two-day Budweiser Made in America festival, where established...
  • Has L.A.'s economy come back?

    Among those who know Los Angeles' economy best, there is one point of agreement: The city is slowly recovering from the 2007 collapse. It was seven years ago that a national housing and financial crisis triggered the worst economic downturn of this...
  • Made in America Festival makes debut at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park

    Made in America Festival makes debut at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park
    "Hello, Los Angeles," said Metric lead singer Emily Haines near the end of the band's second song on the city's first day of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. Her next words were far more ominous: "They're going to eat me alive, if I stumble." She...
  • Head of Los Angeles homeless agency announces he will retire

    Head of Los Angeles homeless agency announces he will retire
    The head of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has announced he will retire by the end of the year, capping months of speculation about change at the agency. Executive director Mike Arnold has directed the joint city-county agency since 2009....
  • Tripled California Film-TV Tax Credit Heads to Gov. Jerry Brown's Desk

    A bill to more than triple California's film-TV tax credit program from $100 million to $330 million a year has cleared its final legislative hurdle and is headed for the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. The State Assembly approved AB 1839 late Friday night,...
  • Unions escalate fight with Garcetti over Employee Relations Board

    Unions escalate fight with Garcetti over Employee Relations Board
    Eight Los Angeles public employee unions have taken their fight with Mayor Eric Garcetti into a new arena by seeking to curtail his power to select who can serve on a panel that decides the city's biggest labor disputes. Unions representing police...
  • California Boost: Will Tripling Tax Credits Work?

    The news that California will more than triple the size of its tax credit program for movie and TV production was met with words of praise from crew members and studio reps, and pledges of new jobs from politicians. Will it make sure Hollywood stays in...
  • Why isn't your pay-TV bill reduced when a channel is removed?

    Why isn't your pay-TV bill reduced when a channel is removed?
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stepped up to the plate in the Great Dodgers Blackout this week, calling on federal regulators to look into why most people in the area can't watch their favorite team on TV. At issue is the ongoing spat over how much...
  • Los Angeles Mayor: Tax Credit Bill Will Bring Tens of Thousands of Jobs Back to State

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said that legislation to expand California's film and TV tax incentives will mean tens of thousands of jobs returning to the state, as the $330-million-per-year program will be much more...
  • Round-Up: Gaza video game, Ferguson's architecture, L.A. art hotbed

    Round-Up: Gaza video game, Ferguson's architecture, L.A. art hotbed
    Ancient cave murals in India getting some needed cleanings, the architecture of America in a time of strife, a video game inspired by Gaza, dating advice from Ovid and L.A., L.A., L.A. — it seems everyone wants a piece of us. This, along with a...
  • Downtown residents express frustrations with Made in America

    Downtown residents express frustrations with Made in America
    As crews are working to transform downtown's Grand Park into the Budweiser Made in America festival, local residents gathered at the nearby Caltrans headquarters to express confusion and frustration just days before the two-day concert was scheduled to...