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Los Angeles City Mayor Looks to Update Safer at Home Order, to Align with New State Directives
July 13, 2020
The city is still in an emergency condition, Garcetti emphasized the need for physical distancing, face coverings, and extreme attentiveness to hygienic practices. Lives are at stake and each day more are at risk; the pandemic has gotten worse across the country. The mayor admittedly stated, "we never had so many people infected or infectious." L.A. is on the border of level ‘red’ indicating severe conditions. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces the Launch of Mobile COVID-19 Testing Sites
June 23, 2020
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the deployment of mobile testing units. With the launch of the mobile testing program, the construction of the site is to be flexible to the need and the current moment. This partnership adds to the list of 23 testing sites that are ran by the city and the county. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Hosted Reform Round Table with Representative Karen Bass
June 23, 2020
The streets cried for justice and protection reform, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke with Representative and Chair of Congressional Black Caucus Karen Bass and together they explored what needs to actively change within the community to meet the needs of the people. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Discusses New Channels of Funding in Light of a Three- Layered Crisis, in Health, Finance, and Social Concern
June 10, 2020
Wednesday, June 10, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti examined the progressive steps that will take place within the city budget. Garcetti acknowledged the three-layered crisis the world is experiencing together; health, economic, and social concerns have all increased and shown the perilous threat they have if left unchanged. ... read more »
Los Angeles Looks to Rebuild Swiftly after Damage from Uprising and Looting; Over 100 Businesses Affected.
June 1, 2020
The small businesses in L.A. are suffering the most, the damage from the looting and destruction impacts employees who were looking to start re-building a life with a consistent paycheck. They were counting on conditions improving, only to be met with property damage and uncertainty. The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has been conducting safety assessments to property owners who request one at no cost. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Acknowledges the Murder of George Floyd
May 29, 2020
Protection is the number one priority, as Los Angeles glides into a new sense of reality. Before the mayor began his briefing on COVID-19, he acknowledged the murder of George Floyd. An African American man from Minnesota, killed by a Minneapolis Police Officer on May 25. The police officer was kneeling on Floyd’s neck with all of his weight, suffocating Floyd to death. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Commemorates First Shipment of N95 Masks from Honeywell 24-Million Mask Deal
May 28, 2020
Thursday, May 28, marks the preliminary arrival of N95 masks from the 24-million inventory deal with Honeywell. Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti commemorated the day by speaking at the allocation center where the masks are housed. ... read more »
Dodger Stadium Looks to be the Largest Testing Site in America
May 26, 2020
Tuesday, May 26, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti delivered news surrounding the biggest testing site in America at the Dodger Stadium; the site is equipped to test up to 6,000 people a day. With the current numbers confirming a level of stabilization, the mayor announced all retail store businesses are available for in-door shopping. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Announces Largest COVID-19 Testing Site at the Dodger Stadium
May 22, 2020
There is a daily average of 940 new cases. Within the Los Angeles City, there were 450 new positive incidents of COVID-19, bringing the city’s total to 20,391 total reports. The infection rate before the Safer at Home initiative fell between a ratio of 3.0 to 5.0. Presently, the infection ratio sits at 1.0; These numbers help flatten the curve.  Over 433,000 Angelenos have been tested for coronavirus. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Garcetti Announces ‘All In for L.A.’ County-Wide Campaign Encourages to Remain Resilient in the Response to COVID-19
May 15, 2020
Friday, May 15, The Los Angeles City Mayor provided recent findings behind the COVID-19 outbreak. Mayor Garcetti shared information about a new county-wide campaign, "All in for LA," a documentary set to “encourage and inspire Angelenos to remain unified, vigilant, and resilient in the response to COVID-19.” Mayor Garcetti stated, “we are learning how to live with it safely, and that takes the unity of purpose that Angelenos are showing in this crisis.” ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Confirms L.A. Will Not be on Lockdown for Three More Months Due to COVID-19
May 13, 2020
Wednesday, May 13, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti clarified what the Safer at Home order Extension means for the livelihood of each Angeleno. Mayor Garcetti explained massive amounts of people reached out to him concerned about the initiative. Garcetti broke down the new directive to a digestible size and shared the data supporting the future movements in recovery for Los Angeles. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Appoints Capri Maddox as Chief Officer of COVID Response Equity
May 1, 2020
Friday, May 1. The elected Mayor of Los Angeles shared latest news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Although there is no certain timetable on when the economy will be fully open, it has been announced that low-risk businesses will be able to open within the next few weeks. Concerning news that social distancing is the new normal, influences all future human interaction will take place. May brings light to mental Health, the mayor addresses the main stressors that are provoking physical and emotional suffering during this pandemic. The Los Angeles City Mayor announced Capri Maddox will work as Chief Officer of the COVID Response Equity, she will prioritize services and strategies needed to combat the disproportionate death rate within underserved communities. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti acknowledges the disproportionate resources within underserved communities; Increased testing accessibility is the presented solution
April 29, 2020
Wednesday, April 29. The Los Angeles City Mayor reported the latest news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. The elected official acknowledged the rise in sexual violence on Denim Day; associated with that movement was the acknowledgement of growth within domestic violence cases. People are staying indoors and since then, there has been a rise in the act of domestic violence within the city. Mayor Garcetti shared the data surrounding the COVID-19 virus within the Los Angeles region. Eric Garcetti acknowledged this preexisting inequality that haunts underserved communities. These discrepancies have led to higher death rates within particular minority groups. The response presented is that the County of L.A. has ramped of testing capacity in high-density areas such as the Crenshaw Christian Center. However, the concern for future practices to close racial inequalities post pandemic continues to grow. ... read more »
Coronavirus related death-rate has doubled every eight days: Los Angeles City Mayor Shares Importance of Staying inside as Temperatures Rise in L.A.
April 24, 2020
Friday, April 24. Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the latest information surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in L.A. The County of Los Angeles in partnership with the Mayor, outline steps towards the pathway to recovery. Mayor Garcetti addressed the suffering of Angelenos due to COVID-19. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Gives State of City Address, Delivers Fiscal Budget for 2020-2021
April 23, 2020
Garcetti outlines tough times ahead, but reminds Angelenos they can meet the challenge. ... read more »
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