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Legendary Rapper Snoop Dogg Calls on Voters to Support Herb Wesson and to Vote Early
October 8, 2020
Snoop Dogg, one of the Los Angeles area's most accomplished rap artists, has endorsed Los Angeles Councilman Herb Wesson to become the next Los Angeles County Supervisor. In his message, Snoop encouraged his fans to vote for Wesson for Supervisor and to return their ballots early. ... read more »
Cynthia McClain-Hill Elected President of LA Board of Water and Power Commissioners, Susana Reyes Elected Vice President
July 29, 2020
Attorney and public policy strategist Cynthia McClain-Hill was elected today as President of the Board of Water and Power Commissioners, and Commissioner Susana Reyes, a retired LADWP customer service director for low-income programs and sustainability advisor to Mayor Eric Garcetti, was elected the Board’s Vice President. McClain-Hill replaces former U.S. Congressman Mel Levine, who has served as Board President since 2013—the longest-running term of any Board of Water and Power Commission President. Mr. Levine nominated both for their respective positions, which were approved today by the Board. ... read more »
MAYOR GARCETTI BEGINS TERM AS CHAIR OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
July 1, 2020
Metro will be faced with unprecedented challenges and opportunities in the coming fiscal year. I have great confidence in Mayor Garcetti to help us steer our way through this unique time in our agency’s history,” said Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington ... read more »
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Mayor Eric Garcetti Channels 100-Million Dollars into Renter’s Assistance
June 25, 2020
Mayor Garcetti is looking for ways to change the narrative for underserved and overlooked groups within the city, through multiple levels of resources that include renters assistance, Angeleno Cards, and a number of programs geared towards families that are currently experiencing their darkest days.Garcetti declared 100-million dollars towards renters relief program. ... read more »
Los Angeles Mayor Takes Knee Amid Peaceful Protests
June 3, 2020
There were several sizable demonstrations in Los Angeles and Mayor Eric Garcetti took a knee at one while in a crowd outside police headquarters. However, later in the day, hundreds gathered outside Garcetti's house and protested. ... read more »
Safer at Home Order Extended to July
May 12, 2020
Los Angeles County Officials provided more information regarding the gradual progression in post pandemic stability. Tuesday, May 12, The L.A. Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer announced the Safer at Home Order is looking to be extended through the end of July. Los Angeles City leaders discussed the current status of the outbreak, without the proper testing capacity L.A. would be in danger of uncontrollable widespread of coronavirus. It will decimate the present work towards flattening the curve. However, with certain businesses and communal spaces still looking to open, Los Angeles continues to inch its way into a new space of recovery. ... read more »
L.A. Mayor Looks to Take Community ‘Behind the Scenes’ of Test Processing and COVID-19 Data Research
May 11, 2020
Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti provided new information surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, as of Monday, May 11, businesses continue to open for curbside pickup service. Mayor Garcetti expressed what this means for the health of the Angeleno economy and how it can possibly obstruct the progress seen in flattening the curve. The goal is finding the balance, between preventing the spread of COVID-19 and building the economy. The Mayor of Los Angeles shared the numbers behind the current effects of coronavirus, Garcetti stressed the importance in economic stability and overall health of the city. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Relies on Business Experts to Map Out Safety Guidelines for each Industry During Recovery Stage
May 8, 2020
Friday, May 8, The Los Angeles City Mayor relished in the first day towards economic recovery. Certain approved businesses are now available for curbside pickup. The Mayor stressed the importance to shop locally, brick-and-mortars will benefit from the monetary support and ultimately grow the city’s economy. Eric Garcetti provided more information about the future of L.A., post pandemic. He addressed pressing concerns behind the impact of the Safer at Home Order, and how a gradual approach to open Los Angeles will save more Angeleno lives than a rapid reaction. The City is still in critical condition, the average death rate due to COVID-19 is 45 deaths per day, Mayor Eric Garcetti reviewed the safety measure protocols that are in place to keep flattening the curve. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces 3-Level Analysis to rate Los Angeles Economic Recovery
May 7, 2020
Wednesday, May 6,tThe Los Angeles City Mayor addressed pressing issues surrounding the impact of COVID-19. Although the city seems to have divided affects from the pandemic, a universal stem of change has shaped how Angelenos will live their lives in the future. Mayor Garcetti looked to share lighter news, he reported the community acts that are taking place in Los Angeles. Eric Garcetti defined what the “Stage 2” phase is going to look like for the city’s economy. In depth details on what businesses will open are still being discussed, but there is a formal blueprint that has been laid out by the California State Governor. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces LA Represents: Pro Bono Legal Services Available to all Angelenos affected by COVID-19 Pandemic
May 6, 2020
Tuesday, May 5, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti provided news surrounding the recovery stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Garcetti disclosed current statistics developing in the coronavirus outbreak. The mayor touched on proper protocols that will be in place for local businesses to adhere to, there is still a severe level of precaution to take in order to move forward in a new era safely. The Los Angeles Mayor and Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced the Launch of LA Represents, legal services that are offered free of charge that will assist Angelenos facing problems within leasing contracts and business agreements. Mayor Garcetti is looking to have every Angeleno in a stabilized condition, as L.A. faces a new way of operation in post pandemic time. ... 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 »
African Americans Still Facing Higher COVID-19 Related Death Rate
April 30, 2020
Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti is interested in forming a Task force prioritizing Underserved communities. Monday, April 27, the City of Los Angeles heard from its Mayor, ... 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 »
Mayor Garcetti speaks with LA’s leading therapist Michelle Cauley to discuss mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 22, 2020
Tuesday, April 21. Mayor Eric Garcetti provided an update on the COVID-19 pandemic surrounding the Los Angeles region. The L.A. City Mayor was joined by licensed therapist, Michelle Cauley to share news regarding the response to coronavirus. COVID-19 has played a major role in the increase of mental strain. Loss of jobs, death, isolation, and worry of what is to come has all contributed to the cases of stress that are escalating. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Addresses Pressing Matters Surrounding COVID-19; L.A. Residents provided with Angeleno Card
April 15, 2020
Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti has taken the initiative to provide the current statistics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Tuesday, April 14. Mayor Garcetti disclosed statistical evidence of L.A. efforts to flatten the curve; it is showing promise with daily coronavirus increase in single digits. The Los Angeles City Mayor addressed pressing matters such as relaxing the Stay at Home order. Mayor Eric and his office has studied data locally and internationally, the evidence reflects that L.A. should remain under quarantine. The L.A. elected official explained the decisions to remain under strict physical distancing guidelines as we maneuver through many waves of the coronavirus increase. ... read more »
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