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City Attorney Feuer Challenges FAA Changes to Flight Pattern Over Mid-City/Central LA in Federal Court of Appeals
June 28, 2019
City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that his office, on behalf of the City, is suing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S. Court of Appeals, challenging the FAA’s recent changes to procedures that affect incoming aircraft flying over mid-City and central Los Angeles on their way to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  The FAA’s changes allegedly were done without proper environmental review or public input and represent the latest example of FAA’s persistent failure to address noise and other negative impacts from aircraft overflights in those areas.  ... read more »
Garcetti Nominates Longtime DWP Employee as General Manager
June 20, 2019
Mayor Eric Garcetti has nominated Marty Adams as the next general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. ... read more »
LACCD Officials Applaud Mayor Garcetti’s Announcement To Double The L.A. College Promise Enrollment By 2022
May 10, 2019
A new goal announced by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to double the amount of students in the L.A. College Promise Program from about 5,000 to 10,000 by 2022 has won praise by the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). ... read more »
Garcetti Outlines `Green New Deal’ for Los Angeles
May 2, 2019
The Los Angeles City Council earlier this month approved a motion instructing city staff to draft a policy which mirrors the ``principles and priorities'' of the Green New Deal. ... read more »
Follow up to ‘FBI Aims to Build Relationship with Los Angeles’ Black Community’
April 25, 2019
A few nights ago, I had a terrible nightmare. In my dream, a casual conversation with a law enforcement agent resulted in my employment as an informant. In desperation, I screamed, “Oh no, what have I done? Will I have to kill and sabotage my people now? Black Lives Matter help me! Please get me out of this mess.” ... read more »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti Break Ground on New Bridge Housing in Council District Eight
April 18, 2019
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Mayor Garcetti broke ground today on a new emergency bridge housing facility that will provide beds for 100 homeless Angelenos at a time, and offer on-site supportive services to help them transition into permanent housing. The project will be the first of Mayor Garcetti’s “A Bridge Home” sites to open in South L.A. ... read more »
City Council Members Frustrated No Pot Shop Landlords Facing Civil Penalties
April 12, 2019
The comments came before the council approved a set of actions aimed at cracking down on illegal shops, including the formation of a working group comprised of the Los Angeles Police Department, the Los Angeles Fire Department and other city departments to manage and direct enforcement efforts. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle: A Legacy That Transcends Rap 
April 4, 2019
The murder of Nipsey Hussle is personal. It is personal to me. It is personal to a generation in looking at social media and news interviews, there was a clear message that his death was felt deeply and hurt immensely, and particularly for anyone who came into contact with him, no matter how brief the interaction.    ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti, WRD, and LADWP Enter into Agreement to Secure Sustainable Water Independence
March 15, 2019
The Water Replenishment District (WRD) has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to create the Joint Los Angeles Basin Replenishment and Extraction Master Plan (Master Plan).  ... read more »
LAX Soars in World Airport Rankings, Moves to Fourth Busiest in the World, No. 10 Busiest Cargo Operation Globally
March 15, 2019
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has regained its position as the fourth busiest commercial airport in the world, while also growing in the global rankings for its cargo operations, according to Airports Council International (ACI) World data released, which can be viewed here.  ... read more »
New Study: Racism Drives Black Homelessness
March 1, 2019
Researchers found that discrimination in housing, employment, criminal justice, and child welfare policies have led to disproportionate numbers in Black homelessness. Lasting change requires a dismantling of institutions barriers across agencies and mainstream systems, they found. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sees Crime Reductions in Every Major Category
January 31, 2019
Homicides were down 8.2 percent, violent crime was down 4.5 percent and property crime was down 1.8 percent. ... read more »
Los Angeles Southwest College hosts 4th Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles 
January 31, 2019
A partnership with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and other regional leaders, the hiring fair connected hundreds of Angelenos with meaningful job opportunities in homeless services  ... read more »
L.A. Black Community Welcomes Zambian First Lady Esther Lungu  
January 31, 2019
City and county Stentorians donate fire equipment and LAAW-PAC hosts gala dinner.   ... read more »
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