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Free money for all? Garcetti hopes guaranteed income test brings big change

By Sara Burnett | The Associate Press By triggering $1,400 stimulus checks for millions of people and expanding the child tax credit for many families, the pandemic offered a clear takeaway for some officials: That putting tax dollars in people’s pockets is achievable and can be a lifeline to those struggling to get by. Now a growing number of mayors and other leaders say they want to determine for sure whether programs like these are the best way to reduce poverty, lessen inequality and get peo...
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$2,000 checks given to 26 households impacted by LAPD’s fireworks detonation

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilman Curren Price on Thursday, July 22, announced that the nonprofit Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles is giving $2,000 in cash assistance to 26 households in South Los Angeles impacted by a destructive fireworks explosion set off by a police bomb squad. “The Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles was designed to rapidly respond to crisis, and we activated immediately after the explosion, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and Councilmember Curren Price. Our work i...
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Broken finger points to broken promises

I’m playing hurt. I broke the middle finger of my right hand, fortunately not my left or I wouldn’t be able to drive. Thui98s ui98s what 8it ol00iks ou8i9jikoe iuf try tiok tyupe wui9otgyh my fuib hnger nm a spol;li8bhnt. (Translation: This is what it looks like when I type with my finger in a splint.) Fortunately, The Wife is an excellent typist, with a better command of spelling and grammar, so you’re in good hands while I’m reduced to one hand. I suppose I owe you the story. Normally, I play ...
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Businessman Mel Wilson seeks greater exposure for his LA mayoral run during Pacoima kick-off

Mel Wilson, a businessman and former Metro Board Member, announces his candidacy for Mayor of Los Angeles at the site of his first real estate venture, a shopping center in Pacoima, Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Mel Wilson, a businessman and former Metro Board Member, announces his candidacy for Mayor of Los Angeles at the site of his first real estate venture, a shopping center in Pacoima, Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Photo by David Crane, Los An...
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LA water complex named in honor of late councilman LaBonge

Mary-Cate LaBonge, daughter of Tom LaBonge, speaks during a ceremony to dedicate the newly-renamed Tom LaBonge Headworks Water Complex honoring her father the late Councilmember in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center, with dignitaries pose for photos during a ceremony to dedicate the newly-renamed Tom LaBonge Headworks Water Complex honoring the late Councilmember in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July ...
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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti makes pitch for light-rail extension to Montclair

On the heels of his nomination as U.S. ambassador to India, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti traveled east, that is, the eastern edge of the county, to push a favorite domestic project — extension of LA Metro light-rail to Montclair. Garcetti literally stood on victorious ground Tuesday, July 13, at the future La Verne station where a year ago shovels pierced the earth for the $2.16 billion Glendora-to-Montclair extension of the Gold Line, now called the L Line, a project funded by Measure M, the...
Tags: Transportation, News, La, Government, India, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Transit, Soccer, North America, Biden, Pasadena, Eric Garcetti, Northwest, Gavin Newsom


Gov. Newsom, LA County officials gather to trumpet $262 billion state budget

California Governor Gavin Newsom holds a copy of the California State budget after ceremonially signing it during a rally in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Newsom signed the budget that includes the $100 billion California Comeback Plan on July 12th. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) California Governor Gavin Newsom during a rally in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) California Governor Gavin Newsom durin...
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LA and OC mayors urge Congress to adopt Biden infrastructure plan

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and a coalition of bipartisan mayors from all 50 states signed a letter Tuesday to urge Congress to adopt President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, which would fund infrastructure projects with $1.2 trillion over eight years. “This framework would be the largest long-term investment in our nation’s infrastructure and competitiveness in nearly a century — $1.2 trillion over eight years — to help make our economy more sustainable, resi...
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Los Angeles' new tourism logo

Announced this week by the city's tourism board, the new Los Angeles logo has locals "divided", according to CBS Los Angeles. REPORTER: Mayor Garcetti, you're saying that the Korg Polysix is the official bass synth of the City of Lo—MAYOR: *sighs* No. — Read the rest
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From homelessness to homicides, Garcetti leaves L.A. with unfinished business

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is Biden's choice for ambassador to India. Garcetti would leave behind a city confronting a homelessness crisis...
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From parks and transit to a ‘mass exodus’, Valley leaders pitch solutions

How do you keep Californians in California? Is there funding in the pipeline for San Fernando Valley projects? Is infrastructure repair in the works? The list goes on… . Four members of Congress discussed issues affecting San Fernando Valley-area residents and businesses at the Valley Industry and Commerce Association Congressional Luncheon on Friday, July 9. The event, presented by Comcast NBCUniversal, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and co-sponsored by Amazon, Boeing, Los Angele...
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Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti tapped by Biden to be ambassador to India

President Biden is looking to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to be the next U.S. ambassador to India.
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What’s next: How LA would replace Mayor Garcetti if he departs early

After months of rumors and speculation, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti officially became President Joe Biden’s pick for ambassador to India on Friday, July 9. Assuming he is confirmed, who will take his place? That’s a complex question and it likely won’t be answered right away. Garcetti, who has reached his term limit and cannot seek another four years as mayor, is scheduled to leave office in December 2022, but would vacate the position early if confirmed by the U.S. Senate. That process, how...
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What’s next: How LA would replace Mayor Garcetti if he’s confirmed by Senate

After months of rumors and speculation, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti officially became President Joe Biden’s pick for ambassador to India on Friday, July 9. Assuming he is confirmed, who will take his place? That’s a complex question and it likely won’t be answered right away. Garcetti, who has reached his term limit and cannot seek another four years as mayor, is scheduled to leave office in December 2022, but would vacate the position early if confirmed by the U.S. Senate. That process, how...
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Biden To Nominate LA Mayor Eric Garcetti U.S. Ambassador To India

If confirmed, Garcetti would leave midway through his second term as mayor.
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Nominated By Biden as Ambassador to India

President Biden has nominated Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to become the next U.S. ambassador to India, which would leave a vacancy in the top job in the nation’s second-largest city. The White House made the announcement Friday. Assuming he is confirmed by the Senate, Garcetti will leave City Hall with more than a year […]
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Biden to tap Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as US ambassador to India

Christian Petersen/Getty Images President Joe Biden is set to nominate Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as US ambassador to India. If confirmed by the Senate, Garcetti would be the first LA mayor to prematurely leave office in more than a century. He was set to leave office in December 2022, after the city changed its election calendar and extended his term by 18 months. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is set to nominate Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ...
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Biden to Nominate Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti to Be U.S. Ambassador to India

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden plans to nominate Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to be the U.S. ambassador to India, the White House...
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Biden Picks Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti to Be U.S. Ambassador to India

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden has nominated Los Angeles mayor and climate advocate Eric Garcetti to be the U.S. ambassador to India, a...
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Garcetti is Biden's pick for ambassador to India

President Biden selected Eric Garcetti to become U.S. ambassador to India. Garcetti would step down as L.A. mayor after Senate confirmation.
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It’s official: Biden nominates LA mayor Eric Garcetti for India ambassador

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as his pick for ambassador to India, confirming rumors that have been circulating for weeks. Garcetti, if confirmed by the U.S. Senate, would be moving from one tough job to another — he’d be dispatched to India during a time when it’s been swamped by a surge in coronavirus infections and deaths. He departs a city he served for two terms — plus bonus time.  The term Garcetti is serving is nearly 5 1/2 years long, rather th...
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Biden nominates LA mayor Eric Garcetti for India ambassador

By AAMER MADHANI | Associated Press President Joe Biden has nominated Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve as ambassador to India, the White House said Friday, selecting a high-profile ally to serve in one of the most difficult diplomatic posts. Garcetti, if confirmed, would be dispatched to India as it has been overwhelmed by a surge in coronavirus infections and deaths. The White House also announced Friday that Biden is nominating Democratic fundraiser Denise Bauer to serve as ambassador ...
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LA Metro will pursue alternatives to police when dealing with homeless, says new CEO

LOS ANGELES — LA Metro officials will stop relying on law enforcement as a primary way of responding to unhoused people on the transportation system, new CEO Stephanie Wiggins announced Wednesday. “Under my leadership, we will pursue new and more effective ways of addressing homelessness. We will no longer rely on law enforcement as a primary way of dealing with the unhoused,” Wiggins said during the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s State of the Agency event. “We will a...
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LA eviction defense program launches, offering legal assistance, counseling

As the 2021-22 fiscal year begins in Los Angeles, so does the city’s new COVID-19 eviction defense program to offer free legal representation, counseling and education workshops for city renters who make 80% or less of the area median income and have been impacted by the pandemic. The $10 million COVID-19 Response Eviction Defense Program is designed to reach more than 100,000 households over the next two years and provide free pre-eviction counseling, free legal representation and tenant outrea...
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 LA, Long Beach get $25 million investment for zero emission vehicle infrastructure at ports

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia on Tuesday, June 29 announced a $25 million investment in zero emission vehicle infrastructure to help LA achieve its Green New Deal goals and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach meet the Clean Air Action Plan. “The clean transportation revolution is not a distant dream for a far-off future — it’s a reality happening on our streets and at our ports right now,” Garcetti said. “Our communities on the front lines of skyrocketing...
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Metro’s new dedicated bus lane expected to speed up service on Alvarado Street

LOS ANGELES — A dedicated bus lane that opened on Monday, June 28, on Alvarado Street between Seventh Street and the Hollywood (101) Freeway in the Westlake and Historic Filipinotown areas is expected to speed up service by as much as 15%. Mayor and L.A. Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti, who called the stretch of Alvarado “one of our city’s busiest transit corridors,” said the lane will also make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians by reducing speeding and unsafe lane changes. Los Angeles M...
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LOOK out: New dine-in cinema to open at closed Glendale theater

Movie theaters in Los Angeles County sat dormant for more than a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and some couldn’t survive the shutdown. Now, a new company is coming to town and snatching up some of these unlucky locations. The remains of an SMG sign. (Photo by: Mark McGreal) Courtyard next to the SMG. Though not officially announced, the theater’s address is on LOOK Dine-in Cinemas’ website as a place where they are hiring. (Photos by: Mark McGreal) Studio Movie Grill in Glendal...
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LADWP unveils ‘Racial Equity Action Plan’ in response to Garcetti’s directive

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Tuesday, June 22, unveiled a plan to advance racial equity within its own ranks and programs in response to an executive directive issued by Mayor Eric Garcetti. LADWP’s “Racial Equity Action Plan,” which was partly unveiled at the LADWP Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, includes launching a workforce development initiative to create good paying jobs and career opportunities for communities that have been historically disadvantaged. “The dep...
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Garcetti aide mocked labor icon Dolores Huerta, L.A. leaders

Ana Guerrero disparaged Huerta in Facebook comments reviewed by The Times. L.A. Mayor Garcetti said he asked Guerrero to 'step away'...
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Crews break ground on $898 million station to connect LAX to Metro line

The new people mover under construction, left, along Century Blvd heading into LAX. Ground breaking for the new LAX Metro Connector was held Monday, June 21, 2021. The project will connect LA Metro busses and trains to LAX via the new people mover which is currently under construction, in background. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Justin Erbacci, LAX CEO speaks at the ground breaking for the new LAX Metro Connector Monday, June 21, 2021. The project will connect LA Me...
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