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Garcetti hoping for changes at DWP under new chief Marcie Edwards
Garcetti hoping for changes at DWP under new chief Marcie Edwards

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday he was bent on writing "a new chapter" for the Department of Water and Power with the help of its new leader Marcie Edwards — a task that goes beyond cleaning up its woebegone billing system, he said. In electing him mayor, "Los Angeles voters really gave me a mandate to reform the DWP," Garcetti told a roomful of business leaders and reporters Tuesday. Even his own father — onetime Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti — had complained to him about being on hold with the agency for more than 40 minutes, the mayor said. "I'm determined not just to fix what's wrong but to go a step beyond that,"...

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