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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has yet to ban private meetings with developers

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has yet to ban private meetings with developers

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said in September that he would stop planning commissioners from meeting privately with real estate developers or other outside parties.

Banning such meetings would “ensure that all dialogue with private stakeholders is on the record,” Garcetti wrote.

That pledge was part of an unsuccessful bid to dissuade AIDS Healthcare Foundation executive Michael Weinstein from pursuing Measure S, a controversial ballot measure that would restrict real estate development in Los Angeles. Garcetti argued that L.A....

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