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  • Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles

    Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles
    Jay Z’s Made in America is officially coming to Los Angeles. The rap mogul, along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Budweiser and United Way, announced that the festival will take over downtown’s Grand Park and surrounding areas in front of and...
  • Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent

    Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent
    When Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his first budget this week, he proudly announced that he was doubling funding to fix broken sidewalks from $10 million to $20 million. There's just one problem: None of the money that was budgeted for this year has been...
  • Letters: The L.A. River's potential

    Letters: The L.A. River's potential
    Re "Garcetti makes new L.A. River pitch," April 12 Mayor Eric Garcetti's admirable support for the $1-billion revamping of the Los Angeles River needs to be backed not just by environmentalists and developers but by every doctor and nurse in the area....
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival

    Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are set to appear Wednesday outside City Hall for what is expected to be an announcement on the two-day Budweiser Made in America music festival planned for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. Garcetti...
  • L.A. feature-film shoots jump in first quarter, agency reports

    L.A. feature-film shoots jump in first quarter, agency reports
    Despite the migration of film production from Southern California, the Los Angeles region saw double-digit percentage gains in feature-film production in the first three months of this year. Feature films generated 1,588 production days in the first...
  • Trash haulers will compete for exclusive rights to L.A.'s garbage

    Trash haulers will compete for exclusive rights to L.A.'s garbage
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law Tuesday an overhaul of the city's trash collection program for businesses and large apartment buildings. Advocates say it will keep some garbage out of landfills by increasing recycling, create jobs and...
  • Choral singer collapses and dies before Disney Hall rehearsal

    Choral singer collapses and dies before Disney Hall rehearsal
    A 42-year-old member of a choral group from Philadelphia died late Monday morning while warming up for a noon rehearsal at Walt Disney Concert Hall — the first time a performer has died at the venue since its 2003 opening. Jeff Dinsmore and...
  • A practical Eric Garcetti takes a modest swipe at L.A.'s business tax

    A practical Eric Garcetti takes a modest swipe at L.A.'s business tax
    Mayor Eric Garcetti dropped no bombshells when he released his first budget Monday. The $8.1-billion spending plan was in line with the theme of his administration so far: focus on basic city functions, improve customer service, control costs and win back...
  • Can a low-profile Garcetti deliver big-time for L.A.?

     Can a low-profile Garcetti deliver big-time for L.A.?
    A story line has developed during Mayor Eric Garcetti's first nine months on the job, and it goes something like this: In stark contrast to his predecessor, Antonio Villaraigosa, who often held multiple news conferences a day and launched big initiatives,...
  • Bus riders' high hopes turn to horror

    Bus riders' high hopes turn to horror
    ORLAND, Calif. — When they climbed on board the bus, most were strangers. Not friends, nor classmates. They were called together by aspiration: They were headed to Humboldt State University through a program designed for underprivileged students....
  • Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address

    Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti presented a long and eclectic list of initiatives in his first State of the City address Thursday, promising to reinvigorate the city's major boulevards, cut taxes for businesses, put building records online and keep a...