Dakota Smith covers Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Hall for the city-county bureau. She joined the Los Angeles Times in 2016 and previously covered City Hall for the Los Angeles Daily News. She is a graduate of Lewis & Clark College and lives in Los Angeles.
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Getty House, the official home of Los Angeles’ mayor, was targeted by vandals following a protest over the treatment of homeless individuals.
Garcetti spokesman Alex Comisar told reporters last fall that neither the city nor the mayor were told of any harassment allegations regarding the advisor.
The report concluded the scheme let opposing attorneys collect $19 million in fees, an amount investigators called “excessive”
A court-appointed investigator hired to look into the Department of Water and Power billing scandal found that “evidence supports a finding that the city directed and assisted in the city suing itself with a sham lawsuit.” A spokesman for City Atty. Mike Feuer disputed some of the findings.
El sábado, el condado de Los Ángeles experimentó un nuevo aumento de los casos de COVID-19. Las autoridades informaron de 1.094 nuevos casos y ocho muertes.
Los Angeles County saw another climb in COVID-19 cases on Saturday, with officials reporting 1,094 new cases and eight deaths.
California recorded its first West Nile virus-related death of year in San Luis Obispo County, but it’s unclear where the victim was infected.
President Biden selected Eric Garcetti to become U.S. ambassador to India. Garcetti would step down as L.A. mayor after Senate confirmation.
Former Garcetti communications director Naomi Seligman said another high-level aide grabbed her and kissed her in front of several staffers, an incident she called humiliating.
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has made increasing the number of women in the Fire Department a major goal. Some senior women in the LAFD, and his own appointees, say the mayor could be pushing harder.