Under the plan, co-created by Ben Carson, who was Trump's HUD secretary, developers could circumvent California Environmental Quality Act regulations.
If confirmed by the Senate, Garcetti would be the first Los Angeles mayor to step down from office before the end of his term in more than a century.
"$1,000 a month to 2,000 households for an entire year," Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday, "no questions asked."
Over 3,100 people are now hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, public health officials said Tuesday. The number of people hospitalized has risen by nearly 1,000 in just over a week. “Right now, too many people in our community are infected with COVID-19, and it is irresponsible and dangerous […]
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti urged the city’s residents to “cancel everything” on Wednesday night. However, the new stay-at-home order issued Wednesday does not add any new restrictions to Los Angeles County’s order issued last week, local television station KABC reported. The tougher language comes amid a surge in COVID-19. […]
Los Angeles food service workers are eligible to receive a one-time $US800 payment, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday. The money will come from Garcetti’s nonprofit, The Mayor’s Fund, and be provided to 4,000 low-income workers. The sum of $US800 is just enough to pay for two weeks’ rent on average […]
California Mayor Eric Garcetti slammed President Donald Trump on Sunday, suggesting his remarks on the wildfires raging across multiple West Coast states are inadequate. Trump has repeatedly said that forest fires can be prevented using “forest management” tactics like raking and cleaning. “He’s going to come out here and probably […]
Cars from the LAPD’s fleet of barely used BMW i3s are being sold at New Century BMW in Alhambra, California. The cars all have pretty low miles and are all priced between $US15,000 and $US18,000, a dealership rep told Business Insider. The dealership sold its first shipment of 28 cars […]
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti said officials will cut water and power to houses that host parties, which are currently banned due to the coronavirus pandemic. Eric Garcetti said that the measure would only be used on homes that repeatedly break the rules. The announcement came a day after a […]
Los Angeles County, one of the most populous counties in the US, has more confirmed coronavirus cases than all of Canada, City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday. As of Sunday, Los Angeles County reported more than 133,500 coronavirus infections, while Canada has detected just under 110,000 confirmed […]
A negative COVID-19 test result is “not a passport to party,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday. Los Angeles County reported just under 2,500 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the seven-day average for positive test results jumping to 10.4%, a number not seen since mid-April. Over 2,000 people […]
Los Angeles County health officials warned of a potential hospital bed shortage amid the highest single-day rise in new infections reported in the county since the pandemic began. Dr. Christina Ghaly, director for the LA County Department of Health Services, said the county is currently meeting the demand for hospital […]
Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday night announced a proposal to cut Los Angeles’ city budget by $US250 million to reinvest in communities of colour, including as much as $US150 million from the Los Angeles Police Department. The cuts would reverse a $US122 million increase slotted for the LAPD, whose budget […]
Thousands of people rallied outside Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s home in Hancock Park on Tuesday. The crowd grew in size in the lead up to the 6 p.m. local time curfew before it finally began dispersing, KTLA reported. “We want to make sure that what happened to George Floyd […]
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti responded to the Justice Department threatening “heavy-handed” action against the city’s strict stay-at-home orders, saying that city officials are “not guided by politics in this, we’re guided by science.” “I want people to shift their mindset from those of us who did the right things […]
Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday said anybody in Los Angeles who wanted a COVID-19 test could sign up to get one. Los Angeles is the first major US city to extend testing to people with no coronavirus symptoms. Frontline workers and those with signs of COVID-19 will continue to have […]
Mayor Francis Suarez of Miami, who was the first person in Miami-Dade County to test positive for the novel coronavirus, told Insider on Thursday that Gov. Ron DeSantis should implement a statewide lockdown in Florida. The mayor shuttered all nonessential businesses in Miami, the hardest-hit city in the state, last […]