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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Hit Fairfax High to Help Kick Off Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers and U.S. Representatives Adam Schiff and Ted Lieu were among the dignitaries that braved the L.A. heat on Wednesday for a good cause — to attend “Field Day,” a kick-off event for a campaign designed to fill the […]

Biden Names L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to India Ambassadorship

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti may soon be on his way to New Delhi. President Joe Biden on Friday announced his intention to nominate Garcetti to be the U.S. ambassador to India. Garcetti’s nomination has been rumored for weeks, but the announcement on Friday makes it official. If he is confirmed by the Senate, the […]

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s Group Effort Initiative Merges With L.A. Mayor’s Evolve Entertainment

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s Group Effort Initiative on Friday merged with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Evolve Entertainment Fund, creating a new organization with the purpose of making even more Hollywood jobs, training and mentorship available to underrepresented communities. Launched in February 2018 by Mayor Garcetti, Evolve has partnered with 152 entertainment companies, as […]

Who Will Hollywood Back for Next Los Angeles Mayor?

With Eric Garcetti expected to land a new role as U.S. ambassador to India, he’ll leave behind a checkered legacy as Los Angeles’ 42nd mayor. While the city’s decades-long homeless problem didn’t start on his watch, it did balloon into an out-of-control humanitarian crisis during his eight-year term. Yet Hollywood will lose an advocate who […]

L.A. Mayor Proposes Major Investments to Combat Homelessness, Inequity

During his annual "State of the City" address on Monday, Eric Garcetti unveiled that his upcoming budget will devote millions to health, efforts to combat poverty and effect changes to public safety.

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Expresses Frustration Over Vaccine Rollout as Hollywood Insiders Jet to Florida for Doses

Veteran entertainment insiders Richard Parsons and Allen Shapiro are among those who traveled to the Sunshine State for vaccine rollout offered to those 65 and older.

Mayor of L.A. Issues Emergency COVID-19 Order to City: “It’s Time to Cancel Everything”

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a warning to L.A. residents Wednesday evening, asking people to "cancel everything" amid rising COVID-19 cases.

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Warns Los Angeles Is “On the Brink” of Another Stay-at-Home Order

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warned that residents are "on the brink" of enduring another stay-at-home order as the novel coronavirus cases continue to rise.

Mayor Eric Garcetti Addresses Homeless Crisis During L.A. Family Housing Virtual Gala: “This Has Been a Season of Great Loss”

The 1-hour event brought together event chair Blair Rich, Congressman Adam Schiff, India Arie, Ed Helms, Kristen Bell and host P.J. Byrne for a night of conversation, celebration and musical performances.

L.A. Mayor Garcetti Extends Curfew for Los Angeles Amid Protests

Mayor Eric Garcetti extended a curfew to all of Los Angeles amid protests over the death of George Floyd.

Sean Penn Joins L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to Talk COVID-19 Testing: “This Is a Very Unique Situation”

The Oscar winner was joined by city leaders to talk and take questions on how his nonprofit CORE is helping coronavirus relief efforts: “It’s my job, with my staff, to gnaw, bite, scratch and kick to expand and force multiply as much as possible."

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Unveils Initiative to Improve Latinx Representation in Entertainment

On Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a new initiative to increase Latinx participation in front of and behind the camera at an event in Boyle Heights with actor Eva Longoria.