LA City Council Approves PACE Financing to Improve Earthquake Safety, Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation

LA City Council Approves PACE Financing to Improve Earthquake Safety, Energy Efficiency and Water ConservationThe City Council today approved one of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s key resiliency and sustainability initiatives, authorizing three Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) providers to provide easy to access financing for seismic retrofits, energy efficiency projects, renewable energy installations, and water conservation – including turf removal. PACE financing allows property owners…

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Backroom Deals Create Win Win for Developers and City Hall.

Backroom Deals Create Win Win for Developers and City Hall. But create Lose Lose for neighborhoods in Koreatown.FROM CITY WATCH:LA WATCHDOG-In one of the sleaziest backroom deals in years, City Council President Herb Wesson and Mayor Eric Garcetti orchestrated a zoning change that resulted in a windfall profit estimated to be in the range of $15 to $20 million…

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MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES RESULTS FROM FIRST-EVER STUDY ON WOMEN & GIRLS IN LOS ANGELES

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the initial results of The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in Los Angeles, the first-ever study focusing on the issues and trends affecting the women and girls in the City of Los Angeles. In line with his commitment to delivering solutions for Los…

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L.A. is Awarded 490 More HUD-VASH Vouchers to House Homeless Veterans

L.A. is Awarded 490 More HUD-VASH Vouchers to  House Homeless VeteransLos Angeles – Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) awarded to the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) 490 new HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers to house chronically homeless veterans.Each…

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MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES NEXT PHASE IN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY AGENDA

MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES NEXT PHASE IN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY AGENDAComprehensive Plan to Make Cut Red Tape, Streamline Processes to make L.A. More Film FriendlyLOS ANGELES --Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the next phase in his entertainment industry agenda in the wake of his successful leadership of the effort to pass a tripling of the state’s film tax credit.…

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Yahoo Moves to Los Angeles

From Mayor Garcetti's OfficeLOS ANGELES – After working closely with the Mayor's Office of Economic Development, Yahoo! Inc. is moving its Santa Monica operations to Los Angeles, Mayor Garcetti announced today. “I'm proud that Yahoo! is moving to Los Angeles and sending a strong message to the business community that our…

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Yahoo Moves to Los Angeles

From Mayor Garcetti's OfficeLOS ANGELES – After working closely with the Mayor's Office of Economic Development, Yahoo! Inc. is moving its Santa Monica operations to Los Angeles, Mayor Garcetti announced today. “I'm proud that Yahoo! is moving to Los Angeles and sending a strong message to the business community that our…

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MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES PACKAGE TO INCREASE STREET PAVING

MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES PACKAGE TO INCREASE STREET PAVING200 Miles Extra Per Year from ‘Street Smart’ Package Combines with 200 Extra From Previous Reforms for 400 Extra Miles Annually LOS ANGELES -- Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced a package of initiatives to increase street paving across Los Angeles by 200 miles annually. Combined with 200 extra miles per year that will…

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Mohamed Morsi Coup Protest 2014

Mohamed Morsi Coup Protest 2014Several people protested May 18 in front of the Consulate General of the Arab Republic of Egypt-Los Angeles, at 4929 Wilshire Blvd., to call attention to the Egyptian military’s ousting of Egypt’s first fairly elected president Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013. The demonstration took place several days…

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Armenian Genocide Protest 2014

Armenian Genocide Protest 2014Members of Los Angeles' Armenian Youth Federation and others marked the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by protesting in front of Los Angeles' Turkish consulate at 6300 Wilshire Blvd. April 24. The protest, held annually, was designed to draw attention to the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by Turkish soldiers between…

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