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Mayor Garcetti appoints Christopher Hawthorne as Chief Design Officer

LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti today named Christopher Hawthorne as the city’s first Chief Design Officer, a new post created to improve the quality of civic architecture and urban design across Los Angeles.

Mayor Garcetti hosts 2nd annual Tech Fair in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — L.A. is where the world comes to innovate, and Mayor Eric Garcetti today hosted the second annual TechFair L.A., in partnership with Comparably and the Annenberg Foundation, to connect Angelenos with companies looking to hire in one of America’s largest tech ecosystems.

More than 14,500 job-seekers registered for the free event, which is one of the largest job fairs of its kind. It was held at the Reef in Downtown Los Angeles, and featured more than 250 leading technology companies.

L.A. opens new Homeless Help Desk

The grand opening included a “Connect Day,” bringing together 20 service providers to engage unsheltered Angelenos who need assistance

LOS ANGELES — Today marked the grand opening of the City’s first Homeless Help Desk — a permanent, welcoming space where Angelenos experiencing homelessness can access information on nearby shelters, hygiene stations, free meals, and medical assistance.

Mayor Eric Garcetti announces plan for a resilient Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES —Mayor Eric Garcetti, in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities — Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), today released Los Angeles’ first citywide Resilience Strategy to help the City plan for the opportunities and challenges that the future is sure to bring.

New speed limits will improve safety on L.A. streets

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced new speed limits on 71 Los Angeles streets, the result of recently-updated speed surveys by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT). The new speed limits will be coupled with increased LAPD enforcement efforts across the City as part of the Vision Zero initiative to decrease traffic fatalities.  

STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on state legislation that would deliver $1.5 billion to address homelessness crisis

“California’s homelessness crisis is a humanitarian emergency that shocks our conscience and compels all of us to act with urgency. Cities are first responders in this crisis, and we are leveraging every possible resource to get people off the street and into homes. But we need help. That is why I and the 10 other Mayors of California’s largest cities are calling on the State Legislature to put our surplus dollars where they are desperately needed.

Mayor Garcetti breaks ground on second Purple Line Extension Project

The 2.6 mile subway extension from Wilshire/La Cienega to Century City is the second section of the three-phase, 8.9 mile, 7-station project

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti broke ground today on a 2.6-mile subway extension to expand the Purple Line from Wilshire/La Cienega to Century City, which will ease congestion and improve access to the Westside from Downtown Los Angeles.