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Mayor Garcetti announces record investment for L.A.’s 'GEAR UP' college readiness program

At nearly $78 million, the GEAR UP grants are the largest Los Angeles has ever received to support youth in underserved communities

Mayor Garcetti names Christina Miller as Deputy Mayor for City Homelessness Initiatives

Administration restructures teams to elevate initiatives to address the root causes of poverty and intensify the work of getting homeless Angelenos into homes

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today named Christina Miller as Deputy Mayor for City Homelessness Initiatives, to lead his administration’s response to the homelessness crisis.

STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on the passing of President George H.W. Bush


“President Bush was a statesman, a leader who understood that Americans should aspire to uplift our common humanity — even in the midst of honest disagreements over ideas. His lifetime of service was defined by qualities too often in short supply in our politics: decency, dignity, civility, patriotism. His devotion to family and country inspired people everywhere, and my thoughts are with everyone who loved and admired him.” — Mayor Eric Garcetti 

Mayor Garcetti celebrates completion of $516 Million Overhaul of LAX Terminal 1

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today was joined by Board of Airport Commissioners Vice President Valeria Velasco, LAWA CEO Deborah Flint and Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly at a ceremony celebrating the completion of a $516 million overhaul of Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  

Mayor Garcetti: West Hills Residents can return Home

Cal Fire lifts Woolsey Fire evacuation order covering homes west of Valley Circle Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles.

STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on Veterans Day 2018

“Veterans Day offers us a moment to express our deepest gratitude to all of the men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform. In every generation — in times of peace and war, unity and division — the members of our military embody the very best of the American spirit: courage, camaraderie, selfless dignity, leadership, the determination to defend our common values and the idea that everyone can serve.

Los Angeles wins $1 million in Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced that Los Angeles was selected as a winner of Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge, a yearlong competition that challenged city leaders to uncover and test bold, inventive ideas to confront the toughest problems faced by cities today.

Mayor Garcetti quickly directs new dollars to bridge housing for homeless Angelenos, as L.A. receives $85 Million in state funds

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that L.A. is the first city in California to receive its full disbursement of state Homeless Emergency Assistance Program (HEAP) dollars, and he immediately directed funds to two A Bridge Home projects — one in Hollywood and the other at the VA in West L.A.

Mayor Garcetti, human rights first visit Detainees at Adelanto Immigration Detention Facility

LOS ANGELES —  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti yesterday toured the Adelanto ICE Processing Center as part of a delegation that included detention experts, philanthropic leaders, attorneys, and mental health professionals organized in collaboration with Human Rights First.