“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
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).
“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 — 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.
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.
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.