Tag: Eric Garcetti

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Fuels Rumors of 2020 Presidential Run

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, a staunch advocate for sanctuary city policies, announced on Sunday that he would not run for governor of California in 2018. Instead, it appears the two-term mayor is gearing up for a prospective run at the presidency in 2020.

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Hydrogen Highway (Ann Johannson / Associated Press)

Hollywood Loves Climate Change Taxes; Public, Not So Much

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger teamed up at a CAA Foundation event this week to praise California’s Climate Change taxes that the public hates.

Travis Allen (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Republican Travis Allen Enters California Governor’s Race

On Thursday, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) officially became the sixth candidate — and second Republican — to announce his candidacy for California’s 2018 Democrat-heavy gubernatorial race.

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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Proposes Monorail to San Fernando Valley

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has proposed building a monorail along the Interstate 405 to connect the San Fernando Valley with West Los Angeles on Tuesday, relieving traffic on one of the world’s busiest and most congested roads.

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Will Kevin De León Run for Governor? Maybe

California’s Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon might be considering running for governor in 2018, although reports indicate he will not be making an announcement on his decision during the California Democratic convention this weekend.

Oroville Lake and Dam (Breitbart News)

California Rain Expected to Boost Hydro-Electric Revenue

Data from the U.S. Energy Information Agency suggest that the state could receive an extra $900 million in new hydro-electric revenue as a result of record California rain — and that the cash could pay for some of the damage to the Oroville Dam, the Los Angeles Aqueduct, and much of California’s key flood control infrastructure.

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L.A. Mayor Defies Trump, Expands Protection for Illegal Aliens

The recently re-elected mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, released a new set of protections for illegal aliens on Tuesday, as cities across California step up their efforts to defy President Donald Trump’s crackdown.

Los Angeles Aqueduct (Brian Melley / Associated Press)

L.A. Declares Emergency over Flood Risk along Aqueduct

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared an emergency on Monday, as a mass snowmelt in the Eastern Sierras threatens communities in the Owens Valley and along the 221-mile Los Angeles Aqueduct.

Garcetti votes (Nick Ut / Associated Press)

Final L.A. Election Turnout at 20%, Just Misses Record Low

Turnout in the March 7 mayoral election in Los Angeles was not a record low after all, although it came close — and did break a record for the highest share of reelection votes won by any L.A. mayor in over a century.

Garcetti at DNC (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

L.A. Mayor Silent on City’s Rising Violent Crime

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s campaign traded barbs with mayoral challenger (and fellow Democrat) Mitchell Schwartz last week over the city’s year-over-year rising violent crime rate.