Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Taking ‘Cool’ steps to lower temperatures

It’s a hot July day and an elderly Angeleno is coming back from the store. She is walking to her bus stop hoping for shade along the way, but there are no trees lining the route and no shade structures covering the bus bench. What should have been a pleasant stroll quickly becomes a health Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Finding second chances for people on Skid Row

All Cornelius Bolden ever wanted was a second chance. Bolden has always been a caretaker, a person who looks out for friends and strangers alike. Growing up in a military family, he moved around every few years — which took him across the country and around the world. He would often return from his travels Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Building the future at LAX with career opportunities

Last week, I visited the Midfield Satellite Concourse — a $2 billion expansion of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. This project is just one component of a more than $14 billion reinvention of our airport. Walking around the cavernous concourse, I had the privilege to meet with the women and Read More…