Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: A new chance to transform our kids’ future

It’s the end of the month and the refrigerator is almost empty. A fifth-grader leaves for school hungry, where she might get her only meals of the day. She takes her seat in a class filled with 32 other students. She loves to read, but her school library is closed because there’s no librarian. At Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Homeless programs help couple feel ‘free’ again

When Lawrence and Carla McCue met, it was love at first sight and it wasn’t long before they were married. Between Lawrence’s private-sector law enforcement jobs — a natural fit after serving in the Marines — and Carla’s position in the hospitality industry, they had no problem making ends meet. That all changed when Lawrence Read More…

Lead Story Local News Mayor Eric Garcetti West Edition

Mayor orders LAPD unit to reduce number of vehicle stops

LOS ANGELES — An elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department has been ordered by Mayor Eric Garcetti to reduce the number of vehicle stops it conducts in response to calls from activists and an investigation by the Los Angeles Times that claims officers pulled over a disproportionate number of African Americans. On Feb. Read More…