Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Matt Johnson was right for the L.A. Police Commission

By Mayor Eric Garcetti Contributing Columnist Some people run from challenges, others rise to them. Matt Johnson is the kind of leader who turns adversity into strength and always places service before self. That’s why, in 2015, I named him to our Police Commission. In the midst of an important national discussion about the future Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Building a sturdy ‘bridge’ for Angelenos in need

By Mayor Eric Garcetti Contributing Columnist We opened the first “A Bridge Home” temporary emergency housing facility near El Pueblo Historical Monument this week — and as we toured the space and prepared to welcome the first residents, I was thinking of Angelenos like Ericka Newsome. Today, Newsome is an advocate at the Downtown Women’s Read More…